Mr. Tarpley is a graduate of Elon University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in December 2019. He also earned a Master of Laws in Entertainment and New Media from Loyola Law School in May 2021. During law school, Mr. Tarpley studied abroad in South Africa, researching prisoner’s rights.
Mr. Tarpley is admitted to the California State Bar and has previously served clerkships for both the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of General Counsel as well as Simmons University, Office of General Counsel. Also, Mr. Tarpley has worked in private practice and has varied experience supporting clients involved in business litigation, intellectual property and real estate.
Mr. Tarpley is a former member of the Elon University marching band, where he served as drum major.
Mr. Tarpley resides in Los Angeles, California. In his free time, Mr. Tarpley enjoys cooking, gardening, and writing music.