Tara Malek

Tara Malek

Tara Malek is a former Kootenai County prosecutor and assistant U.S. Attorney. She is the co-owner of Smith + Malek and lives in Coeur d’Alene and Boise with her husband, Luke Malek.

Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin presides over the Idaho Senate.

White nationalism is morally abhorrent and runs counter to a free economy

By: - March 4, 2022

Idaho’s extremist Lieutenant Governor, Janice McGeachin, disgraced herself, the office she holds, and our state yet again by speaking at AFPAC last week. AFPAC is a white nationalist conference founded by Nick Fuentes and attended by those who promote exclusionary practices that harm both our economy and republic, including antisemitism, sexism and homophobia. In addition […]

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Idaho’s sexual assault victims must be protected when they come forward

By: - April 26, 2021

As a former federal and state prosecutor, I’m no stranger to the scourge of sexual assault on our communities.  I’ve seen first hand the lives destroyed by rape and sexual assault and the lasting impact that it can have on not only victims but their families as well. Further, the damage caused by sexual assault […]