Attorney Profile

Mark-Allen Taylor, Esquire
Law Offices of Mark-Allen Taylor, LLC
1515 Market Street, Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19102

TEL: (215) 854-4008

Born in Franklin, New Hampshire, a beautiful place to grow up with my five wonderful brothers, and very fortunate that my father was the greatest man I ever met. Everything I have today or have been able to accomplish, I owe to my mother and father.

Graduated from Franklin High School, 1966

Degrees:

B.A. 1970 Plymouth State College
M.S. 1974 Simmons College School of Library Science
C.A.L. 1990 Columbia University School of Library Service
[Certificate in Advanced Librarianship]
J.D. 2001 Temple University School of Law.

Law School Honors and Activities:

  • “Best Paper” transcript notation for Property
  • “Outstanding Oral Advocacy” transcript notation for Trial Advocacy II
  • “Distinguished Class Performance” transcript notation for several classes.
  • Student Admissions Committee, 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 academic years [active in my first term, but not active involvement in my second]
  • The Nat N. Wolfsohn Memorial Award in Real Property, May 2001
  • Graduation class speaker representing the Evening Division, May 2001.

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 2001
Pennsylvania, 2002

Employment History (selected):

Boston Public Library, 1970-72
Massachusetts General Hospital, Palmer-Davis Library, 1972-74
Tufts University, Medical & Dental Library, 1976-77
Massachusetts General Hospital, Treadwell Library, 1977-82
Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, Health Sciences Library, 1983-1986
Temple University, Health Sciences Center Libraries, 1986-2009

Other Relevant Training

  • Medical Informatics program, 1990-91, taught by medical informatics and clinical faculty at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, under the auspices of the School of Library Service
  • Medical Informatics program, Summer 1993 (one week), Woods Hole Marine
  • Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.
  • Houston Family Law Trial Institute 2011, May 14 – May 21, 2011.

Selected Activities and Honors:

  • Formally, Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals [A.H.I.P.]
  • Subject of a feature in the Spotlight section of the December 2000 issue of Student Lawyer, published by the Student Law Division of the American Bar Association, at 62.
  • The Nat N. Wolfsohn Memorial Award in Real Property, Temple University, Beasley School of Law, May 17, 2001
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, 2009 Pro Bono Roll of Honor, presented January 27, 2010
  • Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, recognized Mark Taylor for outstanding public service contributed to your community. April 15, 2009
  • Chancellor’s Award / Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, March 10, 2010 – Annual Awards Ceremony Honoring Outstanding Volunteers in 2009
  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (Philly VIP) volunteer attorney of the month, August 2013
  • Philadelphia VIP 2018 Brennan Award – Solo Practitioner.

Selected Associations and Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Member, Family Law Section

Athenaeum of Philadelphia (shareholder)

Philadelphia Bar Association

  • Member, Family Law Section

Member, Custody Committee

  • Member, Solo and Small Firm Management Committee
  • Formerly, member of the Executive Committee

Publications

https://epgn.com/2019/09/12/married-or-divorced-who-owns-what/

https://epgn.com/2019/04/25/summertime-child-custody/

https://epgn.com/2019/03/07/what-is-marriage/

https://epgn.com/2019/01/17/who-gets-the-dog/

https://epgn.com/2018/11/01/on-the-complexities-of-child-custody/

https://epgn.com/2018/09/06/philadelphia-child-custody-101/