03.22.2011 Williams Mullen Partner John H. Turner III honored as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that John H. Turner III, a partner in the firm’s Tax Section, was elected a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) earlier this month. Mr. Turner leads our Private Client and Fiduciary Services Team where his practice focuses on estate, gift, generation-skipping and fiduciary income taxation and estate and trust administration. Mr. Turner returned to Williams Mullen after serving as senior counsel for SunTrust Bank from 2004 to 2008.

“Jay Turner’s election as a fellow in ACTEC is a wonderful honor that recognizes Jay’s commitment to excellence. Membership in ACTEC is reserved to only the finest trusts and estates attorneys who have practiced for a minimum of ten years and have made other significant contributions to the profession through speaking, writing, and thought leadership. Being recognized as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is an honor that has been bestowed upon eight of our current partners, along with several of our retired partners. This is an extraordinary accomplishment for a law firm. We are very proud of Jay.” states Farhad Aghdami, Chair of the Tax Section.

Mr. Turner is admitted to practice in Virginia and is a member of the Virginia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar where he was on the Board of Governors (2003-2009), and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Turner received his undergraduate degree from Hampden-Sydney College, his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and his LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center.

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