Welcome to Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor!

We are a full-service law firm with a focus on clients in western North Carolina.  We have the experience, insight, and knowledge to successfully navigate our clients through the legal system.  Whether you are an individual, corporation, small business, or local government, our client-centric approach delivers quality legal services in a caring and professional environment.Catawba County Chamber of Commerce

At the core of our practice is our pledge of strength, service, and stability.  For over 60 years, we have been committed to building strong and lasting client relationships.  Through the practice of preventative law, we have been able to gain insight and knowledge of our clients’ needs and, in turn, educate and counsel them on current legal developments.

Contact us and let us know how we can meet your legal needs.


Our Mission Statement

To provide quality legal services in a caring and professional environment while fulfilling our obligation to the community and profession.


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Attorneys Join Hickory firm

HICKORY – The law firm of Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP announced that John W. Crone, III has become a member of the firm, and Jim Hawes has joined the firm as an Associate. “We are very excited to have John and Jim join our firm,” said Wayne M. Bach, senior partner with Young, […]

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YOUNG, MORPHIS, BACH & TAYLOR LLP ANNOUNCES LOCATION OF NEW OFFICE BUILDING

   The law firm of Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor LLP announced today that it will open a new office in 2015. Earlier this year, the firm purchased the North Park Office Building located at 858 2nd Street NE, Hickory with plans to completely renovate and revitalize the existing structure. The firm is making its […]

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Partner Terry M. Taylor Re-Certified As A Legal Specialist in Real-Property Law

The prominent Hickory-based law firm of Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP has announced that Terry M. Taylor, a partner in the firm, has recently been re-certified as a legal specialist in real-property law by the North Carolina State Bar. Her certification includes both commercial and residential real-property law. Taylor is the only lawyer that […]

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Hickory Law Firm Announces New Partner

HICKORY LAW FIRM ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNER  Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP, a law firm serving western North Carolina for over 60 years, announced the addition of Timothy D. Swanson as partner in the firm.  “Tim has an impressive track record as a litigator and is very perceptive in crafting winning solutions for complex problems.  […]

NEIGHBORING NOTABLE: Hickory attorney looks inward for strength

NEIGHBORING NOTABLE: Hickory attorney looks inward for strength

HICKORY N.C. — Terry M. Taylor believes it’s important to nurture the spirit as well as the body. “If you’re strong within, you can be strong without,” says Taylor, a partner in the Hickory law firm of Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP. “I have a strong faith, and I always try to look for […]

Hickory Law Firm Announces New Associate

Hickory Law Firm Announces New Associate

  Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP, a law firm serving western North Carolina for more than 60 years, welcomed Jordan L. Faulkner as associate in the firm. Faulkner, a Lexington, S. C.  native, practices in the firm’s Hickory office, where she currently focuses on elder law, traffic matters, and other areas of general practice. […]

Attorney’s article published by the NC Bar Association

Attorney’s article published by the NC Bar Association

Terry M. Taylor, Partner with Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP in Hickory, recently had an article published by the Government and Public Sector Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.  The article is entitled “Bona Fide Farm Purpose, Agrotourism, or Locally Grown”.  In this article, Taylor examines the recent legislation passed in the 2011 […]

Hickory High recognizes outstanding achievement

Hickory High recognizes outstanding achievement

HICKORY.– During the annual Academic Honors Banquet for Hickory High School, 545 students were recognized for achieving excellence In education. Each of the students earned a grade average of 93 or higher. Held at the Tarlton Complex,CVCC,the students and their guests were wel­comed by Ann Stalnaker, principal of Hickory High. The. invocation was provided by […]

Hickory Daily Record:  Hickory Law Firm Announces New Partner

Hickory Daily Record: Hickory Law Firm Announces New Partner

HICKORY–Young, Morphis, Bach & Taylor, LLP, a law firm serving western North Carolina for over 60 years, announced the addition of Jimmy R. Summerlin, Jr. as partner in the firm. “Jimmy has an impressive track record as an attorney and is an incredibly hard-working individual.  We are pleased that Jimmy has chosen to take this […]

Hickory Daily Record: Notable Neighbor – Hickory attorney focuses on helping people

By: John Dayberry | jdayberry@hickoryrecord.com Published: June 27, 2011 HICKORY – After 43 years of practicing law, Charles R. Young Sr. is not easily impressed in the legal arena. Being sworn in to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court did the trick for the 68-year-old Hickory attorney. “I have to admit, I got […]