Contact Information:

P.O. Box 515
West Chester, PA 19381-0515

Phone: 610.692.1371
dturner@utbf.com

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Donald C. Turner

Donald C. Turner, a founding member of Unruh Turner Burke & Frees, has been practicing law in Chester County for over twenty years. Mr. Turner’s practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate transactions, zoning, and commercial litigation, including business disputes, contractual disputes, shareholder/partnership disputes, corporate dissolutions, zoning appeals and eminent domain cases. He also represents a variety of small to medium sized businesses. He is the founding president of Commercial Dispute Solutions, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation formed with the encouragement of the Chester County Bench as a means to provide mediation and arbitration services for various types of commercial disputes.

Mr. Turner has been named a “Top Lawyer” in Business Law, Environmental Law and Real Estate Law by Main Line Today Magazine. He has received the preeminent “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing superior legal ability as judged by his peers, and has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers listing over multiple years.

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Education

  • Temple University School of Law, J.D. (1983)
    • cum laude
    • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award
  • Drexel University (1973)

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1983)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chester County Airport Authority
    • Former Board Member
  • Devon Preparatory School
    • Board of Trustees, Former Trustee
  • Commercial Dispute Solutions
    • Founding President

Martindale Hubbell Rating

  • AV Rated*

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. For more information, see http://www.martindale.com.

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