Joseph A. Turner, P.C.

Joseph A. Turner, P.C.

Law Firm in Austin, TX

Firm Overview

Joseph A. Turner graduated summa cum laude from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where he majored in criminology. During undergraduate school, he worked as a correctional officer in the state prison. He graduated from the University of Texas School of Law on 1977 at the age of 22. He was chief of the Trial Section for the Travis County Attorney's Office. As an Assistant District Attorney, he was chief of the Special Crimes Division. He later became an Assistant United States Attorney. He has been a criminal defense lawyer in Austin, Texas since 1982. He has been board-certified in criminal law since 1983, and is a member of both the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In his 26 years of practice, he has tried more than 100 jury trials.

Main Office

Main Office
1504 West Avenue
Austin TX 78701



Criminal Defense

Joseph A. Turner, P.C. will represent your Criminal Defense legal matters.

Areas of Law

-Criminal Defense and Trial Practice in State and Federal Courts.

Joseph A. Turner

Joseph A. Turner, P.C.

Attorney in Austin, TX
Lecturer at Law, University of Texas, 1989. Former: Assistant Travis County Attorney; Assistant Travis County District Attorney; Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Areas of Law

-State and Federal Criminal Trial Practice
-White Collar Crime
-Health Care Fraud
-Tax Fraud
-Mail Fraud
-Wire Fraud
-Bank Fraud
-Environmental Law
-Complex Litigation
-Securities Fraud
-Grand Jury Investigations
-Organized Crime
-Cyber Crimes
-Drug Crimes
-Driving While Intoxicated

Experience & Credentials


Admission Details
Admitted in 1977, Texas
U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Law School Attended
University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1977

University Attended
Sam Houston State University
Class of 1974
Criminology, summa cum laude

Birth Information
Born in 1954
Spokane, Washington, September 24, 1954

Associations & Memberships
State Bar of Texas; Austin Bar Association; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

(Board Certified, Criminal Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)


University of Texas at Austin
Juris Doctorate, 1977