Attorney at Law
Melinda Taylor grew up in the greater Columbia, South Carolina area where she currently resides. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina and graduated from Charlotte School of Law with honors (cum laude). After law school, Melinda spent over eight years at a public interest law firm practicing family law and other areas of civil litigation. Melinda was the head family law attorney and was recognized as Attorney of the Year in 2016 while employed at that law firm.
Melinda has extensive experience advocating for clients who were victims of domestic violence. She has represented clients in custody, divorce, adoption, child support, separation, and birth certificate cases. Melinda has completed the South Carolina family law mediation course and has mediated many custody and divorce cases with simple and complex issues.
Melinda is a member of the South Carolina Bar and the Richland County Bar’s Public Interest Committee. She was recognized as a Legal Elite in family law in 2020 and 2021.
When Melinda is not advocating for her clients she enjoys walking, riding bikes, and spending time with her family on the lake.
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