Our Firm

Tatiana Doran, Senior Attorney

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court Southern District of California

U.S. District Court Central District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

US Supreme Court


Yale Law School

Juris Doctor 1999


University of California San Diego, Rady School of Management

MBA 2019


University of San Diego, School of Business Administration

MSGL 2016

Master of Science in Global Leadership

Tatiana Doran is a Senior Attorney at Boyd Law. Ms. Doran practices in the areas of family law, probate, and civil litigation. She is a member of the San Diego County Bar association, serving as the Vice Chair of the Elder Law Section for 2021 and 2022, a Member at Large of the Family Law Section executive committee for 2022, and as a Member of the Audit Committee for 2021-2022.

She previously ran a solo law practice in San Diego, California from 2015-2021, and was formerly a Navy, Judge Advocate General’s Corps military attorney from 2003-2015, and has successfully represented the U.S. Navy and thousands of individual clients in estate planning, family law, trust litigation, civil litigation, and investigations.

Ms. Doran represents clients at all stages of family law litigation, in dissolution, parentage, and legal separation proceedings, including on matters involving child custody and visitation, property division, child support, and spousal support. She also represents clients in estate planning and probate and trust litigation matters. Ms. Doran has successfully represented clients in jury and bench trials, contested evidentiary hearings, mediation, and settlement negotiations and agreements. Ms. Doran prioritizes reaching the best possible resolutions for cases and clients.

Honors and Awards

  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Pro Bono Program, Outstanding Service Award, 2016
  • State Bar of California, Wiley W. Manuel Certificate (volunteer service), 2015, 2016
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, 2007, 2010, 2012
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2014
  • During law school: Articles Editor, Yale Law Journal; Board Member, New Haven Cares; Member, Yale Law Women
  • During MBA: President, Rady Veterans Association
  • During MSGL: Graduate Certificate in Project Management; Beta Gamma Sigma
  • During undergraduate BA degree: Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian; Debate Team Member, Phi Alpha Delta, Alpha Chi Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Diego County Bar Association
    • Vice Chair, Elder Law Section 2021, 2022
    • Member at Large, Family Law Section executive committee 2022
    • Committee Member, Audit Committee 2021-2022 (2 year term)
  • San Diego County Family Law Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Probate Attorneys of San Diego
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys