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R. Scott Taylor

Since 1974 Scott has appeared for clients in State and Federal Courts covering 23 Counties in 4 States. For the last 17 years he narrowed his professional focus to claims against insurance companies. In the practice of law it is experience, experience, experience that counts. With over 400 trials and 2,000 settlements under his belt, you can be sure of calm, tested and trusted advice when confronted with legal adversity.


Clinton Tapper

Among his strengths as an analytical litigator and effective negotiator, Clinton has a talent for reducing the complexities of law into plain language. His good humor and deep empathy make him a great advocate for his clients. 


Nick Gower 

Nick was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. Nick received his bachelors’ of science at the University of Oregon. While attending UO of Law, Nick was a Staff Editor for the Oregon Law Review.

Brenda Taylor

Brenda Taylor is the firm’s full-time office manager and legal assistant. She keeps the office and all clients’ files organized, correctly naming, filing, and docketing hundreds of documents in a paperless office for three lawyers. Her 20 prior years of management positions back East transferred fluently to her husband’s practice, and Taylor & Tapper, where she has been for a total of 10 years. She uses her extensive customer service experience with Baltimore and Washington D.C. professionals to help our clients get through the claim process with any insurance company.


Missy Tapper

Missy is the bookkeeper and legal assistant at Taylor & tapper. She loves spending time with her family, friends and community. Missy always makes sure that everyone who comes through the door feels welcome. 

The job of each and every one of our staff is to make your life easier. We are experienced in helping people in your situation resolve complicated problems so that you can get on with your life. It would be great to meet you.