Equator L. Turner

 

Attorney Equator L. Turner has been practicing law and defending clients for over Twelve (12) years with only one goal in mind – offering personalized legal representation at affordable prices. Ms. Turner represent clients in all Family and Criminal Matters in State and Federal Court. Law Our firm provides quality legal services with personal attention to each matter, no matter how big or small. We will counsel, educate, and assist each client in reaching their personal expectations.  We are well equipped to do a superior job for clients than firms of comparable size, in a cost-effective and personalized manner.

 

She has tried over fifty cases sitting first and second chair. For over Seven (7) years, she has been a Certified Hearing Examiner for the Texas Education Agency, Division of Hearings & Appeals where she presides over hearings and write recommendations to the Commissioner of Education for teacher nonrenewal or terminations.  She is also an Adjunct Professor at Houston Community College Systems in the School of Continuing Education teaching Paralegals.

 

Attorney Equator L. Turner is a 1995 graduate of Delta State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting.  She received her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2004 from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.  She received a LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Houston Law School in 2006.  Previously, she worked as a Law Clerk/Contract Attorney for the law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Matthews, and Friend and attended University of Houston Law School as a part-time LL.M. Tax Law student.  In addition to my over Twelve (12) years of legal experience, she has over Six (6) years of professional experience in the oil and gas industry as an Accountant/Financial Analyst.

 

During her years in law school, she earned a GPA of 3.40 and her Class Standing was 4 of 160 students.  She was also a Journal Writer for the Earl Carl Institute For Legal And Social Policy, Inc., which helped to solve legal and social problems facing our local urban communities.

 

Practice Areas:

Criminal Law

Family Law

 

Bar Admissions:

• State Bar of Texas

• Southern District of Texas

Education:

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER, Houston, Texas

LL.M. Tax Law Program, May 2006

 

TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, Houston, Texas

Juris Doctorate, Magna Cum Laude, May 2004

• Top 5%; GPA: 3.40/4.00; Class Standing: 4/160

 

DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, Mississippi

Bachelors of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting, May 1995

 

Licenses:

Licensed by the State Bar of Texas

Licensed in the Southern District of Texas