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West Columbia Family Law Attorneys

Helping You Protect What Matters Most

For nearly half a century, Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A. has served Columbia as premier family law attorneys. Family Law attorney in Columbia Legal matters involving your family comes with its fair share of difficulties. Whether you have made the decision to file for divorce, pursue sole or joint custody over your children, or divide marital property, our legal team offers viable solutions designed to find a prompt resolution and help you move on with your life. In addition to family law, we also represent clients with personal injury, criminal defense, and more.

Our family attorneys in West Columbia are a force to be reckoned with inside and outside of the South Carolina courtroom. When standing up for our clients' rights and best interests, we never back down. Although our legal team manages a varied caseload, we all share a one-track mission: to put our clients first. We have established a reputation for diligent advocacy throughout our years in practice. Because of the fact that we provide every case with the personalized attention deserved, we have also developed a proven and successful track record.

If you are looking to retain our legal services, we invite you to come visit our West Columbia or Saluda office to discuss the circumstances you are dealing with. Please give us a call at (866) 829-1242 or fill out our online contact form to take the first step.

  • AV Martindale - Hubbell Peer Review Rated
  • 2016 Legal Elite of the Midlands
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Martindale - Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • Top Attorneys in the Midlands
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands
  • America's Most Honored Professionals

Representing Your Best Interests

  • Personalized Attention Toward Every Case
  • Assertive Representation in Your Corner
  • Multiple Practice Areas for All Our Clients' Needs
  • Recognized by Many Legal Associations

Meet the Attorneys

  • S. Jahue (Jake) Moore
    S. Jahue (Jake) Moore Senior Partner
  • J. Mark Taylor
    J. Mark Taylor Senior Partner
  • C. Vance Stricklin, Jr.
    C. Vance Stricklin, Jr. Partner
  • James Edward Bradley
    James Edward Bradley Managing Partner
  • Sheila McNair Robinson
    Sheila McNair Robinson Partner
  • Christian G. Spradley
    Christian G. Spradley Partner (Saluda Office)
  • C. David Sawyer, Jr.
    C. David Sawyer, Jr. Partner
  • William H. Edwards
    William H. Edwards Partner
  • Stanley L. Myers
    Stanley L. Myers Partner
  • Jane H. Downey
    Jane H. Downey Partner
  • Jake Moore, Jr.
    Jake Moore, Jr. Partner
  • John C. Bradley, Jr.
    John C. Bradley, Jr. Attorney
  • Melissa K. Moore
    Melissa K. Moore Associate
  • William B. Fortino
    William B. Fortino Partner
  • Ralph Nichols (Nick) Riley, Jr.
    Ralph Nichols (Nick) Riley, Jr. Partner
  • Amber Cary Fulmer
    Amber Cary Fulmer Associate
  • Justin T. Williams
    Justin T. Williams Associate
  • Robert D. Hazel (Retired)
    Robert D. Hazel (Retired) Partner
  • S. Jahue (Jake) Moore Senior Partner
    S. Jahue (Jake) Moore

    Attorney S. Jahue (Jake) Moore provides professional legal guidance in the areas of civil litigation, criminal litigation, administrative law, local government, commercial litigation, and education law. Read More

  • J. Mark Taylor Senior Partner
    J. Mark Taylor

    Attorney J. Mark Taylor is the advocate to call when you are dealing with legal issues involving your family and/or requiring complex court litigation. Read More

  • C. Vance Stricklin, Jr. Partner
    C. Vance Stricklin, Jr.

    As a trusted family law advocate, Attorney C. Vance Stricklin. Jr. has helped our clients move past divorce, child custody, and property division proceedings for the past 20+ years. Read More

  • James Edward Bradley Managing Partner
    James Edward Bradley

    Attorney James Edward Bradley is a skilled and seasoned litigator with a proven track record for handling commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and personal injury litigation cases successfully. Read More

  • Sheila McNair Robinson Partner
    Sheila McNair Robinson

    Attorney Sheila McNair Robinson is a devoted family law advocate and experienced mediator, helping clients resolve their legal matters peacefully. Read More

  • Christian G. Spradley Partner (Saluda Office)
    Christian G. Spradley

    Attorney Christian G. Spradley serves our clients in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, family law, and local government law. Read More

  • C. David Sawyer, Jr. Partner
    C. David Sawyer, Jr.

    Attorney C. David Sawyer, Jr. can counsel you through a broad range of legal matters involving your family, your future, or your property. His practice areas include real estate law, probate law, family law, and estate planning. Read More

  • William H. Edwards Partner
    William H. Edwards

    Attorney William H. Edwards can help you make informed decisions through personal injury, civil litigation, social security disability, and business litigation matters. Read More

  • Stanley L. Myers Partner
    Stanley L. Myers

    Attorney Stanley L. Myers has proven his legal abilities in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury law. He is devoted to protecting your best interests whether you have been harmed by the negligence of another or accused of a crime. Read More

  • Jane H. Downey Partner
    Jane H. Downey

    As a Certified Specialist in the areas of bankruptcy and debtor/creditor law, Attorney Jane H. Downey helps clients who have hit hard times turn over a new leaf with their finances. Read More

  • Jake Moore, Jr. Partner
    Jake Moore, Jr.

    Attorney Jake Moore, Jr. can navigate you through the complexities of your criminal law, family law, personal injury, or civil litigation case. Read More

  • John C. Bradley, Jr. Attorney
    John C. Bradley, Jr.

    Attorney John C. Bradley, Jr. advocates on behalf of medical professionals and hospitals charged with malpractice. His areas of focus in the field of law include civil litigation, appeals, healthcare law, and liability. Read More

  • Melissa K. Moore Associate
    Melissa K. Moore

    Attorney Melissa K. Moore helps families overcome legal battles and plan for their futures. Read More

  • William B. Fortino Partner
    William B. Fortino

    Attorney William B. Fortino offers professional legal guidance in the areas of family law and civil litigation. Read More

  • Ralph Nichols (Nick) Riley, Jr. Partner
    Ralph Nichols (Nick) Riley, Jr.

    Attorney Ralph Nichols (Nick) Riley, Jr. serves our clients in the areas of family law, criminal defense, civil litigation, personal injury, workers' compensation, and local government law. Read More

  • Amber Cary Fulmer Associate
    Amber Cary Fulmer

    Attorney Amber Cary Fulmer is a devoted family law attorney, serving the needs of families throughout West Columbia. Read More

  • Justin T. Williams Associate
    Justin T. Williams

    Attorney Justin T. Williams focuses on handling cases in the areas of workers' compensation, criminal law, and civil litigation. Read More

  • Robert D. Hazel (Retired) Partner
    Robert D. Hazel (Retired)

    Attorney Robert D. Hanzel offers sound legal counsel to all of the cases handled by our firm. Read More

Helping Our Clients Get Through the Process & Move on with Their Lives

  • Mr. Fortino is an honest, hard-working attorney that takes all of your concerns into consideration.

    “Mr. Fortino is an honest, hard-working attorney that takes all of your concerns into consideration. ”

    Previous Client

  • Very open and honest attorney

    “Mr. Edwards is a very open and honest attorney. I enjoyed working with him.”

    Previous Client

  • He has an excellent reputation among colleagues for very good reason.

    “Bill's calm and truthful nature helped ease my stressful divorce. He stuck to the facts, was available to answer questions in a timely manner, demonstrated professionalism of a rare nature, and listened patiently. He came highly recommended and has an excellent reputation among colleagues for very good reason.”

    Previous Client

  • Wonderful lawyer

    “Wonderful lawyer.”

    Previous Client

  • Thankfully, I found someone who listened, understood and provided prudent counsel. It was not only a pleasure to work with Will, but his manner was professional, his work efficient and effective and the fees were quite reasonable.

    “Thankfully, I found someone who listened, understood and provided prudent counsel.”

    Previous Client