Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day? To advocate for and empower communities of color and all marginalized groups who are disproportionately policed, arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, and disenfranchised, as well as all people who are denied access to safe housing, education, and fair employment on the basis of criminal records.  

Why do you come to work at Root & Rebound every day?

To advocate for and empower communities of color and all marginalized groups who are disproportionately policed, arrested, charged, prosecuted, convicted, and disenfranchised, as well as all people who are denied access to safe housing, education, and fair employment on the basis of criminal records.  

Dominik Taylor

Staff Attorney

Dominik is a Staff Attorney at Root & Rebound. Dominik received his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.

In law school, Dominik provided representation to non-citizens in deportation hearings as a student attorney, and he interned at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, New York; the Federal Public Defender in Richmond, Virginia; and at the Supreme Court of Virginia. After graduating from law school, Dominik worked at the San Diego County Public Defender, where he represented people charged with misdemeanor, and as a Legal Fellow with Root & Rebound, where he helped to draft the very first version of the Roadmap to Reentry guide. Immediately prior to joining Root & Rebound as a full time Staff Attorney, Dominik was a Law Fellow at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, where he represented people on Alabama's death row and people whose trials were marked by racial bias and prosecutorial misconduct.

Dominik has a B.A. in History from Christopher Newport University. He is an attorney licensed to practice law in California and in Alabama.

Fun Fact: When playing basketball, Dom shoots jump shots with his left hand. But when playing baseball, Dom bats and throws right-handed.

Contact me at dtaylor@rootandrebound.org