Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York - BA 1988
William Mitchell Law School, St. Paul, Minnesota - Juris Doctorate 1996
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
New York County Bar Association
Joel Turney's extensive experience in the field of personal injury law began as a paralegal with the firm of Cardali & Cardali, P.C. in 1990. Upon graduation from law school, he worked for the same firm and was admitted to the New York State Bar in September, 1996. Subsequently he worked as an associate for the firm of Sivin and Miller. He opened his own practice at 170 Broadway in 1999. Realizing the need for expansion and with his commitment to the downtown area after September 11, 2001, he moved his offices to the present renovated location of 30 Vesey Street in November, 2002.
Joel was born in Salem, Massachusetts on April 17, 1965. He spent most of his childhood in Marblehead, Massachusetts. His family moved to Maine in 1976 and he graduated from Kents Hill School in 1983. He has always been extremely competitive earning varsity letters in tennis and skiing in both high school and college. His competitive nature has served him well in the arena of personal injury law. He has never hesitated to pursue litigation when necessary and appropriate, and understands that success is only achieved through hard work and thorough preparation.