216 South Center Street
P.O. Box 478
Clinton, IL 61727
E: attorneys@dewittcountylaw.com
P: 217-935-2183
F: 217-935-8219

Joseph B Taylor & Associates Office Building Joseph B Taylor

Joseph B. Taylor is an experienced attorney who began the practice of law after his admittance to the Illinois Bar Association in 1969.  Joe is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court and the U.S. Tax Court.  He graduated from the University of Wyoming School of Law where he was American Bar Association representative for the State of Wyoming and senior law review editor.
       Mr. Taylor uses his over 40 years of experience in Wills, Probate, Taxes, Civil and Criminal litigation, and Family Law to resolve your legal issues.  Joe worked 10 years as the city attorney and prosecuting attorney for the city of Clinton.  He also has extensive experience representing banks and is a chairman for a local bank in Clinton.
       Joe Taylor instills in his firm a desire to serve the community.  He has committed himself to the community by volunteering his time to serve on the Board of Directors for the local YMCA.  He also serves as President of the Clinton Country Club and President of the DeWitt County Bar Association.

To schedule an appointment for a consultation, call (217) 935-2183.

Bryce A Lynch - Attorney Bryce A Lynch

Bryce A. Lynch joined the firm in July of 2009. He graduated from Northern Illinois University School of Law in 2008 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar Association the same year. Bryce formed his own firm in the Chicago area before joining Joe Taylor here in Clinton. He is a partner in the firm with Joe Taylor.

Bryce handles matters including Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Collections, Divorce, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Business representation, Real Estate and Family Law. He is an active member in the community. Bryce served as the Clinton Rotary Club President from 2014-2015. He runs the fall fundraiser for the Rotary club each year, which helps raise money for the Clinton Rotary Park as well as several other local charities. Bryce has served on the Clinton YMCA Board of Directors since 2009. He is now the Treasurer of the YMCA Board. Bryce also serves on the DeWitt County Triad Board and Vault Teen Center Board.

Bryce is married to his wife Andrea. They have two daughters, Kahlan and Kara.

To schedule an appointment for a consultation with Bryce, call (217) 935-2183.

Kelly M. Ragen - Attorney Hillary B. Hines-Holl

Hillary B. Hines-Holl joined Taylor & Lynch as a partner in September of 2022. Hillary has worked as an Assistant State's Attorney in Logan County and as the Public Defender for Union County, Illinois.

After graduating from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale School of Law in 2017, she was admitted to the Illinois Bar Association in the same year. Hillary is a dedicated attorney who feels strongly about the balance between compassion and advocacy with her practice. She believes in being upfront and honest with her clients, helping to create a more trusting relationship with those she represents.

Hillary handles a wide range of matters. Her primary focus includes Family Law matters such as divorce, parenting time and decision making cases, adoptions, juvenile abuse and neglect cases. She also handles criminal felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile delinquency cases, DUI's, traffic, and ordinance violations.

Hillary resides in Clinton with her husband, Tim, and their pets. She is active in community theater and enjoys helping children to reach their goals within the art community.

To schedule an appointment for a consultation with Hillary, call (217) 935-2183.