Lawrence Taylor

Title: Partner
Company: Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor
Location: Long Beach, California, United States

Lawrence Taylor, Partner at Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in public defending, prosecuting, drunk driving defense and writing.

Mr. Taylor and his law firm are ranked AV Preeminent by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, he has been recognized as a Super Lawyers of Southern California, and with the Richard Erwin Lifetime Achievement Award from National College’s and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National College for DUI Defense. He has practiced law for more than four decades, having received a JD from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1969. He began his career as a public defender and in criminal prosecution before opening his own private practice. One of his most notable cases has been People v. Charles Manson, where he served as the trial court’s legal advisor.

Throughout his career, Mr. Taylor has held number of teaching positions. He has served as a Fulbright Professor with the University of Kobe and the University of Osaka. He has taught at the Western State University School of Law since 1986. Furthermore, Mr. Taylor has prepared future generations of lawyers at Gonzaga University and Pepperdine University. He is noted as one of the ten founders of the National College for DU Defense and is the former dean of the organization.  Mr. Taylor has maintained affiliation with the California Bar Association, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

As a writer, Mr. Taylor has penned more than 12 books, including a well-known textbook on the subject of DUI. These books include “Drunk Driving Defense 7th Edition,” “Born to Crime,” “California Drunk Driving Defense, 3rd Edition,” “The D.A.: A True Story,” and “Witness Immunity.” His experience in law has been called upon with speaking engagements. He has spoken at over 200 lawyers’ seminars in 38 states. He is admitted to practice with the State Bar of California, the US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court Bar.

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