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I focus my practice on family law litigation, especially cases involving closely held businesses and high-net worth individuals, as well as complex custody cases.  As a prior Director of Education for the American Society of Pension Actuaries and a Series 7 licensed securities broker, I have considerable business and financial expertise that is unusual among family law practitioners.  My education includes post-graduate work at The Wharton School, focusing on employee benefits. I am a past Certified Employee Benefits Specialist through the ASPA, and a past licensed Life Insurance agent.  I have also successfully litigated some of the most challenging and emotionally charged family law cases in the state, including international move-away cases, allegations of child abuse and parental alienation.  I have appeared in Los Angeles and Atlanta, as well as throughout Oregon and southern Washington.  My husband and I have fostered several children through both DHS and OYA, and we have adopted two children.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 70%
  2. Elder Law: 30%



Hourly ($375-385/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Taylor Murdoch

    Jaye Taylor is the Northwest's premier family law practitioner. Some attorneys specialize in trial work, or financial and organizational analysis, or settlement negotiation. As both an experienced courtroom litigator, and a business executive who has run her own pension company, Jaye gives her clients the complete package. Jaye raised her own son, who graduated from Harvard, as well as foster-children, and she approaches every client's custody and parenting issue with compassion and practical expertise. Jaye has guided countless clients through some of the most challenging periods of their lives with professionalism, skill, and grace. Clients in Oregon and Washington who are facing complex personal and business problems cannot have a better advocate than Jaye Taylor.


    Taylor Murdoch Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

Buckley Law P.C.

5300 Meadows Road Ste 200
Lake Oswego, OR, 97035


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Past President of the FirmBuckley Law2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderBuckley Law P.C.2003 - Present
ShareholderJaye W. Taylor and Associates1994 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Classroom Law ProjectBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law SectionCo-Cha2010 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsmemberN/A
Guardian Conservatorship Association of OregonmemberN/A
Clackamas Women LawyersmemberN/A
Oregon Womens LawyersmemberN/A
Lake Oswego Junior Women's ClubChairperson2005 - 2011
Christie CareBoard of DirectorsN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Buckley LawWill Options for Divorcing or Newly Separated Parents2012
Buckley LawUncontested Divorce? Take the Fast Track2011
Oregon Legislative Highlights, Oregon State Bar Public AffairsJudicial Administration2009
Buckley LawThe Use and Abuse of Custody and Parenting Time Evaluations2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of California - IrvineN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Multnomah County Bar Association, CLE CommitteeAllegations of Sexual Abuse in Family Law Litigation2013
Family Law Conferencelecturer and faculty member2011
Oregon Women LawyersFamily Law and Foster ParentingN/A
AM NorthwestFrequent GuestN/A