Lee Ann Turner
Lee Ann Turner is an experienced trial attorney in family law and civil cases. Lee Ann has a solid record of legal achievement and demonstrated success representing high-end clientele in complex litigation, multi-million dollar negotiations, and strategic legal planning.
Prior to joining Perry, Winfield, & Wolfe, Lee Ann maintained a state-wide practice based in Jackson, Mississippi, and served as the Staff Attorney for the 14th District Chancery Court of the State of Mississippi (Oktibbeha, Lowndes, Noxubee, Clay, Webster, Chickasaw Counties). She has been asked to speak at continuing legal education seminars on various family law topics, including the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) that was adopted by Mississippi in July 2004. Lee Ann has represented clients in state-wide trial and appellate law practice, and had full litigation, trial (bench and jury) and appeal responsibilities for various high asset divorces and other cases including: TROs and preliminary injunctions; non-competition agreements; various business and personal torts, including alienation of affections; replevin; modification, contempt, interstate custody and support, grandparent visitation, guardianships, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, estate planning and will contests.
Lee Ann graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1996, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Law and Psychology Review, a member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, Phi Delta Phi, and Managing Editor of the Law School newspaper.
Lee Ann received her B.A. degree from the University of Alabama which she attended on a full academic scholarship, graduating Magna Cum Laude through the University Honors Program in 1992, with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in English. She interned for FOX Morning News in Washington, D.C., and worked as a reporter for WCBI-TV in Columbus, Mississippi, before returning to law school. She has also served as an instructor at Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women, teaching paralegal and communications courses, including Family Law and broadcast news writing. Lee Ann grew up in Columbus, and her family maintains a farm in the Oktoc Community south of Starkville. Lee Ann is married to Jon Turner, a Starkville native, and they have one daughter, Samantha.
- Kumar v. Kumar, 976 So.2d 957 (Miss. App. 2008)
- Lawrence v. Lawrence, 956 So.2d 251 (Miss. App. 2006).
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- University of Alabama(B.A. 1992)
- University of Alabama (J.D. 1996)