J. Michael Taylor

J. Michael Taylor: Attorney with Taylor/Potterfield
  • Attorney at Taylor/Potterfield
  • 2231 Devine Street, Suite 202, Columbia, SC 29205-2403
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  • Michael Taylor is a partner with Taylor/Potterfield LLC. He practices exclusively in exclusively to Family Law; appeals; and jurisdictional disputes. He works with clients local to South Carolina and international cases.
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Biography

J. Michael Taylor practices exclusively in Family Law; appeals; and jurisdictional disputes. He works with clients local to South Carolina and international cases.

J. Michael Taylor was admitted to the practice of law in the State trial and appellate courts of South Carolina in 1980 and Federal District Court in 1981. He is a member in good standing of the Family Law Sections of both the South Carolina Bar and American Bar Attorney Association, and since 1997 has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is a former Special Assistant United States Attorney and, for over twenty-eight years he has actively practiced domestic relations law in the South Carolina Family Courts, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubble, the highest possible distinction in both ability and ethical standards.

In addition, Mr. Taylor served as Editor of the S.C. Bar Family Law Newsletter, served as the South Carolina Reporter for the BNA Family Law Reports and was the South Carolina Reporter for the American Bar Association Family Law Section’s Law in 50 States project from 1990-2010. Most recently he served on the Judicial Qualifications Committee of the South Carolina Bar, screening candidates for the Family Court Bench.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
International Academy of Family Lawyers

(South Carolina State Bar Association)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Family Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Interstate and International Custody Actions
  • Jurisdictional Disputes

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
803-376-2001  Phone
803-376-8856  Fax
www.taylor-potterfield-law.com
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.A., magna cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1980
Admission:
1980, South Carolina and U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Memberships:
Richland County and American (Family Law Section) Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Family Law Section).
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Louisville, Kentucky
Reported Cases:
Reed v. Pieper, S.C. Ct. App. Op. No. 4837 (June 1, 2011); Brookshire v. Blackwell, 384 S.C. 333, 682 S.E.2d 295 (S.C. Ct. App., 2009); Browder v. Browder, 382 S.C. 512, 675 S.E.2d 820 (S.C. Ct. App., 2009); Semken v. Semken, 379 S.C. 71, 664 S.E.2d 493 (S.C. Ct. App., 2008); Kelley v. Kelley, 368 S.C. 602, 629 S.E.2d 388 (S.C. Ct. App., 2006); Love v. Love, 367 S.C. 493, 626 S.E.2d 56 (S.C. Ct. App., 2006); Patel v. Patel, 359 S.C. 534, 599 S.E.2d 124 (S.C. S. Ct., 2004); Patel v. Patel, 359 S.C. 515, 599 S.E.2d 114 (S.C. S. Ct., 2004); Patel v. Patel, 347 S.C. 281, 555 S.E.2d 386 (S.C. S. Ct., 2001); Paparella v. Paparella, 340 S.C. 186, 531 S.E.2d 297 (S.C. Ct. App., 2000); Anderson v. Tolbert, 322 S.C. 543, 473 S.E.2d 456 (S.C. Ct. App., 1996); Fisher v. Fisher, 319 S.C. 500, 462 S.E.2d 303 (S.C. Ct. App., 1995); Doe v. Doe, 319 S.C. 151, 459 S.E.2d 892 (S.C. Ct. App., 1995); Sharpe v. Sharpe, 307 S.C. 540, 416 S.E.2d 215 (S.C. Ct. App., 1992); Dunn v. Dunn, 298 S.C. 499, 381 S.E.2d 734 (S.C. S. Ct., 1989); Bogan v. Bogan, 298 S.C. 139, 378 S.E.2d 606 (S.C. Ct. App., 1989).
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    Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (18 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.9/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.9/5.0
    • Communication

      4.9/5.0
    • Legal Experience

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 12/02/11 in Family Law

      I was an associate in a family law practice at the time this survey was sent, but have since left the practice of law. However, in the several years I have known Mr. Taylor as a family law practitioner, he has been an excellent attorney.

      I was an associate in a family law practice at the time this survey was sent, but have since left the practice of law. However, in the several years I have known Mr. Taylor as a family law practitioner, he has been an excellent attorney. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 10/26/11 in General Practice

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