Attorney Jerry D. Turner
“The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely – William Osler.”
Jerry D. Turner is a native of Tennessee, lived in Michigan for 8 years, and has resided in California since 1959.
He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles in 1971 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1972.
Initially, he volunteered at Legal Aid, focusing on family law. Later, he entered into general practice at a small firm, followed by insurance defense practice with a large firm. In 1973, he joined the law offices of Charles R. Weldon where his primary focus was civil litigation, personal injury and medical malpractice. There, he continued until the unfortunate passing of Mr. Weldon in 2007. He received training in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the Los Angeles Superior Court and served for over a year on their panel of mediators. Additionally, as an experienced personal injury litigator, he is of counsel to Jacobsma & Brau, former colleagues in the Weldon firm.
Mr. Turner is a member of the Southeast District Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
He has extensive background in the automobile and motorcycle industry, including manufacturing, mechanics, sales and marketing. Personally, Mr. Turner reads extensively and has an avid appreciation of music and theater. He follows major sports, has been active in church administration, and has traveled widely.
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Legal Malpractice
- Southwestern Law School, J.D. (1971)
- Straus Institute for Alternative Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law (2002)
- Cerritos College, CA
- So. Macomb Community College, Michigan
- Southeast District Bar Association
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
- California State Bar (1972)
- U.S. District Court, Central District California (1972)