Stephen E. Taylor

Attorney Stephen E. Taylor of Oast & Taylor Trusted Elder Law ProfessionalsStephen Taylor earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law. His areas of practice include Elder Law, Estate Planning, Business Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Long-term Care Planning, Asset Protection Planning, Veterans Benefits Planning, and Special Needs Planning. Stephen was recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Estate Planning in 2014 and a Rising Star in Elder Law for the years 2015-2019. Stephen is a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney, and he is licensed to practice in both Virginia and North Carolina. Linkedin Profile

Areas of Practice
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Long-term Care Planning
  • Veterans Benefits Planning
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Virginia State Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney
  • University of Richmond School of Law: Juris Doctor, magna cum laude
  • Allen Chair Editor, University of Richmond Law Review
  • University of the South: Bachelor of Arts
Memberships and Affiliations
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Task Force on Aging
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Board of Directors (2016 – Present)
  • North Carolina Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Tidewater Arts Outreach, Board of Directors (2013 – Present)
  • Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Vestry (2019-Present)
  • Virginia Zoological Society (Virginia Zoo), Board of Directors (2019-Present)
  • Andrew H. Hook & Stephen E. Taylor, The Virginia Uniform Power of Attorney Act, VBA News Journal, Fall 2010, at 18.
  • Editor, Allen Chair Issue, Envisioning Energy: Environment, Economics and the Energy Future, 44 U. Rich. L. Rev. 919 (2010).
  • Named a Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers, 2014-2019
  • Named a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2017-2019
  • Top Forty Under 40, 2018 Honoree, Inside Business
Prior Legal Experience
  • Oast & Hook – Department Head – Estate Planning