Taylor E. Darcy
Who I am

Professionally, I have spent the bulk of my career in financial services.  I have been a loan officer, operations trainer, office manager and tax consultant.  I have helped people who were victims of identity theft.  I have seen how these different areas have drastically affected people’s lives.  The value to the individual is not in the money saved, made, or lost but in the knowledge.  Ignorance is a liability.

I have helped many different small businesses to develop and grow.  Planning is crucial to a business’ success.  A business’ success is directly proportional to their ability analyze, identify, and eliminate problems and waste.  I am exceptional at problem solving and eliminating waste.

I am a third-year law student.  I am graduating from California Western School of Law in December 2016. I am graduating with a Juris Doctor concentrating in Business Law.  I am taking the California State Bar in February of 2017.  After passing the Bar, I will seek a position as an associate attorney at a small or boutique law firm.  If the right position is unavailable, I will be creating my own opportunities and begin a solo law practice.

My goal is to help businesses in two primary ways.  First, help them build and retain wealth to expand and strengthen their market share.  Second, reduce potential liabilities and exposure to fraud.

Please Note: Because I am a law student, nothing on this site should be construed as legal advice, nor should an attorney-client relationship be implied.  I am not an attorney.  If you have a legal question, please consult a licensed attorney in your area.  At this time, and until I am admitted to the bar I am unable to answer legal questions.  If you have questions about law school I will do my best to answer them, however, your experience may be different so please do not rely solely on my answer.

  • Phone: (760) 532-5512
  • E-mail: info@taylordarcy.com
  • Address: 223 Smilax Rd #105,
                          Vista CA 92083
My Skills
Office Skills
Language Skills
Personal Skills
  • Problem solver
  • Tactful communicator
  • Good team player
  • Success motivated
  • Creative & hard working
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Work & Education
  • Juris Doctor Candidate
    DEC 2016
    California Western School of Law

    San Diego County Bar Association, Student Member. Oral Advocacy Competition, 2nd Place. Distinguished Advocate. Tax & Estate Planning Society, Secretary.

  • MBA - Financial Management
    NOV 2014
    National University

    CAPSTONE PROJECT: Law Practice Business Plan

  • Master of Forensic Science - Investigations
    JAN 2013

    THESIS: Improving Eyewitness Recall in Adults Through the Use of the Cognitive Interview

  • Bachelor of Arts - Criminology & Justice Studies
    MAY 2011

    DEANS LIST: Spring Semesters 2009, 2010

  • Quality Assurance Analyst
    2011 - 2012
    Teamwork Athletic Apparel

    Maintained Acceptable Quality Level Access database to ensure the proper number of inspections per style.  Improved document control system by updating documents to reflect their current status. Optimized the Engineering Change Notice Database to improve the flow and expedite the Electronic Change Notice process.

  • Research Assistant
    2007 - 2008
    Palomar College - GEAR UP

    Assisted supervisor in processing and maintaining student records to obtain funding.  Analyzed data to show demographical trends for local schools for presentation.  Designed Microsoft Access database for the entire tutoring program for analysis.  Supervised three other Research Assistant’s data entry into database

  • Administrative Assistant
    Kforce Onstaffing

    Performed monthly audits on fuel reports; coordinated contract negotiations between airline and fuel vendors.  Improved the flow of all incoming and outgoing correspondence by 75%.  Maximized Accounts Payable for fuel vendors to ensure timely payment and uninterrupted airline service

  • Office Manager/Tax Consultant
    2004 - 2005
    H&R Block

    Managed independent satellite office while preparing federal and state tax returns for individuals.  Led the top ranked satellite H&R Block office in Montana. Increased tax refunds for individuals by 20%

  • Operations Trainer
    2002 - 2004
    First Future Credit Union

    Trained incoming employees on credit union computer systems, credit union procedures and cash handling process.  Trained credit union staff in software transition from Symulate to Symitar for Windows

  • Financial Services Representative
    1998 - 2002
    San Diego County Credit Union

    Achieved second highest number of cross-sales for credit union by consistently offering credit union products and services.  Awarded the Million Dollar Club for funded real estate loans.  Developed Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for sales tracking used in all 17 branches that allowed greater accuracy in computing sales figures on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis

My Blog
November 12, 2015
Why Success is Not Always Good

So success itself is not bad, but the complacency that frequently accompanies success is a company’s worst enemy.  Over the years, I have worked for numerous companies.  The one thing that kept them from reaching the next level was complacency. 

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