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Richard Taylor is the senior partner of Taylor, McCord, Praver & Cherry.  He has been practicing law in Ventura since he was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Richard was one of the first family law attorneys in the county to be awarded the premier AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been named among the Top Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Richard Taylor has exhibited involvement and leadership in the profession and the local community. He has taught Family Law at Ventura College of Law and has acted on numerous occasions as Judge Pro Tempore in the Ventura Family Law Courts.  Richard is a founding member of Collaborative Family Lawyers and the Ventura County Family Bar Association, of which he is Past President.  He has also been active in the Ventura Jaycees, the Ventura Chamber of Commerce, and the Buenaventurans.  He sits on the Board of Directors of the Ventura Community College Foundation and is currently serving as President, helping to raise money for scholarships and capital improvements at Ventura College.