David J. Turlington III, Esq.
Complex litigation, state and federal civil, criminal and family law
David J. Turlington III is an experienced trial attorney having been licensed to practice in North Carolina since 1987. David has extensive experience in both civil and criminal litigation. He focuses his practice in the areas of construction law, family law and criminal law.
Managing complex document production in numerous civil cases and appearing in court for the firm’s clients is not unique for David. From the coast to the mountains, he has conducted depositions in nearly all North Carolina counties, and has represented both corporate and individual clients in both mediation and AAA arbitration.
In addition to his legal counsel, clients can expect high-quality consultations that include upfront answers to questions and practical strategic options. David’s clients benefit from his advice and business experience in the formation and management of closely held corporations. David has experience in supervising teams of paralegals in the location and dissemination of information, as well as the tracking and management of documents in complex litigation matters.
He also advises clients in the areas of contract disputes, wills, powers of attorney, business entity selection and formation, domestic violence matters, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, divorce, child support and child custody.
David is active in professional organizations and associations, as well as the community. For seven years, David J. Turlington III served on the Watauga County Department of Social Services board of directors, being named chairman in 2012.
Looking out for the interest of the residents of Boone and the High Country, David has served on the board of directors for Top “O” Boone subdivision and Skyland Waters Property Owners Association, where he served for three years as vice president. He is a member of the Sierra Club, High Country Conservancy and Nature Conservancy. David once worked as a national park ranger, and served on the Green Valley Park board of directors.
David is married to Martha Turlington, and they are active members of the Humane Society of America, and have five rescue dogs.
A family of mountain bikers and hikers, David is also a competitive road cyclist participating in several races each year including: Blood Sweat and Gears, the Blue Ridge Brutal in Ashe County and the Assault on the Carolinas in Brevard.