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John Turner is a name partner with the law firm of Rodgers Deutsch & Turner. Mr. Turner limits his practice to the areas of condemnation and complex real estate valuation litigation. Over the past 19 years, Mr. Turner has represented over 500 private property owners and corporate entities in condemnation matters throughout Washington State.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    24 years
  2. Real Estate: 20%
    24 years
  3. Mediation: 10%
    18 years



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  • Jared Dwain Bellum

    I have had the pleasure of working with John Turner on a number of real estate condemnation matters over the past year. Mr. Turner is truly an expert in his field. Property owners facing condemnation would be well advised to seek Mr. Turner's services.


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Contact info

Rodgers Deutsch & Turner

3 Lake Bellevue Drive
Suite 100
Bellevue, WA, 98005-2440


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarN/A2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRodgers Deutsch & Turner1998 - Present
AssociateRodgers & Deutsch1991 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Right of Way Association Puget Sound ChapterPresident2000 - 2001
International Right of Way Association Puget Sound ChapterPresident Elect1999 - 2000
International Right of Way Association Puget Sound ChapterVice President1997 - 1999
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted1995 - Present
International Right of Way AssociationMember1995 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted1991 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitAdmitted1991 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Asset Protection Solutions NewsletterEminent Domain - The Government's Right to Take Your Property2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Willamette University College of LawAlternative Dispute ResolutionCertificate in Dispute Resolution1991
Santa Clara UniversityPolitical ScienceBachelor of Science1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate Section MeetingTitle Insurance Issues2011
Handling Real Estate Transactions With ConfidenceTitle Insurance, Surveys and Property Valuation2011
Legal & Tax Aspects of Investing in Real EstateReal Property Valuations2007
East King County Bar AssociationValuation of Real Estate2007
Appraisal Institute Seattle Fall ConferenceEminent Domain2007
Wasington Eminent Domain and Just CompensationCondemnation Valuations2004
Eminent Domain in WashingtonValuation of Contaminated Property in Condemnation Actions2004
Eminent DomainEminent Domain Case Study2002
Eminent Domain in WashingtonAppraisal Approaches in Condemnation2001
Eminent Domain in WashingtonBasic Appraisal Approaches1999
Eminent Domain in WashingtonAcquisitions by Municipalities1999