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Taurus Martin Bailey

Taurus Martin Bailey

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Wills & Living Wills

About Me

Taurus Bailey is a Memphis attorney and graduate of the University of Tennessee. He has clerked with the State of Tennessee Attorney General, and worked as case examiner in lawsuits against the state of Tennessee under $25,000 for the State of Tennessee Department of Treasury. 

Attorney Bailey has also worked as plaintiff's counsel in personal injury with his father, Walter Bailey of the Walter Bailey Law Firm, and tried cases involving wrongful death in state and federal court. He is also an experienced divorce lawyer.

Taurus Bailey has worked part-time with the Shelby County Public Defender for over 8 years, and has maintained a private criminal defense practice for over 6 years with an emphasis in criminal trial practice.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    11 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    7 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%



Hourly ($175-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Taurus. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alberto Victor Batista

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Alberto Batista Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

T. Bailey Law Office

22 N. Front Street
Suite 1060
Memphis, TN, 38103




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Part-Time Assistant AttorneyShelby County Public Defender2003 - Present
AssociateThe Walter Bailey Law Firm2002 - 2010


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Bar Association (Ben Jones chapter)Historian2010 - Present
St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Guild of West TNN/A2010 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
Memphis Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Memphis Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionN/A2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
DeAunta Farrow, et. al v. City of West MemphisPolice found not liable

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
San Ten Coach Training CampLiability of gym and martial art school ownership2006