James W. Taylor

Lexington, Kentucky

Phone: (859) 252-9000
Fax: (859) 233-4269

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Mr. Taylor joined Gess Mattingly & Atchison in 2018. He focuses his practice in the areas of general litigation and insurance defense, including the defense of bad faith claims, automobile negligence claims, premises liability claims, professional and medical malpractice, and employment law. He obtained both a bachelor’s degree and a law degree from the University of Kentucky.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1983


  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
    J.D., 1983
    Law Journal

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member

Professional Highlights & Honors:

  • AV PreeminentTM peer review rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1991-1995