Timothy S. Taylor

ttaylor@tevtlaw.com

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Professional Recognition:

  • Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law

Education:

  • The University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with honors, 2001)
    Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team (2000-2001)
    Semi-Finalist at the NAPABA National Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C. (2000)
  • The University of Florida (B.A. in Criminology, minor in Economics, 1998)
    Florida Academic Scholar (1995-1998)
    USA All-American Scholar (1998)

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 2002
  • United States District Courts, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Practice Areas:

  • Tim Taylor is a Board Certified construction lawyer with significant experience in commercial litigation and construction law disputes in federal and state courts.
  • Mr. Taylor has represented numerous owners, contractors, subcontractors and sureties in defense of warranty, construction defect, and delay claims.

Representative Matters:

  • Surety/contractor defense of statutory warranty claims and construction deficiencies on 138-unit luxury waterfront condominium project.
  • Surety/contractor defense of statutory warranty claims and construction deficiencies on 31-story luxury high-rise condominium project.
  • Surety/contractor defense of construction deficiencies and mold/water intrusion claims on a municipal public safety complex.
  • Surety/contractor defense of construction defects and delay claim on commercial office complex.
  • Surety/contractor defense of construction defect claim regarding municipal storm water drainage system.
  • Surety/contractor defense of construction defects and delay claim on waste water treatment facility.
  • Contractor claim against primary and excess liability insurer for coverage, Chinese Drywall.
  • Public owner claims and defenses involving construction defects and delays in the construction of public school.
  • Subcontractor claims against owner and general contractor for nonpayment of services on hotel project.
  • Negotiation of construction completion contracts and takeover agreement for performance bond claim on luxury oceanfront hotel project.
  • Negotiation of construction completion contracts and tender agreement for performance bond claim on public housing project.
  • Negotiation of various prime contracts, subcontracts, sub-subcontracts, material supply contracts and bonds on numerous projects throughout Florida.

Publications:

  • Co-Author, "Force Majeure: Risk Allocation for Unforeseeable Events," 15 CONSTRUCT! 2 (2006).

Speaking Engagements:

  • Florida Lien and Bond Law, South Florida Construction Claims Clinic (July 2007)

Professional and Civic Memberships:

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Coral Gables Bar Association
  • Construction Litigation Committee
  • Civil Litigation Committee
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee
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Contact Us


Merrick Way Office
Taylor Espino Vega & Touron, P.A.
55 Merrick Way, Suite 406
Coral Gables, FL 33134
P: (305) 441-9355
Ponce de Leon Office
Taylor Espino Vega & Touron, P.A.
2555 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 220
Coral Gables, FL 33134
P: (305) 443-2043