Tarihya J. McClain

Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501

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Tarihya McClain is a St. Louis native who grew up in the Florissant area. Before starting law school, McClain worked at a substance abuse facility and realized she had a knack for helping the facility solve complex legal and financial issues. Before long, she decided to make a career pivot into the field of law. McClain completed her Juris Doctorate degree at Saint Louis University School of Law in December 2022. During her academic tenure, McClain served as a law clerk for the MacArthur Justice Center, a legal research intern for Georgetown University School of Law, a law clerk for a small personal injury firm in downtown St. Louis, and as a student attorney assisting families in need with family-law-related issues. She has a diverse background and brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to the firm. She is currently licensed to practice in Missouri and works on civil defense litigation, municipal law, and insurance law matters.

Prior Legal Experience
Law Clerk, MacArthur Justice Center
Law Clerk, Law Firm of Thomas San Filippo & Associates
Legal Research Assistant, Georgetown Law’s O’Neil Institute

Academic Honors and Activities
Law School Dean’s Scholar
Black Law Student Association
Health Law Association

Community Activities
Rebuilding St. Louis

More About Tarihya


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2023)
  • Judson University (B.A., Business Administration, 2018)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyer’s Division
  • Mound City Bar Association