Walwin Taylor | Miami Employment Law AttorneyWalwin Taylor | Miami Employment Law Attorney

Email: walwin@dereksmithlaw.com | Phone: (305) 946-1884


Walwin Taylor, Esq. is a zealous and dedicated Associate Attorney with the Derek Smith Law Group, with substantial litigation experience. Mr. Taylor received his Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law, and his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice (Cum Laude) from Florida Atlantic University.
He was a member of the law school’s trial competition team. He has also served as President of the Caribbean Law Students Association for two terms, and Vice President of the Black Law Students Association. He was also the recipient of the Pro Bono Award for his dedication to public service.

Mr. Taylor served as an Assistant Public Defender for the 17th Judicial Circuit, protecting the constitutional rights of the indigent. He has successfully negotiated hundreds of cases, and taken a wide variety of criminal cases to trial, including misdemeanors and felonies (second and third degree). He has
also successfully argued substantive motions in a wide range of cases. After completing his tenure at the Public Defender’s office, Mr. Taylor practiced Personal Injury Law, suing insurance companies on behalf of plaintiffs, and successfully litigated cases against many Fortune 500 insurance companies. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as a licensed insurance claim adjuster, where he learned the fundamentals of negotiation, and prior to that, as a licensed Private Investigator for several years.