Cherrie Tan


2300 Clayton Road, Suite 1350 Concord, CA 94520 800-525-1690

Cherrie Tan is a Trial Attorney in our Concord office. Prior to joining Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP, Ms. Tan practiced general civil litigation.  She handled a variety of matters including landlord/tenant disputes, business disputes, civil rights claims, harassment claims, and appeals.

At Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP, Ms. Tan’s practice focuses on residential landlord/tenant matters.


  • California Bar, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2022


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. Political Science/Global Studies

Professional and Civic Engagement:

  • Former Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Charles A. Smiley, Alameda County Juvenile Court
  • Former Articles Editor, Journal of International Law
  • Board Member, Center for Youth Development Through Law


  • Litigated published decisions (see Lincoln v. Lopez (2022) 77 Cal.App.5th 922; Mohler v. County of Santa Clara (2023) 92 Cal.App.5th 418)
  • Author, “6 Lessons for Landlords from the COVID-19 Pandemic” in the Rental Housing Journal
  • Author, “Five Trial Tips for New Attorneys” in the Daily Journal

Special Awards:

  • Dean’s Honor List, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2016-2017
  • Recipient, High Tech Excellence Award 2016-2017
  • Awarded Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star 2022-2023
  • Selected as one of Northern California Top Women Lawyers in 2022