Law Office of Paul W. Taylor

Law Office of Paul W. Taylor

Over 33 years experience in resolving and litigating a wide range of legal issues

Firm Overview

The Law Office of Paul W. Taylor provides legal advice and representation to the residents, businesses and corporations of Skagit, Snohomish, Island and Whatcom counties.

Founded in 1993 and one of Mount Vernon's more senior law practices, The Law Office of Paul W. Taylor has acquired substantial experience in residential and commercial real estate matters and transactions, business and corporate law, and civil litigation.

Tenacious, diligent, forthright:
The practice's principal and sole practitioner, Paul W. Taylor, was born and raised in Northwest Washington and is a former Air Force Colonel. His practice is known for its tenacious research, dedication to details, extensive legal and general community connections, and aggressive representation of client cases. Paul prides himself on being a straight shooter who is easy to work with; he is forthright about options and possible outcomes.

Focusing on real estate, business and corporate law and personal injury:
The Law Office of Paul W. Taylor can provide legal services, advice and representation on a wide range of legal matters, including but not limited to:

- Real estate (Residential and Commercial)- permit and zoning, boundary disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, condominium law, adverse possession and eminent domain, residential sale agreements and title liens.

- Business and corporate law - from formation, contract review and restructuring, to acquisition and divestiture, due diligence, partnership and shareholder disputes, asset protection strategies, fraud litigation, and labor issues.

Main Office

Main Office
20388 Eric Street
Mount Vernon WA 98274



Real Estate

With over 30 years of experience in commercial and residential real estate, Paul W. Taylor will provide you with effective, skillful representation in all aspects of real estate.

Commercial Real Estate Transactions and Services:

Paul W. Taylor conducts all commercial real estate business meticulously and with methodical attention to all the important details. With his extensive preparation and commercial knowledge supporting your commercial real estate transactions, you can be confident that your investment is secure.

Some of the commercial real estate transactions that Paul can handle for your business are:
-Real estate disputes
-Construction and build-outs
-Easements and restrictions
-Sales contract drafting and review
-Leasing contracts
-Land-use and zoning
-Commercial real estate mediation and negotiation

Residential Real Estate Transactions and Services:

Paul W. Taylor helps homeowners and home buyers with all manner of residential real estate matters, including:
-Home buyers' bids
-Permitting and zoning
-Document review
-Title liens research and clearing
-Condominium law
-Easements and restrictions
-Eminent domain
-Financing and mortgages
-Home construction
-Homeowners association disputes
-Landlord-tenant disputes

Paul W. Taylor

Law Office of Paul W. Taylor

Paul has been practicing law since 1984. He has been specializing in Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Land Use and Planning, Zoning, Business Law and Personal Injury since 1993. Born and raised in Northwest Washington, Paul is a retired Air Force colonel and is proud to offer his services to clients in Whatcom, Skagit, Island and Snohomish Counties.

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation; Real Estate; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Business Law; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Residential Real Estate; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Easements; Homeowners Association Law; Quiet Title; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Fraud; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Title; Property Rights; Eminent Domain; Business Formation; Commercial Real Estate; Construction Claims; Construction Contracts; Construction Defects; Construction Liability; Construction Litigation; Contracts; Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Formation; Corporate Organization; Condemnation; Litigation; Property Damage; Land Use; Land Use Litigation; Personal Injury

1984: Washington
1986: U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
1996: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; and U.S. Court of Military Appeals

Law School:
Arizona State University, J.D.

Skagit County and Washington State Bar Associations

Government Trial Counsel, USAF Trial Judiciary, Fifth Circuit, 1982-1986

Bellingham, Washington; December 18, 1950

Military Service:
With U.S.A.F., 1973-1986; USAFR, 1986-2001, Colonel, Retired