Attorney Clyde M. Taylor III, is the son of attorney Clyde Taylor, Jr. After being raised as the son of a reputable Florida attorney, he followed in his father's footsteps by going into the legal field. Attorney Taylor initially earned his Bachelor's degree from BSBA, University of Florida in 1996 where he majored in Business Management and graduated with honors. From there, he went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia in May of 2000. Clyde M. Taylor III initially began his legal career working in the Office of the Public Defender, 7th Judicial Circuit from 2001 to 2004.
In 2004 he went into the private sector where he worked as an associate attorney at Canan Law from August of 2004 to July of 2007. In August of 2009, Attorney Taylor became a solo practitioner when he opened his law firm, The Law Office of Clyde M. Taylor III, and in August of 2010, attorney Taylor joined his father at Taylor & Waldrop Attorneys. Today, attorney Clyde M. Taylor III works alongside his father Clyde Taylor, Jr. and fellow associate attorney Bradley A. Waldrop. Attorney Clyde M. Taylor III focuses on handling those cases that involve post-convictions and appeals.
- Juris Doctorate, University of Georgia, May 2000.
- Studies focused on criminal law and public interest law.
- BSBA, University of Florida, December 1996.
- Major in Business Management. Graduated with honors.
- Partner, Taylor & Waldrop Attorneys (August 2010-Present).
- Solo Practitioner, Law Office of Clyde M. Taylor III (August 2009-August 2010).
- General practice with an emphasis on appellate matters.
- Associate Attorney, Canan Law (August 2004-July 2007).
- Criminal trial practice including felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile offenses in St. Johns, Duval, Clay, Putnam, and Flagler Counties.
- Family law practice including dependency, dissolution, custody, and domestic violence injunctions.
- Civil litigation practice including personal injury, medical malpractice, civil rights, and contractual disputes.
- Probate practice including preparations of wills and trusts and probate administration.
- Business law practice including contract disputes, purchase and sale agreements, and creation of business entities.
- St. Johns County Felony division including defending persons of drug offenses, sex offenses, violent offenses, theft offenses, and murder.
- Flagler County Misdemeanor/Juvenile division primarily defending persons for drug and traffic offenses.
- Office of the Public Defender, 7th Judicial Circuit (December 2001 -August 2004).