Turner, Chris


        Christopher M. Turner

Chief Deputy County Attorney

Criminal Division

                         

Contact Information:

Email: cmturner@lancaster.ne.gov

Phone: (402) 441-7342



Education:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (2005)
  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D. with distinction (2009)
    • Law Clerk, Lancaster County Attorney's Office (2007-2009)
    • Criminal Clinic Program (2008)

Admitted to Practice:

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court (D. Neb)

Professional Experience:

  • Experience within the Office:

    • Juvenile Law - Abuse/Neglect & Termination of Parental Rights
    • Juvenile Law - Law Violations & Habitual Truancy
    • Traffic - Misdemeanor
    • Traffic - Felony
    • Narcotics 
    • Problem Solving Courts
    • Sexual Assault - Adult Victims
    • Sexual Assault - Child Victims
    • Child Pornography & Online Enticement
  • Other Professional Experience:

    • Adjunct Professor, Nebraska College of Law - Trial Advocacy (2018-2019)
    • Adjunct Professor, Nebraska Wesleyan University - Juvenile Justice, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, & Introductions to Policing (2017)
    • Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Nebraska, Hero Award Recipient for Outstanding Prosecutor (2016)
  • Organization Membership:

    • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member (2009-present)
    • Robert Van Pelt Inns of Court, Member (2020-present)
    • Nebraska County Attorneys Association, Member (2009-present)
    • Lancaster County Child Sexual Exploitation Multidisciplinary Team, Member (2019-present)
    • Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts, Member (2018-present)
    • Governor's Commission for the Protection of Children: MDT Subcommittee, Member (2020-present)