Robert HerfordHickory, Charlotte & Columbia Lawyer- Associate
Robert Herford was born and raised in Charlotte, NC where he attended Charlotte Catholic High School playing varsity football, lacrosse, and golf. He left Charlotte for Columbia, SC when he began his studies at the University of South Carolina, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in History, and maintaining several leadership roles in his fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega.
Legal Education & Experience
After graduating early from South Carolina, Robert moved further south to Charleston, where he received his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law in 2015. Amidst the history and culture of King St. Charleston, Robert found his calling in litigation. As a member of Trial Advocacy Board, Robert won one internal mock trial competition and advanced to the Regional finals in the American Association of Justice National Competition. Robert clerked in civil litigation at the Bollinger Law Firm, P.C. and did criminal work at the Richland County Public Defender’s Office. Robert also participated in South Carolina’s Judicial Observation Experience, shadowing Judge Thomas Russo in Lexington, SC. After graduating from law school, Robert returned home to Charlotte where he worked in finance for a year until he joined the Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor as a Hickory attorney in September of 2016.
Robert lives in Charlotte with his beautiful wife Macaira and black lab Jackson. Macaira, originally from Florence, SC, is a pediatric nurse at the Levine Children’s Hospital and, like Robert, is a diehard Carolina Panthers and South Carolina Gamecock fan. He enjoys competitive shotgun and rifle shooting, deep sea fishing, cooking, and is very active in the crossfit community.