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Joshua Taylor

Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Phone: 970-482-4710
Fax: 970-482-4729
Email: Use the form to the right

Joshua Taylor is a native of Casper, Wyoming, where he also began his legal career as a law clerk in the Seventh Judicial District. After serving two years as a law clerk, Joshua was appointed a Deputy County Attorney and Prosecutor with the Fremont County Attorney’s Office where within a year he was handling 1st degree Sexual Assault cases. The Laramie County District Attorney’s Office then invited Joshua to join its ranks. He eventually served as the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (“HIDTA”) prosecutor for South East Wyoming and was appointed a Special Assistant United States Attorney for his efforts. During his tenure as a HIDTA attorney, Joshua prosecuted a wide range of criminal activity in State and Federal proceedings such as: drug murders, money laundering, trafficking, and importation of illicit precursors. 

Joshua utilizes his extensive successful trial experience in his practice: he practices in the areas of criminal defense, administrative law, family law and probate matters. 

Staff

John Gillis – Criminal Paralegal 
Nicole Bell – Civil Paralegal

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law
Criminal Defense
Family Law
Probate matters

Experience

Associate Attorney

Eric Fischer PC. Fort Collins, Colorado

June 1, 2019 to Current:

  • Represented criminal defendants from initial appearance through trial, in cases ranging from traffic tickets to sexual assault.
  • Worked with defendants to investigate cases, interview witnesses, and ensured constitutional defendants through a vigorous motion practice.

Assistant District Attorney and Special Assistant United States’ Attorney

Laramie County District Attorney’s Office, WY

June 1st, 2015 – January 7, 2019

  • Reviewed misdemeanor and felony case reports for probable cause
  • Filed criminal charges and conducted cases through to their conclusion including trial
  • Represented the State of Wyoming in circuit and district courts and Drug Courts
  • Worked with law enforcement to investigate cases and interview witnesses, and ensured victim criminal justice process
  • Appointed as a special Assistant United States Attorney in June of 2018 to assist in the prosecution of high profile drug investigations on a federal level.

Deputy County Attorney and Prosecutor

Fremont Country Attorney’s Office, WY

August 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015

  • Reviewed misdemeanor and felony case reports for probable cause
  • Filed criminal charges and conducted cases through to their conclusion, including trial
  • Represented the State of Wyoming in circuit and district courts for arraignments, bond hearings, motion hearings, and preliminary examinations, and represented the State in Drug Court.
  • Worked with law enforcement to investigate cases and interviewing witnesses, and ensured victim participation in the criminal justice process.

Law Clerk

Seventh Judicial District Court, Natrona Country, WY

August 20, 2012 – July 1, 2014

  • Drafted motions, orders, decision letters, memorandum, jury instructions, decrees and official correspondence, and researched, amongst other topics, substantive and procedural civil and criminal law.

Education

Juris Doctorate

University of Wyoming Law School, Laramie, WY

May 2012

Staff writer for the Wyoming Law Review-2010: The Disestablishment of Federal Criminal Jurisdiction of Riverton by the Wyoming Supreme Court in; Yellowbear v. State, 174 P.3d 127 (Wyo. 2008)

Bachelor of Arts, International Studies

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

December 2007: McNair Scholar

Licenses

Certificate – Russian Language Studies

Moscow International University, Moscow, Russia December, 2002

Wyoming State Bar License: 7-4999

Colorado State Bar License: 45416

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