Michael Madison Taylor, Jr.


MICHAEL MADISON TAYLOR, JR. (Madison) is a native of Brookhaven, Mississippi. He has a broad range of litigation experience in state and federal courts, including automobile and trucking accident cases, construction disputes, premises liability cases, workers’ compensation claims, Mississippi Tort Claims Act claims, and medical malpractice cases. He also represents insurance companies in coverage disputes, bad faith cases, and other matters. Mr. Taylor has an active appellate practice with experience in state and federal courts. Additionally, he has experience in working cases through the alternative dispute resolution process, including arbitration and mediation.

In 2022, Mr. Taylor founded the Mississippi Appeals Blog where he publishes summaries and analysis of the weekly decisions of the Mississippi Court of Appeals and Mississippi Supreme Court.

Bar Admissions:

  • Mississippi
    • All state and federal courts
  • North Carolina
    • All state and federal courts
  • Tennessee
    • All state courts
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Circuits


  • University of Mississippi School of Law (2011)
    • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude
    • Associate Articles Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal
    • Member of the Ole Miss Law Moot Court Board
  • Wheaton College (IL) (2008)
    • Bachelor of Science, Biology


  • Mississippi Appeals Blog (www.mississippiappeals.com)
  • Co-Author, Emerging Trends in Vicarious Liability, For the Def. (Defense Research Institute) (2013)
  • M. Madison Taylor, The Role of the Jury in a Trial with both a Mississippi Tort Claims Act Defendant and a Common Law Defendant, Miss. Def. Law. Ass’n Q. (Spring 2013)
  • Co-Author, Excess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium (Mississippi and North Carolina Chapters), Def. Research Institute (Defense Research Institute 2012)
  • Resolving the Conflict Between the Bench Trial Provision of the Mississippi Tort Claims Act and the Right of Trial By Jury Under the Mississippi Constitution, 81 Miss. L.J. Supra 21 (2011)
  • M. Madison Taylor, Bending Broken Rules: The Fourth Amendment Implications of Full-Body Scanners in Preflight Screening, 17 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 4 (2010)

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