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   3Richard L. Turner Jr.Sycamore(815) 895-2131rturner@turnersackett.comrturner@turnersackett.comTurner & Sackett LLCwww.turnersackett.comwww.turnersackett.comturnerrichard.jpgPersonal Injury Law: GeneralPersonal Injury Law: Professional MalpracticeWorkers' Compensation LawWrongful DeathConstruction/Worksite InjuriesMedical MalpracticeTrucking Collision CasesAutomobile Collision Injuries
Richard L. Turner Jr.rturner@turnersackett.com
Turner & Sackett LLChttp://www.turnersackett.com
107 W Exchange St
Sycamore IL 60178-1423
Ph.(815) 895-2131 Fx.(815) 895-7062
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Personal Injury Law: General    Wrongful Death
Personal Injury Law: Professional Malpractice    Construction/Worksite Injuries
Workers' Compensation Law     Medical Malpractice
    Trucking Collision Cases
    Automobile Collision Injuries
Advisory Board Member
County:  DeKalb
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Richard L. "Rick" Turner has more than 30 years of trial experience representing injured persons and their families in wrongful death, medical malpractice, serious person injury and worker's compensation claims. He is a 1977 graduate of Northern Illinois University, and a 1981 graduate (with honors) of DePaul University School of Law. Rick and his experienced and caring staff have helped hundreds of peopl and their families achieve justice when they have been injured through the negligence of others. He and his family have been active in both Sycamore and DeKalb County for many years both personally and professionally. Rick is experienced in courtrooms throughout the northern Illinois area.


Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1981
U.S. Dist. Court for the No. District of Illinois, 1981 (Trial Bar)


Date of Birth:  1955

Law School:  DePaul University College of Law,J.D., 1981
Law School Honors/Involvement:  With honors; Phi Alpha Delta

Undergraduate School:  Northern Illinois University, B.S., 1977

Employment History:  
Turner & Sackett LLC (formerly Turner Law Offices), 1987-present
Burns, Cronauer & Turner, 1984-1987
Associate, Russell E. Burns, 1982-1984


Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
DeKalb County Bar Association
  Secretary-Treasurer, 1983-1984
  Vice president,. 2004-present
Kane County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
  Assy. Delegate for 16th Jud. Circuit, 1990-92, 1994-2000, 2004-present
  Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council
  Past chair, Standing Committee on Supreme Court Rules
  Past chair, Committee on Legal Technology
Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association


Community Involvement:  
Past member, DeKalb County Board of Health
Past member, Sycamore Hospital Advisory Board
Past member, Ben Gordon Mental Health Center Board
Member, Ambassadors Club of the Sycamore Area Chamber of Commerce
Volunteer Attorney for DeKalb County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program


Published Legal Writing:  
Numerous articles for Trial Briefs, periodical published by the Civil Practice and Proc. Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association


Legal Lectures:  
Numerous lectures for continuing legal education programs sponsored by the ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council.


Firm Description:  
Partnership concentrating in personal injury, wrongful death, and workers' compensation.


Family:  Wife: Anita; five children: Joseph, Genevieve, Will, Keenan, and Anna.1032602
Map to Office:   Click here to view map

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