Erica L. Turner

Erica L. Turner joined Dzenitis Newman in June of 2016, after beginning her legal career as a prosecutor in the Juvenile Division of the Fayette County Attorney’s Office. Originally from Eastern Kentucky, she graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Kentucky, where she was a health care beat reporter for The Kentucky Kernel. Erica obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law and was a member of the Kentucky Law Journal and the Trial Advocacy Board. During her time as a prosecutor, she successfully argued before the Kentucky Court of Appeals on a case involving competency of a juvenile charged with murder. In addition to the practice of law, Erica enjoys working as a photographer with Amy Campbell Photography and volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass.

More About Erica

Education

J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law, 2013
B.A. University of Kentucky, 2010

Admissions

Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2013

Professional Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
Doctors & Lawyers for Kids

Accolades

Trimble Club Best Appellant Brief

Community Involvement

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass
Partners for Youth, Board Member and Grassroots Committee Chair
Special Olympics of the Bluegrass, Certified Special Needs Coach
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of the Bluegrass