John C. Taylor Jr.

Founder, Retired

John was one of the founding partners of Taylor, Day, Grimm & Boyd in 1981. Prior to co-founding the firm, he served as an associate and a partner in the law firm of Mathews Osborne and Ehrlich, where he was mentored by Ray Ehrlich, one of the great trial lawyers in Florida.

John practiced general litigation throughout his 45+ year career. He started as an insurance defense specialist, representing a number of insurance carriers and asbestos manufacturers in mass tort litigation as well as practicing general commercial litigation.

  • University of Florida College of Law, 1970, J.D.
  • University of the South, 1967, B.A.
    • Graduated with honors
Community Involvement
  • Amelia Island Plantation Community Association, Past Board of Directors
  • Dolores Barr Weaver Policy Center, Past Board of Directors
  • WJCT, Past Board of Directors
  • Board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Jacksonville, Past President
  • Area Council for the Boys and Girls Club, Past Chairman
  • Board of Planned Parenthood of Northeast Florida, Past President
  • March of Dimes of Northwest Florida, Past Chairman
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