Taylor is a native of Pascagoula, MS, and graduated from Resurrection Catholic High School. She attended the University of Mississippi before transferring to and graduating from Mississippi State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law. At MC Law, Taylor was involved in the Law Student Bar Association in which she served as a Senator for all three years of law school. She was an active member of the Moot Court Board where she competed in several competitions and was a National Finalist in the ABA’s Arbitration Competition in Chicago, IL. She was a STAR Mentor, a semi-finalist in the Copeland, Cook, Taylor, & Bush appellate advocacy competition, and won Best On-Brief Oralist.
After graduating, Taylor worked as a law clerk to Justice David M. Ishee while he served on the Mississippi Court of Appeals. She worked at Dogan & Wilkinson, PLLC as a civil litigator before joining the District Attorney’s Office. Taylor is a current member and past President of the Jackson County Bar Association and was recently elected Secretary of the Mississippi Bar’s Young Lawyer’s Division after serving as a Director for her Coastal District. She is an active member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Mississippi Prosecutor’s Association and holds law licenses in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.