Nicolas D. Turner has spent most of his life in Southern Utah, being a graduate of Pine View High School. He received his Associate of Arts at Dixie State College (now Dixie State University) in St. George and his Bachelor's Degree at Southern Utah University in Cedar City.
After receiving his Juris Doctor from Gonzaga School of Law in Spokane, Washington in 2009, Nick returned to St. George and joined Gary G. Kuhlmann & Associates, P.C., the predecessor of Turner and Kuhlmann.
In addition to practicing law, Nick teaches business law and personal finance at Dixie State University, as well as Police Officer Standards and Training (POST). Nick has served the community through his involvement on the Alumni Board of Dixie State University.
Juris Doctor, University of Gonzaga School of Law, Spokane, WA, May 2009
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT, May 2006
Associate of Arts, Business Administration, Dixie State College, St. George, UT, May 2003
Supreme Court of Utah, 2009
United States District Court for the District of Utah, 2009
United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2009
Utah State Bar Association
Utah Municipal Attorneys Association
Southern Utah Bar Association
Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Honors and Activities
Dixie State University Alumni Board Member, June 2012‒September 2014
Completion of the NLTP (New Lawyer Training Program), Utah State Bar Association, October 2009‒December 2010
Academic Honors (Dean's List), Gonzaga University School of Law, January 2009‒May 2009
Current Student Merit-Based Scholarship, Gonzaga University School of Law, August 2008‒May 2009
CALI Award of Excellence, Legal Research & Writing IV (Appellate Brief), January 2008‒May 2008
Academic Honors (Dean's List), Gonzaga University School of Law, January 2008‒May 2008
Entering Student Merit-Based Scholarship, Gonzaga University School of Law, August 2006‒May 2007.
Southern Utah University Representative for UIA (Utah Intercollegiate Assembly), April 2005
Washington County Delegate, Republican Party Precinct 31, March 2004‒March, 2006
Public Relations Chair, Center for Politics and Public Service, January 2004‒May 2006
Dixie Spirit Award for Extraordinary Service and Involvement, May 2001
Dixie State College Ambassador, August 2000‒May 2002
Leadership Scholarship, Dixie State College, August 2000‒May 2002