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Laurie Pope

Administrative Assistant

Laurie joined our firm in August of 2023 and she has been a great addition to our team!


Laurie has years of experience in administrative work in the medical field and is a true asset to our office. When Laurie isn't at work, you can find her at her family farm, Pope Farms of Knightdale, NC, actively serving in her church or hanging out with her grandson, Canon. 


Celeste Turner

Business Manager

Originally from Raleigh and married to Lee for 31 years, they have two daughters, Chelsea and Olivia. Celeste worked for many years in the property management/real estate industry prior to retiring and beginning work with Lee. 

Celeste is a graduate of North Carolina State University and manages the day to day operations and book-keeping for the law firm. 



Chelsea Jones

Legal Assistant | Social Media & Marketing | Notary Public

Chelsea has been working for Turner Law Office since 2014. She lives in Wendell with her husband Dock and son, Rhett. When she is not in the office, you can find her behind the lens of Chelsea Celeste Photography, LLC shooting weddings and families throughout North Carolina.

Chelsea is a graduate of Appalachian State University.



E. Lee Turner, Jr.


Lee graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Criminal Justice degree in 1983. He served the Raleigh Police Department, as an officer, for 10 years. During that time he enrolled in North Carolina Central University's School of Law, earning his J.D. degree in 1991.

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