Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
James W. Turner, Partner
Direct dial: (304) 525-3190
Direct fax: (304) 525-0660
• Transportation Law • Medical Malpractice • Products Liability • Toxic Torts • General Litigation
Washington University – St. Louis (1986) West Virginia University College of Law (1989)
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
West Virginia Federal & State Courts Kentucky Federal & State Courts United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit United States Supreme Court Maryland
bar activities and legal associations
Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel Defense Research Institute
AWARDS / RATINGS
Mr. Turner was recognized in the Best Lawyers in America list in Transportation Law in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Mr. Turner was selected as one of West Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2010 by The State Journal. Mr. Turner has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s distinguished rating for ethical standards.
National coordinating counsel for a Class I railroad for various types of occupational injury cases brought against it pursuant to the Federal Employers’ Liability Act. West Virginia and Kentucky counsel for two Class I Railroads in their personal injury and occupational injury cases brought against them pursuant to the Federal Employers’ Liability Act. West Virginia counsel for a major resort hotel. West Virginia counsel for Caterpillar Inc. in its personal injury litigation. West Virginia counsel for Ferrellgas in its property damage and personal injury litigation.