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Jonathan W. Turner, Attorney - Franklin, TN

1284 West Main StreetSuite 104 Franklin, TN 37064

Updated: 02/28/2023

Franklin Criminal Defense Law Firm

Overview

Jonathan W. Turner, Attorney, is a former Virginia and DUI prosecutor. Mr. Turner is an experienced DUI, criminal defense, trial, and family law attorney who has tried thousands of Virginia cases as a prosecutor, including hundreds of DUI's. Mr. Turner is an aggressive attorney who will fight for his clients' rights.

Mr...

Jonathan W. Turner, Attorney, is a former Virginia and DUI prosecutor. Mr. Turner is an experienced DUI, criminal defense, trial, and family law attorney who has tried thousands of Virginia cases as a prosecutor, including hundreds of DUI's. Mr. Turner is an aggressive attorney who will fight for his clients' rights.

Mr. Turner has obtained dismissals for DUI, Especially Aggravated Kidnapping, felony home burglary, felony possession with intent to distribute drugs, felony theft, felony forgery, drug possession, felony failure to appear, drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor theft, probation violations, explosive equipment, driving on suspended, child support contempt, and felony habitual offender (driving) charges.

The law firm's founder, Jonathan Turner, assists clients who have legal needs related to the following:

• DUI defense

• Criminal defense for various charges, including domestic violence, drug charges, home burglary, forgery, theft, probation violations, explosive equipment and driving on a suspended license

• Family law, including divorce, child support, protection orders, and child custody

Mr. Turner has a keen understanding of mental health and addictions issues as they pertain to criminal cases. In many instances, he has clients declared incompetent to stand trial, receive drug and alcohol treatment, and get counseling in order to avoid incarceration.

Mr. Turner began his legal career in 1993 after earning his Juris Doctor from University of Virginia School of Law and his admission to the Virginia State Bar. While practicing law in Virginia, he distinguished himself while at the Halifax County Commonwealth Attorney's Office by being the first prosecutor in the state to successfully prosecute a homeowner in an elder abuse case. Since relocating to Middle Tennessee in 2011, he has continued to earn the respect of the legal community.

If you are in search of an attorney who is dedicated, experienced and who has repeatedly proved his abilities, look to Jonathan Turner, Attorney at Law. He will focus on your case whether you face a criminal charge or are filing for divorce, leaving you with the peace of mind that only comes from knowing that a proven professional is on your side. If you would like to find out more about Mr. Turner's law firm, you can take advantage of his offer for a free initial consultation.

About Jonathan W. Turner, Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense

Honors

  • Top DUI Attorney in Nashville , 2016 - 2018
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in TN, 2017 - 2018
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Client Award , 2017 - 2018

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1284 West Main StreetSuite 104 Franklin, TN 37064

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  • 615-468-4752

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By Mathew S. on May. 11, 2024
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5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner, Mr. Turner, Mr. Jonathan Turner, There are enough words to express how grateful I am for your time and effort you've put into yourself. Because of that you have made what could have possibly been a big hiccup in my life dismiss as if it never happened. You are top tear no doubt.

By Anonymous on May. 09, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner is hands down the best lawyer i think ive ever had the pleasure to witness in action. I was looking at a situation that couldve ruined every aspect of my life and yet he managed what all other lawyers told me was impossible. He never sugar coated anything and told me to have patience and thank god i listened. Genuinely great guy and a damn good lawyer. Id recommend him to absolutely anyone facing criminal charges in middle tennessee. Talk about a truly genius lawyer...this is your guy if you want success in the courtroom!! Thanks again Mr. Turner for everything?

By Anonymous on Apr. 26, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I violated my probation and was unjustifiable sentenced to my 11 month 29 days without being convicted of my original charge. He appealed it; which most judges aren?t used to in Davidson County on probation violations. He got me in front of a judge that followed protocol and dismissed my original sentence the first judge hit me hard with. Hire Jonathan he will work hard for you and make sure your rights aren?t violated.

By Anonymous on Mar. 20, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Great help for my case! Would recommend to anyone who needs an attorney!

By Anonymous on Mar. 16, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I found myself in a deeply distressing situation when I was charged with a DUI offense. Unsure of where to turn or whom to trust, I sought out legal assistance with Jonathan Turner?s services. From the moment I contacted his office, I was met with professionalism, empathy, and a clear commitment to defending my rights. Jonathan Turner proved to be an invaluable ally throughout every step of the legal process. His extensive knowledge of DUI laws, combined with his strategic approach to defense, instilled in me a newfound sense of hope during what was an incredibly challenging time. He meticulously analyzed every aspect of my case, leaving no stone unturned in his pursuit of justice on my behalf. What truly sets Jonathan apart is his genuine care for his clients. He took the time to listen to my concerns, patiently explaining the legal proceedings and potential outcomes in a way that was easy for me to understand. His unwavering support and reassurance provided me with much-needed comfort during a tumultuous period in my life. Moreover, Jonathan?s courtroom prowess is second to none. His confident demeanor and persuasive arguments commanded respect from both the judge and the prosecution. Thanks to his expertise, he was able to negotiate a favorable result that minimized consequences for my offense. Beyond his legal acumen, Jonathan?s integrity and compassion shine through in everything he does. He never once made me feel judged or marginalized for my mistake; instead, he treated me with dignity and respect, offering guidance without passing any form of judgment. In conclusion, I cannot recommend Jonathan Turner highly enough to anyone in need of a DUI lawyer. His dedication to his clients, coupled with his unparalleled expertise in the field, makes him an invaluable asset to anyone facing similar legal challenges. With Jonathan by your side, you can rest assured that you are in the hands of a truly exceptional advocate who will stop at nothing to fight for your rights.

By Anonymous on Feb. 27, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner helped keep my daughter and grandchildren safe ahaint an abusive ex by being diligent and aggressive to obtain an order of protection and divorce against a very violent man. He is professional yet personable always.

By Anonymous on Feb. 27, 2024
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr Turner represented me on my criminal case a year ago and fought aggressively for justice to get the desired outcome. Mr Turner also represented me on an Order of Protection and Annulment hearing against my abusive ex to get desired outcomes as well. My family and children are now safe because of his representation and his law firm. All staff in his law firm are more than approachable and have quick communication. Mr Turner knows the law and is quick and savvy during trial. Mr Turner is highly respected in the community and Williamson County, TN. This shows in his work and professionalism. I highly recommend this lawyer.

By Jeniffer S. on Nov. 25, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I?d highly recommend Jonathan. I was in a domestic violence situation. He gave me hope and answered all my questions and concerns promptly. Because of his knowledge of the law and wisdom he won the case. My family thanks you Jonathan!!

By Anonymous on Oct. 23, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner Is Hands Down The Best Attorney I Have Ever Worked With And Encountered. He Goes Above And Beyond For His Clients, And He Understands There Needs And Does Everything In His Ability To Make Some Of The Hardest Situations Seem Bearable, He Is Straight Forward And Tells You Exactly What It Is, He Is Detailed And Takes The Time To Explain So You Are Not With Questions Or Leave The Discussion With Unresolved And Unanswered Questions. I Would Recommend Him Before All Others, No Matter The Outcome, Mr. Turner Will Stand For You Against All Odd's To Make Sure That You Get The Best, He Makes You Feel Like Family Rather Then A Docket Number, And When You Have Nobody In Your Corner, He Becomes The Whole Team. Absolutely Incredible Person, Mr. Turner On Behalf Of Myself And My Family, Thank You Will Never Be Enough. God Bless You And Your Family. You Are The Best!

By Vanessa T. on Sep. 28, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Excellent work ethic that bring results! I?ve used Mr. Turner multiple times and always finds a way to make things work! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

By Anonymous on Sep. 06, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner helped me with a dui case in Chatham County, this will go down as the most traumatizing experience, I felt I was at lost here, someone recommended me Mr. Turner and I faithfully called him and asked him to take my case, the whole situation was difficult, he put all his knowledge into it and after a long way we got it completely dismissed. I will forever be grateful for his help. And now I can move one from this and pray I never get in a legal situation again. But if you are going through it you hire Mr. Turner and let him do his job for you.

By Anonymous on Sep. 06, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan is a very knowledgeble lawyer and presents the facts without fluff. He was able to work hard on reducing my charges to no jail time and community service. If you need a lawyer who is on point and very pationate, Jonathan is the one to hire!

By Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I would absolutely recommend Jonathan Turner. He was compassionate, helpful, and very easy to work with.

By Michael G. on Aug. 02, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and will go above and beyond to get case resolved in defendants favor. He is a straight shooter and will not sugar coat any situation or paint a rosey picture of a clients situations. Can't go wrong with Jonathan!

By Anonymous on Jan. 31, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Well respected and connected. If you want the best possible outcome, Jonathan is the guy for you!

By Anonymous on Jan. 29, 2023
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan Turner is an amazing attorney. I hired him to defend me for a 2nd offense DUI charge which occurred in Dickson, TN. I had several other charges pending also. Not only did Mr Turner get my DUI dismissed he also was able to reduce my other charges to probation and community service. If you're looking for an excellent attorney who will work hard to defend you then I highly recommend you hire Jonathan.

By Anonymous on Jan. 28, 2023
Verified Client

4.5 out of 5 stars

Jonathan by damn Taylor is a rock star. It's what I call him. I was in fear of some hard time for having been pulled over for DUI and possession of marijuana. Multiple DUI offenses. And my attorney Mr Taylor truly saved my butt. Unsupervised probation was a slap on the wrist. He definitely knows the ins and outs of the DUI laws.

By Anonymous on Dec. 20, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner was excellent! He is very knowledgeable and was able to help me have my charges reduced. He also was able to have my record expunged. It was something that could have tarnished my record for life. I am very appreciative of all his hard work!

By Autumn H. on Dec. 09, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan is the absolute best lawyer anyone could hope for. I've found myself in unfortunate situations twice and he's managed to get me out of both of them with nothing more than a slap on the wrist. I can't recommend him enough!

By Anonymous on Nov. 15, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I highly recommend hiring him for legal representation! All I can say is that I'm a difficult individual and can be a lot to handle...I question everything and trust nobody but Johnathan Turner is an exception to that policy. I had a mess of a case with some pretty serious allegations and was feeling hopeless about the truth being brought to light. He showed up and cool, calm & collected. He was very direct and straight forward. He went to bat for me and I couldn't ask for better results. He knows the system and is good at what he does. Definitely a good person to have in your corner & I'm very thankful that he was in mine! You're the man Johnathan!

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By Anonymous on Sep. 29, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan Turner was great. He knew the ins and outs of what needed to be done to handle our case and also seems to genuinely care about the outcome. He got the best possible outcome for our case.

By Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

As an attorney Jonathan knows his stuff. I received a DUI in Maury County. It was my 2nd in nearly 10 years. Jonathan got it down to a 1st offense with no jail time but time serviced at the DUI center, which is like a hotel, unsupervised probation and restricted license for a year. I could of been locked away for 45 days or more. I would recommend Jonathan to anyone facing DUI charges. It works with the DA in a manner that is proactive and benefits you.

By Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Let me tell you...Jonathan is a super hero! If you ever have to deal with DCS, and you need an attorney for family law, and want to get your kids back...I highly recommend Jonathan. I made a mistake, and relapsed. I felt like my world was crashing down on me. I just about lost hope, until Jonathan walked into the court room. I felt such a peace come over me. This man is a genius. He knows what he's doing. Take it from me...if you have a run in with DCS, you need an excellent attorney. There hasn't been 1 time that he hasn't responded, promptly, to my text, email, etc...Don't waste your time with looking for an attorney anywhere else. Jonathan is your guy. I can't thank him enough. Absolutely amazing!

By MICHAEL E. on Jun. 01, 2022
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan Turner definitely deserves 5 stars he got me an incredible deal on a case I probably should have served jail time Johnathan is diligent dedicated and professional goes above and beyind fir his clients. definitely the guy you want in a pinch

By Anonymous on Sep. 28, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Johnathan does NOT disappoint!!! He genuinely cares about your well-being and will put forth his best effort to help in any way he can!! I am very blessed to of had him represent me! I would absolutely use him again in the future!

By Anonymous on Sep. 11, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I was charged with a dui 2nd just outside of Nashville. I was charged with a 2nd even though I did not have a first on my record anymore in my homestate, as it had been so long it had fallen off and even though I was not in the vehicle but rather in someone else's vehicle up the tf old from my inoperable vehicle. Due to the jailtime that comes with this charge I was very nervous and scared. I have 4 children and a business to run in my home state. Jonathon made the whole process much easier for me. He kept me upto date with what was going on in my case and had several appearances waived for me. He was able to get the charge dropped to a wreckless endangerment with no jail time and 40 community service. I'm am so thankful that we hired Jonathon nand would highly recommend to anyone in need. asmine

By Anonymous on Aug. 16, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jon was extremely kind, supportive and attentive throughout the entire process. Jon got me the best outcome possible, I highly recommend him if you?re looking for a lawyer in the Davidson or Williamson county area.

By Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

This attorney is a miracle worker, a dui/ resist dropped .. what seemed impossible became a reality. He was patient with me, when I was upset, frustrated, and took what was a doom, turned it into a joy.. my life, thank you Attorney Jonathan Turner! You?re the best put there!! Kristy Joy Smith

By Anonymous on Jul. 19, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I was charged with a dui 3rd and was incredibly worried about the consequences that I was facing. Mr. Turner did a great job of alleviating my anxiety about everything with his knowledge and unique strategies on navigating my case. I now have a chance at getting my whole case dismissed which is truly a blessing and nothing short of a miracle. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking legal help.

By Anonymous on Jul. 06, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner was an amazing lawyer. He is very knowledgeable about the DUI process in Williamson county and throughout middle Tennessee. He kept great communication throughout the entire process and was always there to answer my questions. He was able to get the DA to drop my DUI charge when my minimum sentence was 7 days in jail, breathalyzer in my vehicle for a year, community service, and suspended license. I ended up walking away with only minimum court fees and NO DUI on my record. Thank you so much Mr. Turner!

By Anonymous on Jun. 25, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Hired Mr. Turner based on his reviews. It was a long process but we eventually won my case. Thank you Mr. Turner. Great Job!

By Anonymous on Jun. 23, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Found myself in a suddenly sticky situation for the first time ever that raised a lot of worries for me, and without hesitation decided to hire Jon Turner to represent me. This was one of the best decisions I?ve ever made as he ended up working out a great deal with the DA which consists of me doing an anger management assessment along with a automatic dismissal of my case in 6 months with no conviction. I couldn?t have wished for a greater outcome. He knows what he?s doing and assures you of that through the process. I can?t thank you enough. Hire him if you ever find yourself needing an attorney and show up to court and let him work his magic.

By Robert M. on Jun. 08, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Thorough, persistent, accomplished goal. Great job

By Draughn S. on Jun. 03, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I had an incredible experience in choosing Jonathan to represent me in criminal court. His attention to detail and his effort to seek the best possible outcome is unparalleled. He was able to negotiate an amazing deal for me and now I have a chance at getting my life back. If you are located around Nashville and need legal representation I strongly recommend Jonathan, anybody else and you would be wasting your money.

By Anonymous on May. 05, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I consulted with Mr. Turner on a legal issue that arose and he quickly navigated the legal process to give me the best possible outcome even as an out of stater. From the first conversation we had, I was convinced that he?s very knowledgeable and confident in his abilities as an attorney. Whenever I needed to speak with him he would immediately pick up the phone himself (instead of going through a secretary) or return my message in a very prompt manner. He worked with the DA before the court date and already had a deal worked out when we arrived at the courthouse so we were done within an hour. I highly recommend him if you are seeking an attorney who will fight for your rights and not just look for the easiest outcome, there?s a reason he?s so highly rated.

By Anonymous on May. 05, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

He was very helpful in the whole process of getting my speeding ticket taken care of. He also answered all my questions and made it clear for me what to do.

By Anonymous on Mar. 30, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr. Turner is hands down one of the best. He got my family trip out of the country approved while on probation!

By Anonymous on Mar. 01, 2021
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I hired Mr. Turner to represent me for a DUI case in Dickson, TN. I am 48 years old and this was my first arrest. I was an emotional wreck. Mr. Turner eased my mind the first time I spoke with him. I had 100% confidence in him from the beginning. He will fight for his clients and get them the best possible outcome. He was always quick to respond to my text messages and made sure I understood what was going on. After making 3 court appearances; he got my case DISMISSED. I would recommend him to anyone. He's the best. I am so thankful for Mr. Turner.

By Anonymous on Sep. 11, 2020
Verified Client

5.0 out of 5 stars

I would highly recommend Mr. Turner. He took my difficult situation and got the best possible outcome. I am extremely pleased

By June C. on Aug. 22, 2023

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr Turner is a very aggressive attorney! If you want someone to fight your case Turner is the man!! He will study your case and be ready to win! I think he should be # one lawyer in Franklin Tennessee!

By Anonymous on Jun. 15, 2023

5.0 out of 5 stars

Our family member found himself in sudden, serious legal trouble due to his own carelessness and the police officer?s mistaken report. Things did not look good! Jonathan had helped us previously with a non-criminal matter so we contacted him immediately. He worked with the DA to get an outcome that was fair and reasonable - getting our family member released from jail yet holding him accountable for his carelessness in reporting. Jonathan focused on both short-term and long-term benefits: getting our family member out of jail quickly to keep his job, with additional reporting requirements to strengthen his recovery process. We highly, highly recommend Jonathan Turner!

By Richard M. on Jun. 08, 2023

5.0 out of 5 stars

Mr Turner is an excellent attorney. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a good attorney. He handled my case in a professional manner and if I ever needed an attorney in the future I would call on him again.

By Anonymous on Dec. 08, 2021

5.0 out of 5 stars

Hire Jonathan Turner- you won't regret it. He got my case completely dismissed. I went into court thinking pre-trial diversion would be the best possible outcome I could hope for on my case, but Jonathan went above and beyond- he fought for me and ended up getting my case dismissed and expunged completely without any fines or court costs within 2 hours on my first court date. I can?t thank him enough for his help and providing me with the opportunity to move forward from this incident. I have never been in trouble before, so I was incredibly stressed throughout the whole process, but he made me feel as comfortable as possible & communicated openly and honestly with me. He was easy to work with, always communicated with me, responded to questions quickly & always directly gave me the information I needed to hear. I hope to never be in a situation where I need a lawyer again, but if I am- I would absolutely hire Jonathan. I'd suggest him to anyone who needs a lawyer- he will go to bat for you.

By Anonymous on Apr. 29, 2021

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan Turner is THE BEST of the best. Responsive, knowledgeable, direct, experienced, and trustworthy. Beyond appreciative of his work and would absolutely recommend.

By Anonymous on Oct. 15, 2020

4.5 out of 5 stars

Jonathan was extremely helpful, efficient and a joy to work with. He was able to get the best scenario for me, I?d recommend him to anyone!

By Anonymous on Oct. 07, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan was very helpful with my case! It was easy to get in contact with him and he did a great job.

By Anonymous on Sep. 16, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

Last fall, I took over the wheel of my designated driver, since I had only had two drinks at the local music venue. Big mistake! As I interviewed Attorneys, most told me all the things they knew I wanted to hear. Unlike the other attorneys, Jonathan Turner said, ?It does not matter if this is your first offense. What matters is the merit of the case. I think I can help you.? I believe that?s why Jonathan is so respected, both in and out of the courtroom. He is very direct, honest and somehow also compassionate. Yesterday, I walked into a courtroom confident Jonathan would do his best to represent me, and today I have my life back. If you?re reading his reviews and wondering if too good to be true, I can tell you they?re not. Jonathan Turner is the best!

By Anonymous on Aug. 29, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

Jonathan Turner and his team have given me great support and representation. He's been more than accommodating through this whole process I definitely recommend his services to anyone in need of a great attorney.

By Thomas P. on Aug. 10, 2020

0.5 out of 5 stars

Dear potential clients ! Save your $3,000, you will get the same outcome if you use a public defender.

By Anonymous on Jul. 19, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

He is very diligent and forthcoming with important information. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my case. He was very clear when explaining my court options.

By Anonymous on May. 30, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

I want to take a moment to acknowledge a man that is an incredible man, straightforward, honest and a fighter for the rights of his clients. He is the best attorney for your needs. Jonathan is one of the most intelligent attorneys and has amazing experience in many areas of law. He helped me through an abusive divorce, protective orders were won and my children think he is a super hero. If you?re looking for an attorney with intelligence, experience and heart look no farther than Jonathan Turner.

By Anonymous on Jul. 25, 2019

5.0 out of 5 stars

I found myself in an unfortunate situation and in need of a great DUI attorney. I?ve never had any need for an attorney, so I had to do in depth research on my choice. Mr. Turner had the best reviews out of the 20 + attorneys. We chose him because of his background and his reviews on this matter. On my court date, he did everything to get me the best possible outcome. The outcome was more than I could ever hope for and I owe it all to him! He was able to get it reduced to wreck-less driving in a situation where we didn?t think it was possible. Mr.Turner was responsible for lifting this heavy burden off of me where I can have a normal life again! I was beyond thankful God put him in my path!

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