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Terrance L. Turnbach

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Toms River, NJ

Starkey Kelly Kenneally Cunningham & Turnbach
2 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-240-3600
Fax: 732-840-5901
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense


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Attorney Profile

As a top-rated criminal defense attorney and partner at Starkey Kelly Kenneally Cunningham & Turnbach in Brick, New Jersey, Terrance L. Turnbach is dedicated to serving clients in Ocean and Monmouth counties. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, providing representation to people who have been charged with criminal fraud, DUI/DWI, drug violations, juvenile crimes, misdemeanors, parole and probation violations, sex offenses and traffic violations.

Mr. Turnbach graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Villanova University in 1998. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2002. Admitted to practice before all New Jersey state courts in that year, Mr. Turnbach is a trustee of the Ocean County Bar Association as well as a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association.

As a lifelong resident of New Jersey, Mr. Turnbach has an intimate understanding of the greater area where his law firm is located. This offers him a unique insight into the problems and conditions that affect his clients. He has been involved in several high-profile cases, including a case where he represented District IIIA before the Disciplinary Review Board of the Supreme Court of New Jersey in November 2014.

Mr. Turnbach began working for his current firm in September of 2003. He is devoted to sharing his knowledge and experience with his fellow professionals through seminars and continuing legal education lectures. Mr. Turnbach has worked throughout his career to defend the rights of individuals who are facing significant penalties if the prosecution is able to obtain a conviction. While he will sometimes enter into plea agreements, he is unafraid to try a matter in front of a jury.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Parole, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2007 - 2008

About Terrance L. Turnbach

First Admitted: 2002, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2007 – 2008
  • Ocean County, New Jersey Young Lawyer of the Year, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Ocean County Bar Association
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Office Location for Terrance L. Turnbach

2 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753

Phone: 732-240-3600

Fax: 732-840-5901

Last Updated: 7/6/2017

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