Taylor Paris

Assistant City Attorney I

Real Estate & Finance; General Services; Public Safety

Taylor Paris joined the City Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor in December 2018. His primary responsibilities included prosecuting violations of the Texas Transportation Code, Fort Worth City Code, and Class C misdemeanors arising from the Texas Penal Code. In October 2019, he was promoted to assistant city attorney and now works in the Real Estate and City Facilities, Park and Recreation, and General Services sections of the Transactional Division at the City Attorney’s Office. Mr. Paris’ work includes Public Information Act requests, Police Department general contracts, subpoenas, and grants, advising the Community Action Partners Council, City Community Centers, and various real estate and grant fund matters with the Neighborhood Services Department. Taylor is also responsible for implementing the City’s record’s retention policy and is the legislative liaison for the City Attorney’s Office.  

Education

  • J.D. – Baylor University School of Law (2013)
  • B.S. - University of Texas at Austin (2009)

Affiliations & Activities 

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the City, Mr. Paris primarily practiced civil litigation including time spent with Hill Gilstrap, P.C. as an associate attorney focused on general litigation; and Benson, Kerrane, Storz & Nelson, P.C. as an associate attorney focused on construction defect litigation on behalf of homeowner associations. 

 

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