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Brooks names Taylor as County Attorney
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Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks announced Thursday that Bill Taylor will once again take over the position of Monroe County Attorney.

Taylor previously served in the job from 2009 until 2011. He left the job to run for Monroe County District Attorney. He was beat out by Sandra Doorley in the November election.

In the role of County Attorney, Taylor will serve as the legal advisor to Brooks, as well as oversee the administration of the County Law Department.

"Bill Taylor has served as a valued legal mind in County government for the last several years. He strongly supports my efforts to protect local taxpayers and brings vast legal knowledge and experience to his post. In light of his impeccable qualifications, Bill Taylor is the best choice for County Attorney," says Brooks. "Bill has demonstrated the legal expertise, leadership ability, and commitment to our community to continue making a real difference by returning as the head of our Law Department. He is a true asset to both County government and local taxpayers, and I look forward to continuing to work closely with Bill on the critical issues facing Monroe County moving forward."

Prior to joining Monroe County government, Taylor was an Assistant District Attorney for Monroe County.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to continue serving Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, and our entire community, in the capacity of County Attorney," says Taylor. "I look forward to leading a talented legal team in the County Law Department to best protect Monroe County's hardworking taxpayers and families in the days to come."

Taylor's appointment will be effective on Friday.

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