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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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3749 Landau Lane
Atlanta, GA, 30331


GAActive Member in Good Standing 197308/05/2016
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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Life Time Member of Who's WhoGlobal Directory of Who' Who2015
Top Rated Lawyers of GeorgiaAtlanta Magazine2015
Award For Outstanding ServicePhi Beta Sigma Fraternity Southern Region2015
Award For Outstanding ServicePhi Beta Sigma Southern Region2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers In GeorgiaThe National Trial Lawyers2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Distinguished Service ChapterPhi Beta Sigma Fraternity2011
Out Standing Sigma ChapterSouthern Region Phi Beta Sigma2007
Extraordinary Prosecutor Of YearClayton County District Attorney2006
Award For Meritorious ServiceFulton County commission1991
Community Service AwardNational Association Of Blacks In Criminal Justice1990
Outstanding Service To NAACP And The CommunityNAACP1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyScott & Turner Law Group, LLC2009 - Present
Executive Assistant District AttorneyClayton County District Attorney's Office2004 - 2009
Conflict DefenderFulton County Government2002 - 2004
Criminal Defense attorneyJohn M Turner, Attorney AT Law1997 - 2002
Adjunct Professor/Trial AdvocacyEmory University School Of Law1992 - 1995
Adjunct Professor/Trial AdvocayEmory Law School1992 - 1995
Assistant District AttorneyFulton County District Attorney's Office1981 - 1997
Judge Advocate, Lt. Col.Ga Army National Guard1981 - 2003
Criminal Defense attorneyJohn M. Turner, Attorney At Law1975 - 1981
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office1973 - 1975
Association namePosition nameDuration
100 Black Men Of South Metro AtlantaMember2014 - Present
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, IncGeneral Counsel1997 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLitigationLL.M - Master of Laws1990
Clark Atlanta UniversityCriminal Justice AdministrationMA - Masters1986
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Morris Brown CollegeHistory-Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969