The Honorable William K. Taylor has served as a New York State Supreme Court Justice in the 7th Judicial District since 2016. Justice Taylor is assigned to handle medical malpractice, negligence and other civil matters, and serves as the Coordinating Judge for ADR Programs in the District.
Justice Taylor formerly served as a Pittsford Town Justice, an Acting Rochester City Court Judge, the Monroe County Attorney, an Assistant District Attorney, and a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Wesley at the New York Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Justice Taylor is an adjunct criminal justice professor at Roberts Wesleyan College, Co-Chair of the Monroe County Bar Association’s Litigation Section, and on the Board of Directors for the Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County.
Justice Taylor received his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from the State University of New York College at Fredonia.