Author Lawrence Taylor
  • About the Author

Lawrence Taylor is a former Marine and a graduate of San Pedro (California) High School (1959), the University of California at Berkeley (1966) and the UCLA School of Law (1969).  He served as both deputy public defender and deputy district attorney in Los Angeles, and was the trial judge’s legal advisor in People v. Charles Manson.  After entering private practice, he was appointed Supreme Court counsel in the Onion Field murder case, and later was retained by the Attorney General of Montana as an independent Special Prosecutor to conduct a one-year grand jury probe of governmental corruption.

Mr. Taylor subsequently joined the faculty of Gonzaga University Law School, where he was voted “Professor of the Year” in his second year. He also served as Visiting Associate Professor at Pepperdine University Law School, and later accepted an appointment as Fulbright Professor of Law at Osaka University in Japan.

Mr. Taylor is the author of over thirty articles and 12 critically acclaimed books, including A Trail of Generals, Trail of the Fox, The D.A., To Honor and Obey and Born to Crime, and is featured in Wikipedia under Lawrence Eric Taylor.

In the past 30 years he has proven a popular lecturer on trial tactics and techniques at over 200 legal seminars in 38 states, and continues to limit the practice of his 5-attorney California law firm, The Law Offices of Taylor & Taylor, to DUI defense exclusively.