Contact Information:

17 West Gay Street, Suite 200
West Chester, PA 19380

Phone: 610.692.1371
cturner@utbf.com

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Christopher L. Turner

An effective and experienced litigator who is driven by achieving the best result for his clients, Chris primarily prosecutes and defends commercial litigation claims with values ranging in the tens of thousands to millions. Chris’s practice covers a broad range of civil litigation matters, including, but not limited to breach of contract cases, UCC disputes, partnership/shareholder disputes, defense of a variety of consumer protection claims, arbitration and trial of construction claims, collection matters, unfair trade practices claims, claims made pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Real Estate Seller Disclosure Law, real estate disputes, landlord/tenant actions and a variety of trust and estate litigation including guardianships, fiduciary litigation and will contests.

With clients that span from large and small businesses to individuals, Chris’s primary focus is to exceed the expectations of those he serves. Chris’s commitment to his clients is exemplified by his personal dedication to responsiveness and his desire to provide unmatched service. Recognized by both Philadelphia Magazine Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star,” and by Main Line Today’s Top Lawyers, Chris’s attention to detail, knowledge of effective litigation tactics, acute organization skills and ability to consistently devise and implement a cost effective/result oriented litigation strategy make him a standout from other lawyers practicing today. If a matter cannot be settled outside of court, Chris is never daunted by the prospect of trial.

Clients and colleagues alike depend upon Chris to efficiently diagnose the problem at hand, identify the solution and then create a practical action plan that achieves the most favorable end possible. Appreciated for his integrity, honesty and ethics, Chris is also valued for treating his clients’ budgets and resources conservatively.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. (2006)
  • Villanova University (2000)
    • B.S., Political Science
    • Minor in English

Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (2006)

Memberships

  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chester County Bar Foundation
    • Board of Directors

Latest News

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Oct

Nancy Glidden presents CLE on Mediation at Chester County Bar Association

Nancy moderated and presented at a two-hour CLE program at the Chester County Bar Association on October 7, 2019, titled “Five Elements for Effective Mediating.” Topics covered included, issues associated with mandatory mediation, conflict disclosures, how to prepare parties for mediation to obtain better outcomes, writing settlement memoranda, and cyber security issues about which …

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Sep

Nancy Glidden Presents CLE

Nancy Glidden presented a CLE program on the Pennsylvania Real Estate Seller’s Disclosure Law (“RESDL”) for the Chester County Bar Association’s Real Estate Section on September 11, 2019. The present version of the RESDL became effective on December 20, 2000. It expands sellers’ duties and buyers’ rights and remedies in the context of residential …

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13

Sep

Three UTBF Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers

Unruh Turner Burke & Frees (UTBF) is pleased to announce that three of our partners are listed among 2020’s The Best Lawyers in America. This year’s honorees include David M. Frees, III for Trusts and Estates Law in Phoenixville, PA, as well as Andrew D.H. Rau and Ross A. Unruh for …

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West Chester, PA
17 West Gay Street
P.O. BOX 515
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 692-1371
Phoenixville, PA
120 Gay Street
P.O. Box 289
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(610) 933-8069
Paoli, PA
43 Leopard Road, Building II
Suite 103
Paoli, PA 19301
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