Jaye W. Taylor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Lake Oswego, OR

Buckley Law PC
 | 5300 Meadows Road, Suite 200
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503-567-7853
Fax: 503-620-4878
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Jaye Wickham Taylor focuses her practice on family law litigation. She also has extensive experience in tax and financial planning, qualified plan design and administration, and insurance and securities portfolio design. Jaye’s financial and pension background make her particularly well suited to assist clients in high-asset divorce litigation and post divorce estate planning. Jaye also understands the challenges business-owning clients face, having built, successfully operated, and then sold her own small business (a pension consulting and investment company) to a publicly traded and widely recognized financial conglomerate.

    Jaye Wickham Taylor has successfully litigated some of the most challenging and emotionally charged family law cases in the state, involving custody of children to fathers, severe parental alienation and abduction, allegations of domestic violence and international move-away cases. She has also litigated challenges to wills and trusts and elder financial abuse cases in increasing numbers.

    Jaye Wickham Taylor and her husband, Lon, have three sons; Mike is a graduate of Harvard University, Rand is a U of O grad and USC Law School Alum, and Nico, their youngest, is a serious foodie and indie-band guru. He is living and working in Portland. Jaye and Lon have been foster parents to seven children over the years. She is an avid cook & gardener.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Family Law
    • 30%Estate & Trust Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Will Contests


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    Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017, 2020 - 2021

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    About Jaye Taylor

    Admitted: 1994, Oregon

    Professional Webpage: http://www.buckley-law.com/team/jaye-wickham-taylor/


    • Oregon Super Lawyers Honoree (2012-2017), Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Selected by Peer Recognition and Professional Acheivement, Top Attorneys, Portland Monthly, 2016
    • 2019 AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Board of Directors, Classroom Law Project, 2010 – present, 2019
    • The National Advocates Top 100, 2019
    • Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law, 2019
    • Washington State Courts
    • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
    • Co-chair of the family law section for the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2011-present), 2019
    • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers, 2019
    • Oregon State Courts
    • Co-chair, Family Law Section, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 – present, 2019
    • United States District Court, District of Oregon

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, National Guardianship Association, 2019
    • Former Member of the Executive Board, Christie Care
    • Member, Guardian / Conservator Association of Oregon, 2019
    • Past-Regional Coordinator, High School Mock Trial Competition
    • Sustaining Member, Lake Oswego Jr. Women’s Club, 2019
    • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2019
    • Frequent Court Appointed attorney for minor children in family law cases. , 2017

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Uncontested Divorce? Take the Fast Track!, Buckley Law (October 10, 2011), 2011
    • Past-lecturer and director of education, American Society of Pension Actuaries
    • Speaker and lecturer, Family law and foster parenting, Oregon Women Lawyers
    • Co Author, Judicial Administration Section of Oregon Legislation Highlights, Oregon State Bar Public Affairs Department, 2009
    • Speaker, Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in Family Law Litigation, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, 2010
    • Jaye Taylor participated as a speaker at Estate Planning 101 coordinated with the National Business Institute., Presenter, Estate Planning 101, National Business Institute, 2018
    • Lecturer and faculty member at the 2011 Family Law Conference of the Oregon State Bar, 2011
    • Speaker at the  Multnomah County Bar Association, “Allegations of Sexual Abuse In Family Law Litigation”., 2010
    • Co-author of the Oregon State Bar Public Affair’s 2009 Judicial Administration Section of the Oregon Legislative Highlights, 2009
    • Frequent guest on KATU’s AM Northwest and a periodic guest on KXL News Radio, 2010
    • The article provides pointers and tips tomake the divorce process faster and less stressful., The Smart Divorce, 2016

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Selected as Family Law Litigator of the Year by Global Awards CorporateLiveWire, 2017



    • Family Law guideance for pro se litigants and others seeking help in our Oregon family law courts. , Jaye Taylor's Family Law, Family Law

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of arts degree, 1974

    Industry Groups

    • ABA Family Law Section
    • Association Of Family And Conciliatory Courts
    • Clackamas County Bar Association
    • Clackamas County Family Law Group
    • Oregon State Bar - Family Law Section
    • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
    • Oregon Women Lawyers
    • Washington State Bar Family Law Section
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    Office Location for Jaye W. Taylor

    5300 Meadows Road
    Suite 200
    Lake Oswego, OR 97035

    Phone: 503-567-7853

    Fax: 503-620-4878

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    Last Updated: 3/6/2021

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