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Columbus, MS 39703

Marindale-Hubbell

Jeff Turnage

Jeffrey J. Turnage

Jeff Turnage serves as general counsel for the City of Columbus and the Columbus Housing Authority. Otherwise, he primarily practices in litigation. Mr. Turnage's primary focus is in construction litigation, defense of engineer liability claims, medical negligence and long-term care claims, as well as personal injury claims. Jeff also defends employers in EEOC related claims and claims against governmental entities.

Education

  • The College of Charleston, South Carolina Business Administration, B.S., 1982
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992; Mississippi Law Journal; Moot Court Board, Trial Division Chairman; Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity; Westlaw Student Representative

Memberships

  • Mississippi Municipal Attorneys Association
  • Mississippi Bar
  • Lowndes County Bar

Case History

  • City of Starkville v. 4-County Elec. Power Ass'n, 909 So.2d 1094 (Miss. 2005)
  • Kerr-McGee Corp. v. Maranatha Faith Center, Inc., 873 So.2d 103 (Miss. 2004)
  • Heard v. Intervest Corp., 856 So.2d 359 (Miss. App.) cert. denied (2003)

Publications

  • Author, NEPOTISM AND ETHICS, "Can a Member of a Political Subdivision Hire Family and If So, When?"

Other Achievements/Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rated - Martindale Hubbell
  • Certified Instructor - State of Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training

Previous Employment

  • United States Marine Corps, Active Duty Infantry, (1982-1986)
  • United States Marine Corps, Reserve Artillery, (1986-1991)-Last Rank Captain
  • Warner Wells Insurance Agency, Greenwood, MS (1986-1989)

Court Admissions

All Federal and State Courts in Mississippi and United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit

Bar Admissions

Mississippi

Admitted

1992