Todd A. Taylor
Todd has lived in Oregon for 30 years and graduated from Sandy High School in Sandy, Oregon. After high school, he lived in Brazil for two years as a missionary for his church. He became fluent in Portuguese and grew to love hard work and service to others. He attended Rick’s College in Idaho and then finished his undergraduate degree at Portland State University. Todd attended Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in law school, Todd clerked for the Knapp Law Firm in Salem, working on cases ranging from probate and family law to criminal defense and personal injury. After law school, Todd was an associate at a firm in Salem and personally worked on and settled more than 1,600 cases involving slip and fall accidents, auto accidents, pedestrian accidents, wrongful death and other serious personal injury matters. In 2012, Todd partnered with Ryan Johnson to form Johnson and Taylor, Personal Injury and Family Law. Todd focuses on personal injury cases. He is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic advocate who thrives on helping clients through their problems.
Todd enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids while camping, hiking, gardening, and playing and watching sports. He has enjoyed some international and domestic travel. He is active in Salem community youth and school organizations and his church.
Articles and Publications
- ORS 31.715 “no-pay, no play” law and one big exception, Avvo.com legal guides, 2015
- “How to Take Advantage of ORS 20.080,” Avvo.com legal guides, 2012
- “Freedom of Religion in China,” Willamette University College of Law, 2003
- “History of the Law,” Youth Group, Law merit badge, 2012
- BSA Troop 27, Salem, Oregon – past chartered organization chair, past scoutmaster
- Sprague High School Orchestra boosters – past treasurer
- Youth group adviser, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints