Tamie received her undergraduate degree from the University of the Pacific in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a minor in Pre-Law. She received her Juris Doctorate from Laurence Drivon School of Law, Humphrey’s College in 2007, where she served as the President of the Student Bar Association.
Tamie, a Certified Family Law Specialist, is a Modesto lawyer practicing in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Tuolumne, and Merced Counties with an emphasis on dissolution of marriage, legal separations, property division, child custody, child visitation, child support, spousal support, post judgment issues, step-parent adoptions, non-relative adoptions, guardianship cases, and premarital agreements, also referred to as prenuptial agreements.
As a Modesto lawyer, Tamie provides a variety of services in divorce cases designed to meet the needs of the clients she represents including mediation when appropriate and strenuous advocacy when necessary.
She utilizes her contacts and training with experts in the field including-but not limited to-child custody and visitation to help and/or protect children during difficult transitions and to promote healthy boundaries in family relations while divorcing parents navigate through their separation whether she is mediating a case or advocating against opposing counsel and/or an unrepresented party in or out of court.
Tamie also practices bankruptcy law as a Modesto lawyer, representing debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 proceedings in the Eastern District of California.
Other practice areas within the Borton Petrini law firm provides Tamie with the resources and experience she may need in areas of real property, estate planning, tax law, business, and/or civil litigation when developing legal and practical strategies to meet her clients’ needs. Every case opened with Tamie starts with an individualized plan designed to help her client because she understands the importance of family.
Tamie is married to Mike Cummins and they have five children, James, Dana, Chris, Emily and Michael. Her favorite pastime is spending time with her family.
Business and Professional Associations
Past Administrative Hearing Officer, City of Modesto
Women's Haven Board, Past Director
Stanislaus County Bar Association, Director
Bench Bar Liaison for Family Law Section
Judicial Liaison for Stanislaus County Bar Association
Nation Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Past Member
Leadership Modesto, Graduate, 2001
Executive Women's Golf Association, Past Member
Junior Chamber of Commerce, Past President
Student Bar Association, Past President
Underprivileged Children's Shopping Tour, Past Chairperson
Golf Tournament for Underprivileged Children, Past Chair
City of Modesto 4th of July Celebrations, Past Chair
Graffiti USA for the City of Modesto, Past Chair
McHenry Mansion, Past Member
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