Dwight Taylor

Taylor-DwightDwight Taylor is a founding member of The Rocky Mountain Law Group, LLC. Dwight has practiced in Aurora, Colorado since 1996.  A significant portion of Dwight’s practice is in estate planning and probate matters.  Dwight takes particular pleasure in assisting clients to protect their families in the transfer of family wealth to following generations, and in assuring that those plans are properly carried out.

Dwight’s work with business organizations include entity formation and governance, business planning and contracting, and asset preservation.

Dwight has extensive experience in significant commercial transactions and financing in construction, business acquisition, inventory and operations. He has particular expertise in agricultural law and the financing of commercial agricultural enterprises and rural utilities. His trial and appellate experience has been in the area of contract interpretation and enforcement, uniform commercial code issues, bankruptcy and business organizations. His work with business organizations include entity formation and governance, business planning and contracting, and asset preservation.

Dwight is active in the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, other civic organizations and serves on citizen boards and commissions for the City of Aurora.

Practice areas:

Wills and Probate

Business Law

Bar Admissions:

Arkansas, 1978
Kansas, 1979
Colorado, 1992
U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1978
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 1978
U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1986

Education:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1978
J.D.
University of Arkansas, 1970
B.A.
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha
Major:  Political Science

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Odors and Hogs, American Agricultural Law Association Ag Law Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1999

Advanced Agricultural Lending Seminar, Complex Loan Structuring, Independent Bankers of Colorado and American Institute of Banking – Rocky Mountain, Denver, Colorado, 1999

NPDES Permits for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, Independent Bankers of Colorado, April 1, 2000

Moderator, Environmental Regulation of Animal Agriculture in Colorado, 9th Annual Western Agricultural & Rural Roundup, CLE of Colorado, Inc., June 1, 2000

Moderator, Using Federal and State Resources for Financing Rural Enterprises, 10th Annual Western Agricultural Rural Roundup, CLE of Colorado, Inc., June 1, 2002

Honors and Awards:

Leadership Aurora, The Chamber in Aurora, 2004 – 2005

Aurora Chamber of Commerce Business for the Arts Award 2009

Professional/Community Associations and Memberships:

Aurora Bar Association, 1999 – 2001, 2009 – 2010
President

Aurora Business Advisory Board, 2005 – Present Past Chair

Aurora Symphony Orchestra Board, 2006 – Present Chair

Colorado Bar Association – Member

American Bar Association – Member

Colorado Bar Association, 2000 – 2003, 2008 – 2011 – Board of Governors

ABA Business Law Section – Member

ABA Business Law Section – Member, Commercial Financial Services Committee

ABA Business Law Section

Colorado Bar Association Section on Agricultural and Rural Law, 1995 – Present Past Chair

Aurora Judicial Performance Commission, 2002 – 2009 – Past Chair

Colorado Judicial Performance Commission, 2009 – Present

18th Judicial District

Aurora Chamber of Commerce, 2004 – Present

Board of Directors 2010 – Present

Member, Government Affairs Committee

Aurora Chamber of Commerce, 2009 – Present – Board Member

Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 1997 – Present