USD School of Law Alumna Vickie Turner '82 (JD) Recognized as a 'Women of Dedication' by Salvation Army

San Diego (November 29, 2017) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law alumna Vickie Turner, ’82 (JD), has been named a  2018 Women of Dedication recipient by the Salvation Army for her community service.  Turner, along with 12 other women, will be honored at a luncheon event, themed “Wonder Women,” on May 30, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis. 

Turner is a partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP.  She has 35 years of experience in complex litigation matters filed against corporations, with extensive emphasis in the areas of product liability, class actions, general business litigation and warranty. Turner is involved in organizations such as Earl B. Gilliam Association, the San Diego Chapter of Links, Inc., the Lawyers Club of San Diego, Fund for Justice, Pathways 2 College, and the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program. Turner is a USD School of Law Board of Visitors member and a member of the Leading Change-the Campaign for USD committee. She is also an adjunct professor at both USD School of Law and California Western School of Law.

Turner was also recognized as the Product Liability Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by Best Lawyers.

Beginning in 1965 as a fundraiser for The Salvation Army, the program goal was to honor influential women in the community. Each spring, The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary hosts a luncheon where the Women of Dedication are thanked for their gifts of time, talent and spirit.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 35th nationally and 6th on the West Coast among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 20th nationally and 4th on the West Coast in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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