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Albert W. Turnbull

Associate General Counsel and Partner
Washington, D.C.

Albert W. Turnbull

Albert Turnbull answers lawyers' questions about legal ethics, professional responsibility, and the unauthorized practice of law. He is our associate general counsel and co-chairs our Internal Legal Ethics Committee.

Albert served on and chaired the District of Columbia Bar's Legal Ethics Committee, which publishes opinions answering ethics questions. Albert also served on the D.C. Bar's Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee from 2002 until 2009. In that capacity, he participated in the process that led to the extensive revisions to the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct that took effect in 2007, and to certain further revisions that the D.C. Court of Appeals adopted in 2015.

Education and admissions

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1988
  • A.B., Hamilton College, 1985

Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee 2007-2011
  • Member, D.C. Bar Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee, 2002-2009
  • Chair, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee, 2012-2013
  • Vice Chair, D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee, 2011-2012

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
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