Mr. Paylor joined the office of the Federal Defender in the spring of 2008 as an Assistant Federal Defender. He was promoted to Supervising Attorney with the office in the spring of 2013. He currently serves as the First Assistant Federal Defender.
Mr. Paylor received his BBA in Accounting from Austin Peay State University. He obtained his Juris Doctorate and Masters of Business Administration simultaneously from the University of Memphis.
Mr. Paylor is licensed to practice in the State of Tennessee. He is also admitted to practice before the District Court for the Western District of Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.