The lawyers of Turner O’Connor Kozlowski bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to both criminal and civil matters, drawing on nearly half a century of legal practice. Maintaining a sharp focus on the legal issues that affect north central Floridians, our attorneys have devoted their professional lives to developing winning strategies.
Mr. Turner graduated from the University of Florida law school and has spent the ensuing years burnishing his reputation as both a criminal defense lawyer and a circuit judge, throughout north Florida. As the founding member of the firm that bears his name, Mr. Turner drives the practice, drawing on his years of experience in civil rights litigation, criminal defense, civil litigation, and representing professionals with licensing, tenure, and employment issues. Mr. Turner focuses his attention on complex criminal defense and civil litigation, bringing creative thinking and new ideas to difficult cases. In addition to his eight years on the bench in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Mr. Turner has served as a state prosecutor, Adjunct Professor at the UF College of Law, a founder and president of the Florida Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar’s Criminal Law Section. In daily practice, Mr. Turner believes in the collaborative approach he has instituted at the firm. The firm draws on all resources, from attorneys to law clerks to paralegals to other staff, to ensure the best representation possible for clients. A manageable caseload guarantees that each client’s case will receive the attention deserved.… Read more
Peg concentrates her practice on criminal defense matters, working closely with Mr. Turner to formulate creative solutions to complex cases. Diligent in research and analysis, Ms. O’Connor developed her skills working with some of the finest judges in the country – first as a staff attorney in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, then… Read more
Ron practices in the areas of complex criminal matters, white-collar crime, DUI defense, and representing professionals with licensing, tenure, and disciplinary problems. His practice encompasses matters in both state and federal courts. Ron entered the practice of law after a first career as a newspaper reporter in South Florida, writing… Read more
Scott practices criminal defense, with a focus on defending the rights of persons accused of committing a wide range of crimes, including misdemeanors, felonies, and traffic offenses. Scott began his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in the Office of Michael A. Graves, Public Defender for the Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida. During his time there, he handled over 1,500 criminal cases. He has extensive experience in jury trials, legal research, motion practice, and… Read more
Caleb practices criminal defense and administrative law. Caleb offers a rare mix of compassion and high level critical thinking that both gives clients comfort and protects their rights. Before joining the firm as the newest associate, he clerked for the oldest law firm in Florida. There he was mentored and instructed by some of the best lawyers in the state, including two past presidents of the Florida Bar. Caleb also had the distinct privilege of being personally taught trial skills by the Honorable United States District Court Judge Paul C. Huck… Read more