ST. PETERSBURG – Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, is pleased to announce that Tara M. Caney has joined the firm’s health care team and will be based in the St. Petersburg office.
Tara first joined Johnson Pope as a Summer Associate and subsequent Law Clerk in 2017, gaining exposure to various practice areas. Tara has since concentrated her practice on the area of health care law. She advises on matters concerning health care compliance; licensure; medical staff bylaws; Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance company audits; mergers and acquisitions, and other health care regulatory and business matters.
In addition to her time at Johnson Pope while in law school, Tara has worked as a Law Clerk for a prominent boutique intellectual property law firm, and interned for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich at the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. Prior to attending law school, Tara was a mental health counselor.
Tara holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Wheaton College of Massachusetts and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. During law school, Tara was recognized with several accolades including Dean’s List and Honor Roll for several semesters; Highest Grade Designations in Employment Law, Administrative Law, and Higher Education Law; and a three-year Merit Scholarship. She also served as an Articles and Symposia Editor for the Stetson Law Review and a Stetson Law Student Ambassador.
Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP is a full-service, regional law firm with offices in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.