Kathryn A. Turner


340-774-4422 | kturner@dnfvi.com


Bar Admissions:

US Virgin Islands, 2024


American University, Washington College of Law, J.D. 2020
American University, School of Public Affairs, M.P.P. Candidate 2020
University of Alabama, B.A. 2016


General Transactional
General Litigation

Kathryn A. Turner is an Associate at Dudley Newman Feuerzeig LLP, working within the Transactional and Litigation Departments. Her practice focuses on probate and estate planning, residential real estate transactions, and business litigation. Prior to joining Dudley Newman Feuerzeig LLP, Ms. Turner served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Denise M. Francois at the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands for two years.

Before moving to the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2020, Ms. Turner pursued a Masters of Public Policy and received her Juris Doctorate from American University in Washington D.C. While in law school, Ms. Turner founded the Law and International Development Society where she acted as the Founder and Co-Managing Editor of the Legislation and Policy Brief.

Ms. Turner worked for the nationally ranked International Human Rights Law Clinic at American University and represented clients in defensive asylum cases during removal proceedings before the Baltimore Immigration Court. She collaborated with American University’s War Crimes Research Office and the T.M.C. Asser Institute in The Hague, Netherlands, to explore various ways in which national and international courts have enforced criminal responsibility for human rights violations in humanitarian law and counterterrorism.

Ms. Turner has experience working in labor and employment law during her time in Washington D.C. at Mooney, Green, Saindon, Murphy & Welch P.C.; along with her time at Richard Spoor, Inc. in Johannesburg, South Africa. While in at Richard Spoor, Inc., she worked on the first South African nationwide class action for occupational health of mine workers, land restitution settlement claims, and community trust funds of mining corporations. Ms. Turner also clerked for the Department of Justice, Civil Division, Office of Foreign Litigation and Judicial Assistance.

Prior to law school, Ms. Turner was an AmeriCorps Member in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was the keynote speaker for “Executives for Education”. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama, where she was a member of the Honors College and received the Dean’s Merit Award, Social Justice Advocacy Award, and Outstanding Public Service Award. She interned with the Brazos County District Attorney’s Office in Bryan, Texas, and for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States District Court in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with the Honorable Scott Coogler.

Ms. Turner has co-authored a report for the United Nations concerning documentation efforts of sexual and gender based violent crimes in Syria and Turkey and is a contributing publisher for the World Bank’s Compendium on Child Marriage.

In her free time, Ms. Turner is a player for the U.S. Virgin Islands Women’s National Soccer Team. She is also on the advisory committee for the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Federation, sitting as the Integrity Officer, where she aims combat match manipulation through the implementation of dedicated integrity programs.