Heath Preston Taylor

is a Lawyer in West Columbia, SC

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Peer Rating  4.8/5.0 AV®Preeminent

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Areas of Law


  • Criminal Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Worker's Compensation
  • DUI Defense

Contact Information

Currently Employed At Taylor Law Firm, LLC
3618 Sunset Blvd., Ste. D
West Columbia, SC 29169

Overall Peer Rating

in Criminal Law, Additional Rated Practice Areas

4.8 out of 5

  • 5.0Legal Knowledge...........................
  • 5.0Analytical Capabilities...................
  • 5.0Judgment.....................................
  • 4.5Communication Ability..................
  • 5.0Legal Experience..........................
  • Meets Very High Criteria of General Ethical Standards
  • 5 out of 5.0 Posted on June 14, 2013

    Heath is one of South Carolina's leaders in the area of DUI defense!

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  • 5 out of 5.0 Posted on June 7, 2013

    Heath is not only an excellent lawyer, but he sacrifices a lot of time working at the Statehouse to ensure that legislation makes sense and protects the rights of the accused.

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Experience & Credentials

Admission Details1998, South Carolina
EducationNewberry College, B.A.; University of South Carolina, J.D.
Additional Bio DetailsHeath P. Taylor graduated from Newberry College in 1995, Summa Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1998. He is a partner in the Taylor Law Firm LLC located in West Columbia.

His practice areas include all types of criminal defense, with an emphasis on DUI defense. He also represents individuals in catastrophic injury and workers’ compensation cases.

Mr. Taylor formerly served as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Town of Irmo and as Associate Municipal Judge for the City of West Columbia. He is licensed to practice in all federal and state courts in South Carolina.

He is a member of the South Carolina Bar where he serves on the Criminal Law Council, Lexington County Bar, American Association for Justice, South Carolina Association for Justice, where he serves as the Criminal Section Chair, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he formerly served as President and is currently co-chair of the Legislative Committee, and National College for DUI Defense.

Heath and his wife have two sons. He enjoys hunting, fishing, backpacking and participating in triathlons.

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