Attorneys

Franklin H. Turner III

Franklin H. Turner III

  • Shareholder

Franklin “Trey” Turner concentrates his practice in the areas of collections, insurance defense, and litigation in general. Trey graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in History.  He has handled collections, commercial litigation, products liability, general tort and breach of contract matters for a variety of carriers. He has handled cases from inception to trial, including litigation at the appellate level.

Trey is Past Chair of The Products General Liability and Consumer Law Committee and the 2009 Co-Chair of the Emerging Issues in Premises Liability Litigation Program of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practices Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a graduate of International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, a graduate of the Leadership Columbia program and a former Board Member of Leadership Columbia Alumni Association.

 

Education

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1999
  • University of South Carolina, MIS, 1995
  • Wake Forest, B.A., 1988

Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • 2009 Co-Chair, Emerging Issues in Premises Liability Litigation Program
    • Past Chair, Products General Liability Consumer Law Committee
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association

Awards & Recognition

CASA Beyond Pro Bono Award, 2001

Real Property, Probate, Trust & Estate Law Journal, Articles Editor

Publications, Speeches & Seminars

Speaker, Carolinas Construction & Environmental Claims Seminar, March 2013, March 2014, March 2015

“Bates v. Dow Agrosciences, LLC and the Narrowing of the Preemptive Effect of FIFRA” Committee News, ABA, Spring 2006.

Designing Site Infrastructures in South Carolina – Construction Law Issues

Reported Cases

Hansen v. United Services Auto Assn., 350 S.C. 62, 565 S.E.2d 114 (Ct. App. 2002).

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