GEORGE J. TAYLOR | PARTNER2020-02-20T13:14:31-05:00

George Taylor is a Partner in Brinkley Morgan’s Estate and Trust Litigation and Business Litigation practice groups. His Estate and Trust Litigation practice focuses on resolving disputes, including but not limited to will and trust contests based on undue influence, removal of personal representatives and trustees for breach of fiduciary duty, litigation between trust protectors, trustees, and trust beneficiaries. Additionally, Mr. Taylor’s Business Litigation practice focuses on solving legal problems resulting from commercial and business relationships, like breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion (embezzlement), and ownership disputes, including the litigation of those matters in both state and federal courts.

An active member of the community, Mr. Taylor serves on the boards of Arc Broward, Broward Performing Arts Foundation, and the Salah Foundation. Notably, Mr. Taylor was Chairman of the KIDS Campaign for Broward Health, whereby an astounding $22.6 million was raised in less than two years for the renovation and expansion of the children’s hospital at Broward Health Medical Center.

Mr. Taylor earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law, where he graduated 4th in his class, and received Book Awards (Highest Grade) for Charitable Organizations, Interviewing and Counseling, Probate Law Workshop, and Real Estate Transactions.

Publications and Presented Materials
Panelist, “Grants Gone Wild (In the Best Way!),” National Leadership Institute, March 29, 2018
Panelist, Planned Giving Council of Broward’s 25th Anniversary Symposium, May 17, 2017
“Trust Protectors: A Love Story,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, March 9, 2017
Speaker, “Private Family Foundations: An Inside Look,” Association of Fundraising Professionals Fort Lauderdale – Broward County Chapter, March 8, 2016
Speaker, “Private Family Foundations: An Inside Look,” Planned Giving Council of Broward’s Monthly Breakfast Meeting, Oct. 21, 2015
“Metadata: What You Can’t See May Hurt You!” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, July 15, 2015
“E-Discovery: A Beginner’s Guide to Electronic Discovery,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Feb. 20, 2015
“The Prototypical Prevailing Party Fee and Cost Provision: Friend or Foe?” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, Dec. 8, 2014

Accomplishments
Florida Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017-2019
Royal Poinciana Community Leadership Award, Debbie’s Dream Foundation Dream Makers Gala, 2018
Honoree, American Cancer Society Celebration Gala, April 22, 2017
Profiles in Leadership Award, Leadership Broward, 2016
Up & Comers Award, South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine – Finalist, 2016

Professional Associations
The Florida Bar, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Broward County Bar Association, Member
South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Broward County Chapter, Member
17th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “F,” Vice Chair

Community Engagement
Arc Broward, Inc., Board Chair, 2017-Present
The Salah Foundation, Board Member, 2011-Present
Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Board Member, 2016-Present
– Parker Campaign Committee, Member, 2018-Present
– Governance Committee, Member, 2020-Present
2-1-1 Broward, Strategic Planning Committee, Member, 2013-2016
Broward Health Foundation, Secretary of the Board, 2012-2016
KIDS Campaign, It’s All About KIDS, A Special Campaign for Broward Health, Chairman, 2014-2016

Admissions
Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Education
Lynn University, Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 2002
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2012