Tara Muller Portrait

Tara Muller

Policy Attorney

Tara Muller is a policy attorney at DRNC. She researches proposed and existing policy, working to gain legislative and agency support in areas affecting the lives of people with disabilities. Her broad scope of work includes health, education, elections, employment, criminal justice, and community inclusion. Tara relies strongly on collaboration, engaging extensively with external coalitions and other subject matter experts.

Originally from Asheville, she graduated from NC State University and Campbell Law School. For nearly 20 years before joining DRNC in 2020, she was a litigator in private practice, representing both businesses and individuals in workers’ compensation and appellate matters. Tara was also a certified mediator for several years and mediated a wide range of civil disputes across NC. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and spending time with her husband and three sons.

Disability Rights NC

About Us

Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.

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