James Ryan Turner

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Florence, Kentucky

Dallas & Turner, PLLC
James Ryan Turner
Dallas & Turner, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Eminent Domain, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 2008

Education: Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

Dallas & Turner, PLLC

30 Shelby St.
Florence, KY 41042 Visit website


James Ryan Turner is an attorney at Dallas & Turner, PLLC, in Florence, Kentucky. Mr. Turner devotes his practice to personal injury and wrongful death. He has experience working with cases involving animal attacks, bad faith insurance claims, birth injuries, car accidents, defective airbags, defective tires, dog bites, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, products liability, railroad employee injuries, semitruck wrecks, sudden acceleration, uninsured motorist claims and workplace injuries.

Mr. Turner is a magna cum laude graduate of Transylvania University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English. Following his undergraduate career, he went on to graduate from Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law. He has been licensed to practice law in Kentucky since 2008 and is also licensed in the state of Ohio, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.

Following law school, Mr. Turner worked as an assistant commonwealth attorney and clerked for a Supreme Court of Kentucky justice before deciding to enter private practice for personal injury plaintiffs. In addition to his law practice, he is a member of the the Kentucky Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Ohio Justice Association.

Mr. Turner serves clients throughout Northern Kentucky and Ohio, in cities, including Covington, Crestview, Ft. Thomas, Florence, Newport, Cincinnati, and Prestonsburg.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Eminent Domain, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Eminent Domain
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2008, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://www.injurylawyerflorenceky.com/james-ryan-turner-inju...

White Papers:
  • Eminent domain is a confusing and complicated legal issue that can result in significant financial losses for landowners. In this white paper, we break down what property owners need to know when they’re facing a partial or total loss of their property due to eminent domain – including how to protect their rights and pursue just compensation., https://www.injurylawyerflorenceky.com/kentucky-eminent-domain-white-paper
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association 
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S District court Western District of Kentucky
  • American Association of Justice
  • U.S District court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • NKU Chase College of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Transylvania University, Honors: Magna Cum Laude, B.A., Majors: English, 2005
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40.  Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7. Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Each of our distinguished Top 40 under 40 members strives to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.  It is our mission to promote a unique and professional networking opportunity for young lawyers, while developing progressive ideas to pursue justice for those injured by the negligence of others, to educate the public about the importance of access to courts that are free of bias and undue influence, and to protect the right of trial by jury., National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers., National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, 2018
  • Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members., Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (which includes the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum) is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 5000 members throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members., Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, 2017
  • No more than 10% of the students from a graduating class may be elected., Holleian Society, Transylvania University, 2005
  • $250,000.00, neck injury., 2018
  • $280,000.00, fracture following motorcycle crash., 2019
  • $490,000.00, CRPS premises injury., 2018
  • $350,000.00, concussion in child., 2019
  • $300,000.00, pedestrian injury and concussion., 2019
  • $250,000.00, orthopedic injuries., 2019
  • $250,000.00, lumbar disc surgery., 2019
  • $300,000.00, neck and back injuries., 2019
  • $100,000.00, wrist fracture., 2020
  • $100,000.00, CRPS following MVA., 2020
  • $150,000.00 policy limit obtained, shoulder injury in MVA., 2020
  • $250,000.00, cervical disc injury (settlement)., 2018
  • $67,000.00, dog attack., 2018
  • $100,000.00, wrist injury (settlement), 2018
  • $275,000.00, orthopedic injuries (settlement)., 2018
  • $90,000.00, shoulder injury (settlement)., 2018
  • $200,000.00, orthopedic injuries (settlement)., 2017
  • $175,000.00, semi-truck accident (settlement)., 2017
  • $210,000.00, shoulder and facial injuries (settlement)., 2013
  • $275,000.00, cervical disc injury (settlement)., 2017
  • $150,000.00, cervical disc injury (settlement)., 2018
  • $275,000.00, facial injury (settlement)., 2017
  • $175,000.00, cervical disc injury (settlement)., 2018
  • $325,000.00, hand injury., 2018
  • $250,000.00, ankle injury (settlement)., 2016
  • $300,000.00, pedestrian injury (settlement)., 2019
  • $925,000.00, semi-truck accident (settlement)., 2016
  • $750,000.00, TBI (settlement)., 2014
  • $480,000.00, knee injury (settlement)., 2018
  • $26,000.00, cervical strain (verdict). , 2018
  • $142,000.00, cervical disc injury (verdict). , 2016
  • $238,000.00, cervical disc injury (verdict). , 2012
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Master Provisions, Board of Directors, 2018
  • Board Chair, Master Provisions, 2020
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Governers , 2019

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“A scholar and a gentleman. ”

“Ryan is an excellent attorney who works his case.”

Office location for James Ryan Turner

30 Shelby St.
Florence, KY 41042

Phone: 859-630-0666


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

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