Philadelphia, PA (PressExposure) August 12, 2008 -- James M. Turner, Jr., Esq., partner of Furia and Turner (www.furiaandturner.com) recently became a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum (www.milliondollaradvocates.com) is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, with fewer than one percent of U.S. lawyers being members.
Turner was acknowledged for his excellence in advocacy and as being among the best in the profession. To be included for membership, attorneys must have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlement and have acted as principal counsel in at least one case in any field of practice. The membership provides a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases.
Turner has practiced law in the Philadelphia region for more than 35 years. He handles plaintiffs' personal injury claims and litigation in many areas. His practice areas include personal injury, workers' compensation, and products liability.
As a double major in both economics and business management, Turner received his bachelor's degree from Widener University where he was the recipient of the Widener University College Prize. The Prize is awarded to the senior who provided the greatest service to the University academically, athletically and socially. In addition, he authored the first-ever Widener University Alumni By-Laws governing the entire Alumni Association and has chaired many Alumni Association committees. Turner resides in West Chester, Pa., with his wife and children.