Vince Taormina
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Licensure

  • Missouri
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law (2018)
  • College of the Holy Cross (2015)

Community Involvement

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis ("BAMSL")
  • Board Member of BAMSL Young Lawyers Division
  • Junior Board Member of World Pediatric Project

Before moving to the St. Louis area with my family in 2002, I grew up in a small town in western Kentucky called Central City.  There, I was ingrained with small town values: hard-work, responsibility, and community.  Although this poor coal mining community did not have much, we prided ourselves in the way that we treated others.  I still see that pride when I return there to visit my grandmother every summer and help with the “Sack Lunch Program,” a local faith-based organization focused on providing poor children with sack lunches during the summer when school is not in session.

Because my family values our faith, I enrolled at Chaminade in 2004.  While there, I learned that every human life has dignity, that every persons deserves compassion, and that no one goes through life alone.  Chaminade made me the man I am today.  Upon graduation in 2011, my classmates and teachers awarded me the “Esto Vir” Award (Latin for “Be a Man”), the highest honor given to a student upon graduation.  It remains one of my proudest accomplishments.

After receiving my Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, I returned to Kentucky to attend the University of Kentucky College of Law.  As a Third Year law student at UK, I helped to lead the Trial Advocacy Team to a 3rd place finish at the National Trial Competition in Austin, Texas, the highest finish for UK in the school’s history.  Moreover, as an overachieving student, I gained the requisite legal knowledge necessary to serve my clients.

I always say that life is the best education one can get.  Even though I received the best education from some of the best institutions in the country, my most cherished and valuable education came from the summers I spent back in Central City serving poor children or the weekends spent talking with homeless men at a local shelter in St. Louis.  As the owner of The Taormina Firm, I hope to use my vast education—both learned and experienced—to help you and your family “Make the Law Work for You.”

Latest Post

The Taormina Firm distributed mail-in-ballot applications and explained the mail-in-ballot process to people at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis food drive on June 27, 2020.

Vince Taormina serves on pro bono COVID-19 estate planning task force.

The Taormina Firm participates in Read Across America.

An update on how The Taormina Firm is meeting client expectations through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vince Taormina discusses the nerves around starting his own law firm.

When you start your own business, waiting for new customers and clients is the hardest part.

Examining the legacies we leave behind as we enter the 2020s.

A brief history of estate planning

Learning how to market your business to find the best audience possible.