Taylor was born in Johnson City, Tennessee. He is a graduate of Elizabethton High School and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from King College in Bristol, Tennessee. Taylor moved to Richlands, Virginia, in 2006 and married his wife Aimee Baxter (Cole) Corbett. Together they started Bluegrass Land Services, a surface and mineral title abstracting business that provided its services in Southwest Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. In 2009, he joined Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, and worked in their mineral law division. At Steptoe & Johnson, Taylor served as a mineral title abstractor and worked on large coal, oil, and gas projects throughout Virginia, Kentucky, We st Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
In 2013, Taylor graduated from the Appalachian School of Law (ASL). While at ASL, he served two years on the Appalachian Journal of Law, serving as an Associate Editor for Volume XI and Executive Editor of Volume XII. Taylor’s student note, Coalbed Methane: The Struggle for Consistency and Predictability in Mineral and Property Law in Virginia, was published in the Spring 2012 edition of the Journal. He also served on ASL’s Natural Resources Program Development Committee and Task Force with representatives from academia, the federal and state government , and the legal field. During his time at ASL, Taylor also served as a summer law clerk with the Honorable Jack S. Hurley, Jr. (29th Judicial District of Virginia) and clerked at the Street Law Firm.
Professionally, Mr. Corbett began his career as an attorney with The Plaster Law Firm, a general practice law firm in Richlands, Virginia. There, he handled general civil litigation and criminal law matters. During his time at Plaster Law Firm, Mr. Corbett represented a regional concrete manufacturer and supplier in a multi million dollar corporate buy-out and asset purchase. On June 1, 2015, Mr. Corbett joined Galumbeck & Kegley, Attorneys at Law, to handle criminal law, general civil litigation, including commercial law, consumer protection issues, and property law, and consumer Bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.
-Virginia Bar Association: 2013 to present
-Virginia Trial Lawyers Association: 2013 to present
-Tazewell County Bar Association: 2015 to present
-Vice President since 2017
-US District Court for the Western District of Virginia
-US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia