Gerry Spence talking about Ken Turek

"Ken Turek is one of my favorite lawyers--his intelligence, humor and realness make him stand out as one of a kind, a person who has many gifts to offer as both a trial lawyer and counselor."

Gerry SpenceLegendary American trial lawyer and bestselling author of How To Argue And Win Every Time.

Some of Mr. Turek’s honors and awards include:

  • Kenneth TurekPeer Selection: Awarded 2016 Pursuit of Justice award by the American Bar Association, which recognizes lawyers and judges who have shown outstanding merit and excel at providing access to justice for all.
  • Peer Selection: Since 1989 annually awarded highest rating for legal skills and ethics in the national Martindale Hubbell Law Directory (AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5).
  • Peer Selection: Attended in 1998 and since 1999 invited to be on the faculty of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College where, at the College and national seminars, he donates his time to teach lawyers how to better protect people and communities through the justice system.
  • Peer Selection: Since 2007 annually named a Southern California Super Lawyer (Top 5%).
  • Peer Selection: Since 2007 annually invited to teach principles of personal leadership and success before the American Bar Association Leadership Academy, a national program to increase diversity of leaders in the legal profession.
  • Peer Selection: Three times awarded Outstanding Trial Attorney awards for excellence in consumer protection cases from Consumer Attorneys Association of San Diego.
  • Peer Selection: Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Peer Selection: Master of the Bench and former President American Inns of Court, William B. Enright Chapter
  • Other Selections: Honored as a Top San Diego Attorney by San Diego Daily Transcript and San Diego Magazine. In its June 2011 edition Super Lawyer Magazine profiled Mr. Turek’s pro bono work on behalf of two families in their applications and hearings before Special Master Kenneth Feinberg in New York under the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund.
  • Other Honors: Took First Place Honors twice in the prestigious Silver Tongue Extemporaneous Speaking Competition. Two-time winner of the LAF-Off Stand-Up Comedy Competition at the House of Blues.