Mr. Turner is an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated attorney with over 20 years of experience handling a wide range of civil litigation matters on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in the California courts. In addition, Mr. Turner has acted as personal counsel to numerous individuals and companies, helping them to create/revise/negotiate contracts, prepare appropriate policies, investigate claims, and avoid litigation. Further, Mr. Turner serves as an arbitrator and mediator to help bring matters to a expedient resolution. Having handled matters on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants provides Mr. Turner with the ability to analyze matters from a balanced perspective, improving his ability to work with other counsel to bring about a fair and just outcome. Regardless of the type of matter he is working on, Mr. Turner always strives to generate the highest quality work product, looks for unique and inventive ways to resolve disputes, and endeavors to handle every case in a professional and ethical manner. Mr. Turner has handled matters in the following practice areas during his career: Construction Litigation (including the representation of general contractors and subcontractors in matters alleging up to $20 million dollars in damages); Business Litigation (including partnership disputes, trade secrets, and litigation with former employees); Contracts (including contract creation, negotiation and modification); Employment Law (including wage/overtime disputes, sexual harassment, race discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and sexual orientation discrimination); Personal Injury (including serious personal injury matters, vehicle roll-over claims, and claims of assault/battery); Premises Liability (including neighbor disputes, slip and fall claims, and animal liability actions); and Torts (including claims of intentional infliction of emotional distress and toxic tort claims).