Legal writer Taylar-Simone McCants focuses her work primarily on FindLaw’s Small Business Law and Intellectual Property Law content. Taylar was born and raised in Florida. She graduated from the preeminent University of South Florida (USF), receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Mass Communications with a focus in Public Relations. At USF, Taylar served as the Attorney General for the 59th Student Government term, where she wrote legal opinions for the purpose of clarifying and enforcing statutes.
After graduating from the University of South Florida, Taylar attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. Taylar holds a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (SMU Law).
While attending SMU Law, Taylar worked in the SMU Small Business and Trademark Clinic. She also was selected to be a Rowling Scholar for the SMU Rowling Center Business Law and Leadership Program. Additionally, Taylar worked in the SMU Athletics Compliance Office, where she oversaw research and provided rule interpretations of the NCAA legal rules and regulations.
During her time at SMU Law, she was a part of numerous organizations and held leadership positions, including Vice-President of the Sports & Entertainment Law Association, Secretary of the Black Law Student Association, and Mentor for the Student Bar Association.