Norman F. Taylor has built a strong reputation as both a top consumer law
attorney and advocate for consumers' rights.
"As a lawyer, I thought I could right wrongs and help those who needed
assistance," he said. "I could help people get a measure of
justice. "Years ago, Norman Taylor sat in a courtroom and observed
a trial in progress. Invigorated by the experience, he changed the course
of his college education and enrolled in law school.
In 1986 he both graduated and passed the California State Bar Exam. From
there he opened a consumer law practice with an emphasis on warranty litigation.
It grew quickly and by the early 1990s, he'd developed considerable
expertise in the area of Lemon Law and established a reputation both with
the courts and the auto industry as an expert.
Successful Litigation Since 1987
Norman Taylor & Associates are specialists in consumer law: elder abuse,
medical malpractice, serious personal injury and Lemon Law.
He and his firms have handled more than 10,000 Lemon Law cases, forcing
automakers to refund well over $120,000,000 for defective goods sold to
His team also has a history of recovering large verdicts in medical malpractice,
serious personal injury and elder abuse.
Giving a boost to consumers
In addition to his sustained success representing consumers in Lemon Law
cases, Norman Taylor has done much to empower the public in this area:
In 1991, he co-authored a book on the Lemon Law entitled,
Lemon Law: A Manual for Consumers. It was the first book published on the subject in California.
In 2005, he authored and published
Lemon Law: The Standard Reference Guide, which enjoys distribution and recognition nationally.
Both books, written professionally yet in plain language, have helped countless
people to understand their rights. In fact, there was at least one automotive
giant that used the book as a guide to administering California's
lemon law claims.
Industry and Professional Recognitions
With numerous successful Lemon Law verdicts and settlements to his credit,
Norman Taylor's name began to appear in stories in auto industry trade
magazines as early as 1991, acknowledging his effectiveness on behalf
As his firm's reputation continued to grow stronger, he received an
invitation by the California Judicial Council in 2004 to assist in creating
standardized jury instructions for Lemon Law cases in California, which
have been codified in the CACI jury instructions manual.
Mr. Taylor's Philosophy
"I believe honesty and integrity should be reflected in how one conducts
their life. There really is nothing else. I take a lot of pride in what I do. Getting results for clients gives me
great satisfaction and is what has kept me going for 28 years."
In addition to advocating consumer rights as a profession, Mr. Taylor volunteers
many hours as a public speaker educating teachers on how to teach students
the truth about drugs. He is a husband, a father, music enthusiast, avid
golfer, and sports fan.