Graden R. Tapley, Senior Litigation Associate

Graden Tapley is a fourth generation Sebastopol resident. He is a proud graduate of Analy High School and Santa Rosa Junior College, attended Humboldt State University, and received his J.D. from Empire College School of Law. Soon after graduating from law school and passing the Bar, Graden “hung out his shingle” in Sebastopol, maintaining a solo practice for 10 years. His practice focused on the areas of real estate and construction litigation. He also worked with debtors during the housing crisis, handling claims for wrongful foreclosure, workout agreements, and bankruptcies.

He has successfully tried court trials, jury trials, and has represented clients in arbitrations and mediations. Graden’s litigation practice has expanded to include family law matters and trust and estate litigation.

He is married and has two children. In his spare time he likes hiking, backpacking, and mountain-biking.