Lawrence Taylor

DUI Defense Exclusively Since 1979 (Offices in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego Counties.
Contact: (310) 860-9515
(949) 752-1550
(562) 989-4774
Law School: UCLA School of Law
Jurisdiction: California


About Lawrence Taylor
Offices in: Long Beach, West Los Angeles, Pasadena, Woodland Hills, Irvine, San Diego and Riverside.

A former Marine and graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (1966) and the UCLA School of Law (1969), Lawrence Eric Taylor served as deputy public defender and deputy district attorney in Los Angeles before entering private practice. He was the trial judge's legal advisor in People vs Charles Manson, was Supreme Court counsel in the "Onion Field" murder case, and was retained by the Attorney General of Montana as an independent Special Prosecutor to conduct a one-year grand jury probe of governmental corruption.

Turning to teaching, Mr. Taylor served on the faculty of Gonzaga University School of Law, where he was voted Professor of the Year, was Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University Law School, and was finally appointed Fulbright Professor of Law at Osaka University in Japan.

With over 33 years of experience, Lawrence Taylor is the author of over thirty articles and 13 books, including the standard text on DUI litigation, "Drunk Driving Defense", 7th edition (N.Y.: Aspen Law and Business) and "California Drunk Driving Defense", 4th edition (St. Paul, MN: West Publishing). He is one of only 4 DUI attorneys in California who is Board-certified as a DUI defense specialist.

Over the past 30 years Mr. Taylor has proven a popular lecturer on DUI trial techniques and constitutional issues at over 200 CLE seminars in 39 states, including those sponsored by the American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and numerous state bar associations including the California State Bar. He was one of the original 13 founders of the National College for DUI Defense, served on its Board of Regents and was elected Dean for 1995-1996. On July 25, 2002, at Harvard Law School, Mr. Taylor was presented with the National College's Lifetime Achievement Award.

(Taylor) excels at trial preparation and tactics....His expertise is incomparable.
Trial (Assoc. of Trial Lawyers of America)

Larry Taylor is recognized as one of the finest DUI trial tacticians in the country.
Editor, California DUI Report

Lawrence Taylor is one of the top DUI lawyers in the U.S. today.
Editor, Drinking/Driving Law Letter

Taylor's patented approach to crossing the cop....can be regarded as so fundamental that newer drunk driving defense practitioners may not be aware that he was its originator.
The Champion (Nat'l Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers)

Mr. Taylor is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar, California State Bar, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association and National College for DUI Defense. He maintains a personal DUI blogsite with commentary on the defects, fallacies and Constitutional damage of the war on drunk driving, and serves as Wikipedia contributing editor on DUI matters.
Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DUI Defense Specialist (National College for DUI Defense/American Bar Association)
University of California - BerkeleyB.A. (1966)
UCLA School of LawLaw Degree
Professional Associations
Member, Founder and Former Dean, National College for DUI Defense
Member, United States Supreme Court Bar
Member, California State Bar # 46045


Articles & Publications


Website: Website


    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    11601 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
    Telephone: (310) 860-9515
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    19800 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 300
    Irvine, CA 92612
    Telephone: (949) 752-1550
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 310
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    Telephone: (562) 989-4774
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    3780 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 310
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    Telephone: (562) 989-4774
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    3403 Tenth Ave., Suute 702
    Riverside, CA 92501
    Telephone: (951) 369-4999
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    2550 Fifth Avenue, Suite 815
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Telephone: (619) 232-5034
    Law Offices of Lawrence Taylor
    1055 East Colorado Blvd., Suite 5106
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Telephone: (626) 204-2858