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March 30, 2021
Taylor Porter estate planning and tax attorney Rebecca Hinton has been appointed President of the Estate & Business Planning Council of Baton Rouge. Hinton formerly served as Vice President.
The members of the Council are accountants, attorneys, life underwriters, trust...
March 29, 2021
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We are sad to report that the Taylor Porter family has lost former Partner and Of Counsel, Bill Wilson. Bill passed away early Monday morning.
Bill practiced with Taylor Porter for 50 years and...
March 26, 2021
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Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Brett Furr was crowned prom court king Thursday night, ranking as the top male fundraiser for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center "The Gala Goes Grease" 2021 virtual event. The...
March 23, 2021
Taylor Porter attorneys Ryan French and Coulter McMahen have been elected to represent the firm on the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry’s (LABI) Legal Advisory Council.
The council helps LABI set its policy priorities in the...
March 22, 2021
On Friday, March 19, 2021, Taylor Porter continued its "Take the Lead" mentoring, reading, and leadership program for Glen Oaks Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, with a session of personal letter writing to Frederick Douglass in which...
March 16, 2021
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Taylor Porter Partner Kiki Bergeron is featured in the Woman's Hospital blog, "Fighting Cancer with Positivity and Joy," highlighting the success of her nonprofit, Totes de Joie. Since 2017, Bergeron, a cancer survivor, has...
March 12, 2021
Taylor Porter, through its Diversity Committee's BUILD program and a partnership with Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS), kicked off a "Take the Lead" mentoring, reading, and leadership program for Glen Oaks Magnet High School in Baton Rouge. Over the...
March 09, 2021
Taylor Porter Partner Mike Crawford has been elected Secretary and to the Executive Committee of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Board of Directors. The local Food Bank has 120 agencies and serves the 11 parishes that surround...
March 04, 2021
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Taylor Porter is proud to sponsor "A Breath of Fresh Air," a virtual performance by the Theatre Baton Rouge Young Actors Program. The performance can be streamed anytime the weekend of March 12-14. There will be...
February 26, 2021
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Taylor Porter participated in a Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) Partners in Education Roundtable Webinar - "Public Education: Then and Now, Is it Still the Path to Freedom?" The webinar was held Friday,...
February 26, 2021
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Taylor Porter is proud to publish its January/February 2021 edition of "The Centurion" newsletter, highlighting the achievements, awards, recognitions, and professional/community involvement of Taylor Porter attorneys and staff as they...
February 25, 2021
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Taylor Porter attorney Coulter McMahen has been selected to the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (“LABI”) Emerging Leaders Council, a select group of distinguished young executives from each region...
February 23, 2021
Taylor Porter Partner Katia Bowman has been accepted into the 2021 spring session of the Baton Rouge Business Report Executive Leadership Academy. The Business Report started the academy four years ago with the goal of helping executives, manager level...
February 22, 2021
Taylor Porter’s law clerks include, from left: Natalie Earles, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Kristyn Couvillion, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Camille Arceneaux, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Yadira Crespo-Orosco, Southern University Law Center; and...
February 15, 2021
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Taylor Porter will participate with Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) in a Partners in Education Roundtable Webinar - "Public Education: Then and Now, Is it Still the Path to Freedom?" The webinar will take...
February 11, 2021
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Preston Castille, Taylor Porter Of Counsel, President of Helix Community Schools and BESE Representative for District 8, is featured in "Educator Spotlight" by New Schools for Baton Rouge, as the NSBR highlights educators and...
February 04, 2021
Taylor Porter Partner Tom Peak has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana Veterans Museum Foundation, which supports the operations and programs of the USS Kidd Veterans Museum.
Located in downtown Baton Rouge, the USS Kidd (DD-661),...
January 27, 2021
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Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Brett Furr is among the fundraising Prom Court for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center "The Gala Goes Grease" 2021 virtual event, to be held March 25, at 7...
January 19, 2021
Taylor Porter Special Counsel Rick Norman has been re-elected for his second year as President of the Louisiana State Law Institute. Norman has served in its governing body since 2006. The Law Institute was established in 1938 as an official law revision...
January 15, 2021
Taylor Porter attorney Rebecca Hinton has been selected to the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Leadership Baton Rouge Class of 2021. The selected participants represent a cross section of the Capital Region’s business, civic and non-profit communities.
January 05, 2021
Taylor Porter has elected Ashley Carver Meredith to Partner, effective January 1, 2021. Meredith, who joined Taylor Porter in 2014, practices in a wide array of areas including commercial litigation, commercial transactions, health care compliance, estate planning, and successions. She is ranked by...
January 04, 2021
Taylor Porter Partner Trey Tumminello has been elected to serve on the Baton Rouge Bar Association Board of Directors. Within the BRBA, Tumminello has formerly served as chairman of the 2018 BRBA Belly Up to the Bar Committee, and in...
January 01, 2021
Taylor Porter attorneys served as lead presenters at the annual Baton Rouge Bar Association "CLE By The Hour" month-long seminar event. The end-of-the-year continuing legal education seminar enables attorneys to earn last-minute and required credits all in one destination by...
December 30, 2020
Taylor Porter had 11 attorneys named to the 2021 lists of Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in each state, while the Rising Stars list recognizes the top...
December 15, 2020
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A 21st Annual Taylor Porter holiday card tradition, in which the children of the families of our firm's attorneys and staff submit their drawings to compile the annual holiday card mailed to clients, contacts...
December 10, 2020
Taylor Porter delivered holiday gifts to 70 children of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of Louisiana, one of the agencies served through the 29th annual Baton Rouge Bar Foundation’s Young Lawyers Section Holiday Star Project. The annual project...
November 30, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Skip Philips received the Louisiana Bar Foundation President's Award recognizing his outstanding support, dedication and advancement of the mission and goals of the foundation. Philips has been a foundation fellow since 1997, served on various committees over...
November 25, 2020
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November 24, 2020
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Taylor Porter Of Counsel and Helix Community Schools President Preston Castille served as a moderator for a CPEX Smart Growth Summit virtual session, "Conscious Consumerism: Uplifting Black Businesses." The session was held Oct. 6.
November 17, 2020
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Taylor Porter is proud to publish its 2020 November edition of "The Centurion" newsletter, highlighting the achievements, awards, recognitions, and professional/community involvement of Taylor Porter attorneys and staff as they work to make a difference...
November 16, 2020
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Taylor Porter Executive Committee Vice Chair and Partner Vicki Crochet has been inducted as a Fellow into The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. A special 25th Annual Virtual Induction Ceremony for the 2020 CLEL Fellows...
November 12, 2020
Taylor Porter is a Premier Sponsor of the 2020 Baton Rouge Area Chamber Virtual Statewide Economic Development Summit presented by Entergy, and to be held on December 8 and 10, 2020. Details and registration available at brac.org/edsummit.
November 05, 2020
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Taylor Porter had 29 practice areas ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, in the 11th Annual “Best Law Firms” rankings. Firms included in the 2021 edition of ...
November 05, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Kiki Bergeron delivered chemo care packages to patients at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center as part of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Bergeron is a local cancer survivor and founder...
October 23, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Skip Philips, who serves as president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, will lead a series of educational sessions on civil legal aid, increased need for services, and how it impacts your region, for the LBF "Virtual Pop...
October 22, 2020
Taylor Porter tax and estate planning practice leader John McDermott served as a panelist on "Private Clients and Estate Planning" for the 2020 MSI Virtual International Conference. The digital conference ran from Oct. 20-22 with the central theme of "Preparing...
September 30, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Mike Walsh was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in North America, composed of preeminent members of the Trial Bar, and...
September 22, 2020
Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton and Associate Coulter McMahen delivered a virtual presentation on "Sports Law" to a law studies class at Loyola College Prep high school in Shreveport, Louisiana. McMahen is an alumnus of Loyola.
Barton and McMahen...
September 21, 2020
Taylor Porter's Lake Charles office location - 145 East Street - has reopened, and our Lake Charles attorneys and staff have returned to the office. Our Lake Charles office main phone line is again functional at 337.436.7787.
Our Taylor Porter Lake...
September 16, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Mike Crawford has been ranked the 2021 Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" in Baton Rouge in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. "Lawyer of the Year" honors are...
September 16, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner Vicki Crochet has been ranked the 2021 Best Lawyers in America "Employment Lawyer of the Year" in Baton Rouge, which is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer attorney feedback for a specific practice area and...
September 15, 2020
For the seventh consecutive year, Taylor Porter was ranked as one of the “Best Places to Work in Baton Rouge” by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report in the publication’s 2020 rankings of companies. The awards program...
September 14, 2020
Taylor Porter organized a hurricane relief supply drive to donate hundreds of needed items to residents of Lake Charles affected by Hurricane Laura. A special thanks to Taylor Porter attorney and Lake Charles native Savannah Smith who organized the drive...
September 12, 2020
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has released details of his proclamation moving Louisiana’s response to COVID-19 to Phase 3. The new order will be in place for 28 days, expiring on October 9....
September 08, 2020
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It is with regret and sympathy that we announce former Taylor Porter Partner Robert Harold Hodges (1931-2020) passed away Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.
Hodges began his career with Taylor Porter in 1966, practicing as a preeminent...
August 31, 2020
The thoughts of the Taylor Porter family are with all of those affected by the widespread flooding and damage across the Lake Charles and surrounding areas as a result of Hurricane Laura. According to NPR, Hurricane Laura could cause...
August 24, 2020
Taylor Porter Partner and Executive Committee Member Brett Furr will enter his second year as a board member for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Foundation as the organization announced its board members for the 2020-21 year in The Advocate ...
August 21, 2020
Taylor Porter Partners and Health Care Practice Team members Ann Halphen and Adam Thames served as speakers at the LAMMICO Defense Counsel Seminar, held Aug. 20 at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort. LAMMICO is a policyholder-owned malpractice insurance company that provides...
August 20, 2020
Taylor Porter is pleased to announce that 43 of the firm's attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers in America® 2021 edition, including the inaugural edition this year of "Best Lawyers Ones to Watch."
The 27th annual publication is...
August 14, 2020
Taylor Porter was proud to participate in the "First Day Helpers" program by Volunteers In Public Schools to treat teachers and staff to breakfast at White Hills Elementary School in Baker. VIPS organizes the First Day Helpers program every year...
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