Randy Turner is in a single thought, an animal’s best friend.
Randy Turner secured a biology degree long before he ever turned to the law to defend those who cannot speak for themselves. Randy Turner has been dubbed Texas Super Lawyer for every year since 2009 and continues to be so recognized. He is licensed in the Supreme Court of the United States, Supreme Court of Texas as well as District and Appellate Courts in Colorado and Texas.
Randy has always been an advocate for animals. He has volunteered with elephant conservation in Kenya, black rhinoceros conservation in Zimbabwe and he has worked extensively with ex-captive orangutans who were confiscated by the Indonesian government, re-introducing them into the wild. He has always been that individual, the one who goes the extra mile. Even with an extremely busy law practice, he still served as Vice President of the Humane Society of North Texas, President of the Texas HumaneLegislation Network, and Chair for the Animal law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
A substantial portion of his law practice is devoted to representing people who help animals. He handles the following types of animal law cases:
Animal Welfare Organizations:
Texas Humane Legislation Network past President Humane Society of North Texas past Vice-President
Animal Legal Defense Fund Volunteer Attorney
Companion Animal Protection Society Legal Counsel
Animal Guardians of America Legal Counsel
Animal Angels Legal Counsel
Bat World Sanctuary Legal Counsel
Good Shepherd Rescue of North Texas Legal Counsel
Wichita Falls Reptile Rescue - Legal Counsel
Randy Turner has been an avid animal lover all of his life. There is no self-sacrifice he is not willing He uses the law to protect innocent animals and the people who fight for them and if there is no law, he campaigns to establish new ground in order to make the world a better place with better laws.
Randy Turner has been fighting for animal rights as long as he has practiced law, over 30 years, and he has never lost a single animal rights case.
University of North Texas - BA in biology 1976
St. Mary’s University School of Law - Juris Doctor degree 1980
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of Texas
Supreme Court of Colorado
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Certifications and Honors:
“Texas Super Lawyer” 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2012 - Texas Monthly Magazine
“Top Attorney” in Fort Worth 2009, 2010, & 2012, Fort Worth Magazine
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
“AV Preeminent” (highest rating) by Martindale Hubble peer review
Instrument rated multi-engine pilot
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association—Past President
Tarrant County Bar Association - Director Animal Law Section of the State Bar of Texas - Past Chairman American Board of Trial Advocates College of the State Bar of Texas Texas Trial Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas
Bailey and Galyen
Randy Wins Case against Cyber-Harasser Mary Cummins
Six-Million Dollar Win