Ralph Taylor is an experienced lawyer known for excellence in the practice of law.  He has been recognized as a Superlawyer by Georgia Trend magazine, Top Lawyers in Georgia by Atlanta magazine, and has been given the preeminent AV rating by Martindale Hubbell.  His practice areas include litigation, real estate, business law, probates and estates, and municipal law.   Ralph is a 1985 graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, and a 1982 graduate of Davidson College.  While at Mercer, Ralph served as Chairman of the Moot Court Board; competed on the National Trial Competition Team and was recognized as the Outstanding Third Year Law Student.  He is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and all Georgia courts.

       In addition to his law practice, Ralph is a leader in his community, having served as President of the Hall County Rotary Club.  He is also the creator, host and producer of The Chattahoochee Folk Hour radio show, airing Monday evenings from 6 to 7 pm on 89.1 FM, WBCX.  Ralph also serves on the organizing committee for the Bear On The Square Mountain Festival in Dahlonega, Georgia.  He is also an avid fly fisherman and musician. 

His career accomplishments include:


  • Recovery of damages for clients in cases involving wrongful death and products liability cases in excess of $10,000,000.    

  • Removal of an executor from control of an estate, leading to discovery of fraudulent investment practices and sanctions imposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Successful defense of a developer under the Clean Water Act, leading to the promulgation of a good faith exception.

  • Appointment as Special Master in quiet title actions.

  • Resolved long standing title issues for properties through quiet title and partitioning actions.

  • Represented buyers, sellers and lenders in commercial real estate transactions involving multifamily housing and commercial properties.

  • Over 20 reported appellate court cases.