About Us


Shane A. Taylor

Shane was raised in Birmingham, Alabama.  At 17, he enlisted in the Army where he served with the 1st Infantry Division.  After leaving the military, he worked as a police officer for the Birmingham Police Department for over 10 years. Shane attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.  He then attended the Cumberland School of Law where he served on the American Journal of Trial Advocacy as a Senior Associate Editor.


Shane is the author of Up In Smoke: Online Privacy Becomes The Latest Casualty In The War On Drugs, published in the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

He is a founding member and past President of the Mobile Criminal Defense Lawyers Association where he currently serves on the board of directors.


Shane regularly practices in all Alabama and Mississippi state courts as well as in the Federal Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Alabama as well as the Federal Courts for the State of Mississippi.

Shane currently lives on the Eastern Shore.





Emily Hall

Emily is a Birmingham native who fell in love with Mobile during her time at Spring Hill College. She graduated from Spring Hill in 2017, cum laude. She then went on to attend the University of Alabama School of Law, graduating with her Juris Doctorate in 2020. While in law school, Emily served as the vice president of the Criminal Law Society, represented indigent clients in the criminal defense clinic, and received Best Paper in Australian and American Law. During summer breaks Emily interned for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office and the Alabama Attorney General’s Office. The time spent in court during those summers uncovered a deep passion for trial work.


Before joining the firm, Emily spent a year working as an Assistant District Attorney in the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office. During this time she handled innumerable bench trials and preliminary hearings in District Court as well as preparing jury trials and sitting second chair in State of Alabama v. Ladarius Cannon.

Since joining the firm in 2021, Emily has taken on many divorce, child custody, and dependency cases in Mobile and Baldwin County in District, Circuit, and Juvenile Court. She has experience with both trial and mediation, and is dedicated to getting the best possible outcome for her clients. She also handles both misdemeanor and felony criminal cases in the Municipal, District, and Circuit Courts of Mobile and Baldwin Counties. Emily also handles juvenile delinquency cases, and expungements.

Emily is the former treasurer of the Mobile Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and currently serves as the vice president.

Emily lives in West Mobile with her husband Justin, and their three dogs. Emily is a member of the Mobile Bay Dog Training Club, and when she is not in court, she trains and competes with her dog Bentley in the sports of agility, rally, and obedience.


Jamie P. Blair – Associate Attorney

Originally hailing from the northern maritime city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Jamie P. Blair brings a unique perspective and collection of life experiences to his role at Shane A. Taylor & Associates. His Canadian childhood instilled in him a fierce appreciation for the United States Constitution and the freedoms it affords.

Jamie earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maine School of Law in Portland, Maine, where he honed his legal skills and cultivated a passion for advocating on behalf of others. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, where he double-majored in English and Political Science, being named a Geno A. Ballotti Scholar his graduating year.

Before beginning his education which would eventually land him at Shane A. Taylor & Associates, Jamie was drafted to play Junior Hockey in Eastern Canada before being traded to a team in Rochester, Minnesota. After playing semi-professional hockey throughout Canada and the United States, Jamie now employs that same work ethic, resilience, and teamwork to the legal challenges of his clients.

Jamie’s passion for criminal and family law began during his time at Maine Law and has transitioned fluently into steadfast commitment to guiding clients through the legal process with compassion and expertise, ensuring their rights and priorities are protected every step of the way.

Outside of the office, Jamie can usually be found at the beach with his wife, Blakely, or in the garage working on his truck with their dogs, Uzi and Ally, and a Boston sports team on TV.


Cadbury Warren – Senior Paralegal and Office Manager

Cadbury Warren is our office quintessential multitasker, seamlessly juggling the responsibilities of office management and paralegal work. As an accomplished paralegal, Cadbury brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Her dedication to client satisfaction and commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism makes Cadbury an invaluable asset to our practice.

Outside of the office, Cadbury enjoys travelling and hiking with her two kids and husband, Bo.


Lori Kendrick – Paralegal

Lori was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. She started working in the legal field with her mother in 1999 while still in high school at Mary G. Montgomery High School in Semmes, Alabama. Upon graduation, Lori attended a technical college. She has worked as a paralegal since 2001. Since that time, Lori has mainly focused on Domestic, collection, and criminal matters.


Miranda Crawford – Paralegal

Miranda R. Crawford is an experienced paralegal specializing in criminal law, dedicated to supporting clients and attorneys at Mobile’s premier law firm, Shane A. Taylor and Associates. Skilled in legal research, case management, and trial preparation, with a passion for advocating for justice. Committed to providing meticulous attention to detail and ensuring the smooth operation of the firm’s criminal law practice. When she’s not in the firm, you can find her on a golf course, catching a baseball game or spending time with her two boys, Conner and Tripp.



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