Christopher Turner
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Phone: (859) 255-6885

              ext. 103

E-mail: cturner@kjpjlaw.com

Summary


For the last 15 years, Christopher S. Turner has developed a wide array of civil-litigation experience: auto and truck accident litigation, bodily injury, insurance coverage disputes, insurance bad faith, products liability, construction defects, employment law, education law (including IDEA administrative hearings), probate, and property disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Chris clerked for former Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Rick A. Johnson. He has won jury trials and appeals in several venues. In law school he was a member of the first Kentucky Innocence Project. Chris was instrumental in overturnung a rape conviction of a man who was wrongly convicted. Chris is a former college football player who now finds himself coaching youth soccer. He is happiest hiking with his family, watching his beloved Cincinnati Reds, fishing with his son, or stargazing. Chris’ wife, Dr. Lisa Turner, is an associate professor at Berea College.




Education and Memberships


Hanover College (B.A. Business Administation/ Economics, 1998) University of Kentucky (J.D., 2001) Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law (now called the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law), 1999 to 2001.
Kentucky Bar Association, 2001 to present Fayette County Bar Association, 2001 to present American Bar Association, 2002 to present




Honors and Awards


2012 Pro Bono Best New Law Firm Award, Fayette County Bar Association Best Note, Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law, 2001




Community Service


Legal Aid of the Bluegrass; Legal pro-bono services involving domestic relations, neglect/ abuse/ abandonment, 2012 to present

YMCA of Central Kentucky, Volunteer youth soccer and t-ball coach, 2018 to present
Liberty Elementary School PTA, 2019 to present, Volunteer & Member; “Real Men Read” program.




Publishing


“Sunshine Patriot or Cold War Casualty: An Examination of Wrongful Exposure Suits Brought by Nuclear Complex Employees,” Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law, Vol. 16:2.