Troy, NY WW/Press/January 14, 2016 –John C. Turi, Attorney and Chief Public Defender at the Rensselaer County Public Defender’s Office, was selected for inclusion in the Top Attorneys of North America 2015-16 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Currently, Mr. Turi is the Rensselaer County Public Defender. He has served in that capacity since March of 2012. Prior to assuming the position of Chief Public Defender, he served as an assistant public defender since 1999. Mr. Turi specializes in the defense of cases involving issues of capacity and mental disease or defect. He has been involved in criminal defense in private practice since 1989.
Mr. Turi received a B.A. from Williams College and a J.D. from Albany Law School. He also attended the Union University Institute of Administration and Management, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and the Widener University School of Law program in Corporate Law and Finance. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chief Defenders Association of New York, a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Defenders Association, and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting an awareness of individual accomplishments and achievement within the North American legal community.
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