HarringtonTock Attorney

Darren M. Taylor


Darren M. Taylor, a central Illinois native, started with Harrington & Tock LLC in March 2016.  He earned his B.S. and M.B.A., with honors, from Hawaii Pacific University before receiving his Juris Doctor at the Valparaiso University School of Law in 2012.  Prior to joining Harrington & Tock, Mr. Taylor provided legal representation to corporate and individual clients in the greater St. Louis area with Sharp-Hundley, P.C.  Mr. Taylor also worked in JP Morgan Chase’s compliance department and served six years in the United States Air Force where he earned “Airman of the Year” in 2008.  Mr. Taylor focuses on assisting clients in commercial disputes, corporate transactions, estate planning and administration, real estate transactions (commercial, residential, agriculture), and other civil litigation matters.

In addition to being licensed in the State of Illinois, Mr. Taylor is admitted to practice in the federal U.S. District Courts of the Southern, Central, and the Northern Districts of Illinois.  Mr. Taylor has been a devoted member to Rotary, where he has served as both an officer and as a board member, and enjoys volunteering his time within the local community.


College: Hawaii Pacific University, B.S. and M.B.A. 2009
Law School: Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D. 2012
Illinois
U.S. District Court of Southern Illinois
U.S. District Court of Central Illinois
U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Commercial Disputes including contract disputes, mechanic’s lien disputes, insurance disputes, and fraud.

Corporate Transactions including formation, dissolution, mergers and acquisitions, purchase/sale agreements, contract negotiations, and corporate governance.

Estate Planning and Administration including simple wills, sophisticated estate planning, trusts, will contests, and other various probate services.

Real Estate Transactions including development, zoning, environmental issues, subdivision requirements, purchase/sale agreements, contract negotiation, lease negotiation, closing document review, and boundary disputes.

Other Civil Litigation Matters including creditor’s rights, uniform commercial code disputes, collections, fraudulent conveyances, and other tort matters.