Nicola Henry-Taylor, Owner of Henry-Taylor Law, PC, focuses her practice on criminal, family law and general litigation.
Ms. Henry-Taylor is heavily involved in many facets of the ACBA. She is a founding member and past chair of the Diversity Collaborative Committee, has served as a Governor on the ACBA Board of Governors and is a former Chair of the Women in the Law Division.
As a member of WLD, she has chaired three subcommittees: diversity collaborative, program development and professional development. As the chair of these subcommittees, she has coordinated numerous successful ACBA programs, including the WLD Roundtable Series. She has also served as Vice Chair, and Chair, of the ACBA Judiciary Committee. Henry-Taylor is a member of the Women in the Law Division, Homer S. Brown Division, Sole and Small Firm Practitioners Section, Family Law Section, By-Laws Committee, Diversity Collaborative Committee and Judicial Excellence Committee. She was appointed to serve on the ACBA Nominating Committee and the ACBA Board of Governors ad hoc Diversity Directory Committee. Ms. Henry-Taylor is also active in the Allegheny County Bar Foundation, serving as an ACBF Fellow.
Outside of the ACBA, Ms. Henry-Taylor is also involved in numerous other legal and community organizations. She has been an active participant of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Minority Bar Committee, and has participated in other community and professional activities such as Genesis of Pittsburgh, Neighborhood Legal Services Association Pro Bono PFA Project, Auberle Mentoring Program and the Homeless Children’s Education Fund. She has been named to a second three-year term as a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She is an advisory board member of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts.
Ms. Henry-Taylor is a 1996 graduate of the Duquesne University School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree from Slippery Rock University. She was the recipient of the 2010 Slippery Rock University Outstanding Young Alumni Award, was recognized as a Rising Star for the PBA Minority Bar Committee, received the Duquesne University Women’s Law Association Woman of the Year Award for 2014, and won the Women’s Bar Association of Western Pennsylvania’s Susan B. Anthony Award.