Sybil Taylor Aytch, Paralegal


Sybil Taylor Aytch has over 20 years of paralegal and case management experience in both Phoenix and New York. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, she worked at a large New York-based law firm. Her experience includes the following:

  • Commercial Bankruptcy (debtor and creditor). 
  • Commercial Litigation (antitrust, multidistrict, telecommunications). 
  • Lead paralegal on one of largest successful tort litigation-related bankruptcy reorganizations. 
  • Electronic document /discovery management and electronic trial preparation employing case management software.
  • Extensive trial experience in electronic courtrooms including utilization of trial technology.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Northern Arizona University (M.Ed.)
  • Smith College (B.A.)
  • l'Institut d'√Čtudes Politiques-Paris (Certificate)
    • Certificate: International Law.
  • Universit√© de Paris IV-La Sorbonne (Certificate)
    • Certificate:¬†French Literature.

Professional and Civic Activities

  • International Practice Management Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair, 2002-Present
  • Arizona Supreme Court Commission on Diversity, Equality, and Justice, 2021-present
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Maricopa County Bar Association, 2021-present
  • Adjunct Professor, Phoenix College (Ethics and Professional Practice, Bankruptcy, Civil Investigations, The Paralegal Profession), 2001-present
  • Assistant Professor, Western International University (Civil Procedure and Comparative Law), 2009-2011
  • Developed Advanced Technology for Paralegals course, South University
  • Advisory Committee, Paralegal Studies Program, Phoenix College, 1995-2000, 2019-present
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair, National Federation of Paralegal Associations, 2017-present
  • Ethics Board Chair, National Federation of Paralegal Associations, 2007-2010
  • American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals Approval Commission, 2004-2008
  • Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam Standards Committee, 2001-2007
  • E-Courtroom Advisory Board, Phoenix College

Professional Recognition

  • One of less than a dozen paralegals in Arizona with the advanced Registered Paralegal designation
  • President, Maricopa County Bar Association Paralegal Division, 2002
  • Outstanding Local Leadership Award, National Federation of Paralegal Associations, 2002
  • Distinguished Leadership Award, Maricopa County Bar Association, 2003
  • Special Recognition Award, Maricopa County Bar Association Paralegal Division, 2006
  • Therese A. Cannon Educational Scholarship, International Paralegal Management Association, 2007
  • Co-author of 2 paralegal ethics textbooks, 2017, 2018


  • French
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