William (Bill) Turner is a criminal defense attorney who actually tries cases. A former prosecutor for two Virginia jurisdictions, Mr. Turner has tried thousands of criminal cases to a verdict, including several high-profile jury trials. Having successfully built and prosecuted countless criminal cases as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Mr. Turner offers clients an insider's view into how to respond to and defend against a government prosecution.
Mr. Turner believes that individuals facing criminal allegations need confident, talented, and experienced attorneys to develop a winning strategy and to argue their case persuasively. He combines extensive knowledge of and experience in criminal law with proficiency at trial to achieve outstanding results for his clients. Mr. Turner has taught classes on criminal law and procedure to several law enforcement agencies, and currently serves as a trial coach for George Mason University Law School's Trial Advocacy Program.
Mr. Turner has been awarded The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 designation for Virginia every year since entering private practice. In 2019, Super Lawyers honored Mr. Turner with its Rising Star award.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2011||02/12/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2018|
|Dedicated Service Award||Arlington County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office||2017|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Principles of Government Award for Teamwork||Arlington County Police Department||2015|
|Partner||Newton Turner, PLLC||2017 - Present|
|Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney||Arlington Commonwealth's Attorney||2013 - 2017|
|Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney||Prince Edward Commonwealth's Attorney||2012 - 2013|
|Deputy County Attorney||Prince Edward County||2012 - 2013|
|Clerk||Office Of The Commonwealth's Attorney||2011 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arlington County Bar Association||Judicial Selection Committee||2014 - Present|
|American University, Washington College of Law||JD Cum Laude||2011|
|Georgetown University||Bachelor of Arts||2005|
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Mon Oct 29 2018
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Tue Oct 23 2018
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