Matthew P. Turner

Matthew was born and raised in Laurens, SC.  He graduated from Laurens High School and went to the University of South Carolina.  When he graduated from the USC School of Law in 2003, he came back to his roots and began practicing at Turner and Burney.


When he’s not in the office, Matthew enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and attending South Carolina football games.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Attorney for the Laurens Commission of Public Works (2013 - present)
Board of Directors-Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center
Board of Deacons-First Baptist Church of Laurens (2010 - 2012)
Chairman, Board of Directors-YMCA of Greater Laurens
Board of Directors-Mental Health Association

EDUCATION

University of South Carolina, J.D., 2003
University of South Carolina, BS Business Administration, 2000

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Personal Injury, Divorce, Custody, Litigation, and Criminal

SIGNIFICANT CASES

Duckett v. Goforth, 374 S.C. 446, 649 S.E2d 72

James Richard Miles v. Theodora Miles, 393 S.C. 111, 711 S.E.2d 880(2011)

Simpson v. World Finance Corp of South Carolina, 373 S.C. 178, 644 S.E. 2d 723(2007)

BAR/COURT ADMISSIONS

South Carolina, 2003

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Laurens County Bar Association, President (2006 - present)
  • American Bar Associations
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Trial Lawyers
  • South Carolina Association for Justice.