Jefferson D. Turnipseed
Jeff Turnipseed has been an attorney with Turnipseed & Associates since he was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1995. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jeff worked as a law clerk and runner for Turnipseed & Associates.
Jeff was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1969, and graduated from Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina in 1987. Jeff received a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991, and a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1995, where he was a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe and achieved the American Jurisprudence Award for excellent achievement in the study of Contracts I. Jeff is a member of the South Carolina Bar, and the Richland County Bar Association.
Jeff practices primarily in the areas of Social Security Disability, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Tractor-Trailer Collisions, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Arrest, and Wrongful Death.
Jeff has argued successfully before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the South Carolina Supreme Court.
- Grillo v. Speedrite Prods., Inc., 340 S.C. 498, 532 S.E.2d 1 (Ct. App. 2000)
- Cunningham v. Helping Hands, Inc., 346 S.C. 253, 550 S.E.2d 872 (Ct. App. 2001)
- Cunningham v. Helping Hands, Inc., 352 S.C. 485, 575 S.E.2d 549, (2003)
Jeff is married to Cyndy Turnipseed who is also an attorney in Columbia, South Carolina, and they have two children, Madeline and Sam. Jeff is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and plays soccer several times a week.