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William David Turley

William David Turley

also known as Bill Turley

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Admiralty & Maritime, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Workers Compensation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Employment & Labor: 45%
    13 years
  2. Admiralty & Maritime: 30%
    28 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    28 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    28 years
  5. Workers Compensation: 5%
    28 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Nelson Dicks

    I endorse this lawyer. The attorney works very hard for the clients and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


    James Dicks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Turley Law Firm APLC

275 Battery St.
Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA, 94104

The Turley Law Firm APLC

1300 Clay Street Suite 600
Oakland, CA, 94612

The Turley Law Firm APLC

3255 Wilshire Blvd # 1801
Los Angeles, CA, 90010

The Turley Law Firm APLC

1430 Truxtun Ave. 5th Floor
Bakersfield, CA, 93301





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
San Diego Top 10 Personal Injury LawyerOur City San Diego Magazine2010
President's Award - Outstanding LeadershipConsumer Attorneys of San Diego2000
Trench Solider AwardConsumer Attorneys of California1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AThe Turley Law Firm1990 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2012 - Present
Consumer Attorney AssociationBoard of Governors2010 - 2010
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2009 - 2009
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoPresident2001 - 2001
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoPresident-Elect2000 - 2000
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoVice President1999 - 1999
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoSecretary1998 - 1998
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoTreasurer1997 - 1997
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoParliamentarian1996 - 1996
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaAmicus Curie Committee1995 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors1993 - 2003
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoBoard of Directors1991 - 1995
American Association for JusticeMember1987 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Amicus Counsel on 20 California Supreme Court CasesN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Word Association PublishersWin Your Defense Base Act Case: The Ultimate Straight Talk Roadmap To The Medical Treatment and Money You and Your Deserve (Book)2014
Word Association PressWin Your Injury Case: The Ultimate No B.S. Guide To Avoiding Insurance Company Tricks and Traps That Ruin Your Injury Case [even before you hire a lawyer] (Book)2012
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum MagazineDemystifying the Primary Duty Defense: Marshaling the Law and Evidence Needed to Defeat a "Primary Duty" Summary Judgement Motion2011
Consumer Attorneys of California - Forum MagazineSteering a Jones Act Case Clear of the Treacherous Shoals of a "Seaman Status" Summary Judgment Motion2010
Trial Bar NewsProducts Liability EditorN/A
Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum MagazineNumerous articles on Maritime Law and Products LiabilityN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Virginia Tech InstN/AundergraduateN/A
California Western SOLN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ACI’s 19th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class ActionsPlaintiff's Bar Perspective - Wage and Hour Class Actions2013
18th National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class ActionsUpdate on California Meal Period and Rest Period Class Action Claims2012
Maritime Personal Injury SeminarMaritime Personal Injury - Jones Act - Longshore Act - Defense Base Act and Recreational Boating Accidents2011
CAOC ConventionsProducts Liability, Maritime Personal Injury and Third Party Work InjuriesN/A