Byers & Taylor, PLLC was founded on the principle of the ‘Golden Rule,’ with the promise that
we will treat our clients the way that we would want to be treated. Our goal is for each client, no matter
how large or small, to feel that they have been dealt with fairly and honestly. By doing this, we are
adding to the overall integrity of the legal and justice systems that are so vital to our society and
governance. Further, we are building meaningful and lasting relationships with our clients, our
community, and our profession.
John brings experience from inside and outside the legal profession. He began his career as a political consultant working on campaigns and communications for both candidates and issue advocacy organizations. He also worked as a licensed real estate associate where he provided service to both residential and commercial clients. After getting married and starting a family, John decided to attend law school at the University of Illinois College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected by his peers to serve as Executive Editor of the Illinois Law Review, one of the most prestigious law journals in the country. Throughout his law school career John also clerked for a Champaign County Judge and participated in the Domestic Violence and Federal Appellate Defender Clinics.
Upon graduation, John moved to North Texas where he worked as an in-house counsel for a title insurance agency assisting in both real estate and corporate matters. He then moved on to a medium-sized law firm where he served individual and institutional clients.
Today John resides in Keller, Texas with his wife Kathryn and sons J.T., Dean, and Noah. He co-founded Byers & Taylor, PLLC where he ties this experience together to provide a uniquely qualified vantage point that he uses to provide his clients with assistance in the areas of estate planning, probate, real estate, and business organization and governance.
Wayne M. Taylor is a founding partner of Byers &Taylor, PLLC. Wayne’s real estate practice includes assisting in the representation of owners and developers in the acquisition, disposition and development of commercial and residential assets. Wayne’s transactional practice involves the negotiation and preparation of purchase and sale agreements, commercial and residential leases, development agreements, conveyance instruments, easements, deed and use restrictions and the review of title documents, surveys and other due diligence items. Wayne’s litigation practice involves representation for both plaintiffs and defendants in courts throughout Texas. He represents companies and individuals in a broad range of civil litigation matters, including real estate, landlord-tenant, employment and business torts.