Fred D. Taylor is a graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and received his undergraduate degree from Old Dominion University. He serves on the board of directors for several local non-profit organizations, including the Suffolk Education Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Virginia, Preservation of Historic Suffolk, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, and is a past President of the Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society. An advocate of constitutional liberties, Fred is also a member of the American Civil Liberties Union and serves as an affiliate attorney with the Rutherford Institute.
Additionally, Fred is the current President of the Suffolk Bar Association, and a member of the Franklin-Southampton County Bar Association, Isle of Wight County Bar Association, Portsmouth Bar Association, Virginia Beach Bar Association, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.
He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia and the Western District of Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
With a reputation for results as a litigator, Fred’s practice areas include business law, civil law, criminal law, elder law (with a focus on guardian & conservator litigation), family law, juvenile & children’s law, land use & zoning law, personal injury, and white-collar crimes.
To Fred, the practice of law is about problem-solving. Whether it requires a letter or litigation, Fred seeks to accomplish a positive outcome for his clients’ needs.