Chad Taylor

Michael Chad Taylor

Location: 1615 Ellis Street, Suite 100, Brunswick, Georgia 31520
Phone: (912) 275-8954
Fax: (912) 289-9069

Michael Chad Taylor grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland before attending college at Vanderbilt University and law school at Mercer University. Practicing law since 1999, Chad first served the State of Georgia as an Assistant District Attorney in Waycross and Savannah for four years, before becoming the Chief Assistant Glynn County Public Defender in 2004. When that office became a State agency, Chad continued as the Chief Assistant for the Brunswick Judicial Circuit, handling several thousands of cases in a five-county circuit, and serving as lead counsel or second chair in over fifty jury trials, including seven Murder trials. Since entering into private practice, his main practice areas are criminal defense litigation in both State and Federal Courts and domestic law, including divorce, child custody and child support.  Chad has significant appellate experience in both State and Federal Courts of Appeal, and has had several reported cases in the Georgia Court of Appeals.


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. – 1998
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. – 1995
    • Major: English

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1999
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia, 2002
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Domestic
  • Estate and Probate

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Past Employment Positions

  • Brunswick Judicial Circuit Defender’s Office, Chief Assistant Circuit Defender, 2005 – 2012
  • Glynn County Public Defender’s Office, Chief Assistant Public Defender, 2004 – 2005
  • Eastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2001 – 2004
  • Waycross Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 2000 – 2001
  • Law Offices of F. Robert Raley, Associate, 1999 – 2000

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Use of the Media in Child Support Enforcement, Georgia ICLE, 2003
  • Effects of Soldiers’and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, Georgia ICLE, 2001 – 2002