Biography

Tama Beth Kudman

Tama Beth Kudman

Background and Education

Tama Beth Kudman is AV-Preeminent Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell. She is honored to have been listed as a Florida Super Lawyer, and has a perfect 10.0 (Superb) Avvo Rating for Criminal Defense. Tama grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey.  She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1992 with majors in Political Science and History.  She went on to graduate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York, NY in 1995. Tama has practiced criminal defense since 1996.  Tama Beth Kudman, P.A., is a unique criminal defense boutique with locations in New York City and West Palm Beach, Florida catering to the special demands of clients who find themselves under investigation and/or prosecution by State, Federal, and/or regulatory and administrative agencies.

Tama Beth Kudman is admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions:

  • Florida
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • S.D. FL
  • M.D. FL
  • S.D. N.Y.
  • E.D. N.Y.
  • D. N.J.
  • 2nd Cir.
  • 11th Cir.

Tama belongs to the following associations:

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers(PBACDL)
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers(FACDL)

Tama has been honored to fill the following positions:

  • White Collar Crime Committee, NACDL
  • Litigation Committee, PBACDL
  • Past Chair of the Criminal Law Committee, Palm Beach County Bar Association

Lectures and Publications

Tama has been invited to lecture to other criminal defense lawyers and organizations on multiple aspects of criminal law and ethics by various organizations including  the University of Miami School of Law, the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She has been named as one of the top lawyers in Florida by SuperLawyers,

Tama has been quoted in publications and news media around the country, including The Sun-Sentinel, The New York Times. The Palm Beach Post, the Daily Business Review, Fox 5 Atlanta, The LawTV, WPEC, and WPBF.  She is the author of the Criminal Defense Blog.