ACCL Membership Directory

Robert G. Taylor

  • Robert G. Taylor, Attorney 
  • P.O. Box 3908
  • Salem, Oregon 97302


  • Undergraduate: Construction Management Washington State University, 1956
  • Law School: Gonzaga University Law School, 1973

Career History

Graduated From Washington State University in 1956, BA Degree

US Air Force 1957-1959

Bethlehem Steel Company, Construction Fabricated Steel Sales

Great Basin Steel Company Steel Fabrication 1960-1970

Gonzaga University Law School, 1970-1973

Robert Taylor Attorney 1974-present

Professional Activities

  • Member, ABA Section of Public Contract Law,1980-2006
  • Member, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, 1980-2006
  • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers1992 to present
  • Member, ABA Litigation, Construction Committee, 1985 to 2006
  • Member, Associated Builders and Contractors, 1980 to 1998
  • Member, Utility Contractors of America, 1980 to 1998
  • Member, American Public Works Association, 1980 to 1998
  • Chairman, AGC Education Committee, 1978-1979
  • Chairman, AGC Manpower Committee, 1980-1981
  • Chairman, AGC Legal Affairs Committee, 1982-1983
  • “”Man of the Year,”” AGC Washington, 1982
  • Member, AGC Washington and Oregon Chapters
  • Member Oregon Mediation Association
  • Washington Bar Association WSBA No. 5371
  • Oregon Bar Association OBA No. 146138

Professional Affiliations

ABA Committee on Dispute Resolution,ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry,American Arbitration Association Mediation Panel,American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators,American Subcontractors Association,Associated General Contractors,Oregon Mediation Association,The Beavers,The Moles,Washington Mediation Association

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Washington Construction Law
  • Construction Risk Control
  • Washington Environmental Law
  • Alaska Environmental Law
  • Managing and Litigating the Complex Construction Case, Techniques in Negotiating and Settling Construction Disputes, Direct Examination of the Contractor Fact Witness and Expert )
  • A New Look at Managing and Litigating a Complex Case, Trial Techniques and Demonstrations

Speeches, Panel Discussions, and Seminars:

  • Speaker, Co-Chairman, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Managing and Litigating the Complex Construction Case (1988)
  • Speaker, Co-Chairman, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, A New Look at Managing and Litigating a Complex Construction Case (1989)
  • Speaker, ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, Preventing and Resolving Construction Disputes on the Job Effectively (1991)
  • Speaker, Associated General Contractors of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Resolving Construction Disputes (1989)
  • Speaker, Associated General Contractors of America, Environmental Law for Contractors, Spokane, Washington (1992)
  • Instructor, Alaska Construction Law (1991) (1992)
  • Instruction, Washington Environmental Law (1991) (1992)
  • Instructor, Environmental Law on the Jobsite (1991) (1992)
  • Various lectures and educational courses for AssociatedGeneral Contractors of America, American SubcontractorsAssociation, Construction Financial Managing Association ofAmerica and other Societies and universities on ConstructionContract Documents, Construction Claims, ProfessionalLiability, Alternate Dispute Resolution, and GovernmentContract Law

Court Admissions

  • State of Washington
  • State of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court (Western and Eastern District of Washington)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (Ninth Cir.)
  • U.S. Court of Claims

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