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Taylor Burkhart Downs

Personal injury Attorney at Fairmont, WV

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State WV
    Acquired 2011
    Status
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About Taylor

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Taylor B. Downs graduated from the WVU College of Law in 2011 and began practicing law with the Manchin Injury Law Group in September 2011. While in law school, Taylor was a member of the WVU College of Law Moot Court Board, drafted and introduced HB3015, the Healthy and Safe Workplace Act, in the West Virginia House of Delegates, successfully competed in appellate advocacy competitions in Morgantown, WV, and New York City, NY, organized the inaugural National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition at the WVU College of Law, was president of the Democratic Law Caucus, and was honored by the WVU College of Law as a student of academic excellence. Additionally, Taylor was involved in the College of Law’s Legal Clinic, where he helped clients with little means have access to justice. Taylor is a member of the West Virginia Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, and is a! state coordinator for the Healthy and Safe Workplace Initiati! ve. In addition to a J.D. from the WVU College of Law, Taylor graduated magna cum laude from Shepherd University with a B.S. degree in political science and a B.A. degree in History.

Taylor practices primarily in the ares of personal injury litigation, including medical malpractice, products liability, and wrongful death. Taylor is admitted to practice to the West Virginia State Bar and the Southern District of West Virginia.

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Location

Taylor Burkhart Downs
1543 Fairmont Ave
Suite 203
Fairmont, WV, 26554
Manchin Injury Law Group
1543 Fairmont Ave
Suite 203
Fairmont, WV, 26554q
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Posted by Brooke | April 13, 2012
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Taylor poured himself into my case. He took time to learn the medicine involved in a complicated injury. He then utilized iPad technology in the court room to explain the details to the jury. He represented me with integrity and professionalism.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Manchin Injury Law Group, P.L.L.C
  • 2011 - Present
  • Research Assistant
  • WVU College of Law
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Summer Associate
  • Waddell Law Offices
  • 2009 - 2010

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Shepherd University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008
  • Shepherd University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Car Collision
  • Jury verdict for Plaintiff of over $106,000
  • Car Collision
  • Jury verdict for Plaintiff of over $157,000
  • Car collision
  • Settled out of Court
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Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • 2014 - Present
  • West Virginia Association for Justice
  • Committee Chair, New Lawyers Committee
  • 2013 - Present
  • West Virginia Elections Commission
  • Commissioner
  • 2013 - Present
  • Rotary Club
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Marion County Rescue Squad
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Augusta Development Corporation
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • West Virginia Association for Justice
  • Board Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • West Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 10 Attorney Award
  • National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Academic Excellence Award
  • WVU College of Law
  • 2011
  • Associate Chief Justice
  • WVU College of Law Moot Court
  • 2010
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Publications

  • The Sidebar (AAJ)
  • From the Bench: West Virginia Circuit Judge Michael Aloi
  • 2013
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Speaking Engagements

  • Small Business Boot Camp
  • Business Organizations
  • 2014
  • Guest speaker
  • What you don't know about your own insurance
  • 2013
  • Guest Speaker
  • Access to Justice: Explaining the Civil Justice System
  • 2012
  • Human Resources Information
  • Workplace Bullying
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (14)
Endorse Taylor
Car accident Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Feb 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"He is very bright and hard-working.In addition to his legal talent, he demonstrates a genuine commitment to his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.Taylor is an excellent lawyer with a very strong work ethic. He is diligent in knowing the law to best serve his client's interests. He works very hard for his clients and has excellent communication skills."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Taylor's attention to detail and hard work ethic will make him an asset to your case."
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Fairmont Personal injury Lawyer Taylor Burkhart Downs
Taylor Burkhart Downs
Personal injury Attorney
Fairmont, WV
Licensed for 12 years
Free Consultation