Abbi Taylor’s Experience

Law Firm of Abbi S. Taylor, LLC

January 2001 to present

Mediator and Arbitrator, DeKalb Dispute Resolution

September 2003 to present

Associate Magistrate Judge, DeKalb County Magistrate Court

April 1997 to present:

  • Preside over Civil and Criminal Calendars
  • Preliminary Hearings; Issue Warrants, Set Bonds
  • Helped develop Diversion Court Program for accused who have mental health issues
  • Fill in for State Court and Juvenile Court Judges

Adjunct Professor – Georgia State Law School

January 1998 to 2008
Taught Trial Techniques and Litigation

Peters, Roberts, Borsuk & Taylor

October 1995 to January 2001

  • Private Criminal Defense Firm
  • State and Federal cases
  • Co-counsel on civil matters

DeKalb County Public Defender

April 1992 to October 1995
Handled Misdemeanors, Felonies, Felony Appeals, and Death Penalty cases

Fain, Major and Wiley

June 1991 to April 1992
Associate: Insurance Defense

Neely and Player

May 1990 to September 1990
Criminal Defense and Insurance Defense

National Criminal Defense College

March 1989 to June 1990
Staff Member/Assistant