Joseph O. Taylor, Jr.

Joseph O. Taylor, Jr.


Murchison, Taylor & Gibson, PLLC

Recognized since 2015

Wilmington, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Land Use and Zoning Law
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Mr. Taylor is the senior member of the firm’s real estate and development department. He was born in Sanford, North Carolina, has extensive ties in Southeastern North Carolina, and is very involved in the Wilmington community. He was recently chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for 2015 in the category of Real Estate Law.

Professional Activities and Affiliations

New Hanover County, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations

North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers

Community Activities and Affiliations

Alderman, Town of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, 1973-1977, Mayor, Pro-Tem, 1975-1977

Co-chair, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Steering Committee, North Carolina State University

Honorary Alumni College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University

The Wallace Carl Riddick Society, The Charles Burgess Williams Society, and the William Joseph Peele Society, North Carolina State University

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell – AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015, Real Estate Law

Location

  • 16 North Fifth Avenue
    Wilmington, NC 28401-4537

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Land Use and Zoning Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Real Estate Law, Wilmington-NC (2021)
  • Land Use and Zoning Law, Wilmington-NC (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law

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