Charles Turnbull, a shareholder and member of the board of directors who joined the firm in 1985, serves as president of the firm. Mr. Turnbull works as a trusted legal partner to businesses and individuals on business law, tax law, and estate planning matters. He believes in listening to clients and building long-term relationships.
Mr. Turnbull is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School where he also earned a Master of Laws in Taxation degree.
An advocate of lifelong learning and community service, Mr. Turnbull is active in professional and community activities. He is a former President of the Macomb County Bar Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Macomb County Bar Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court. He is also a founding member and remains a board member and officer of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Macomb, Inc., a non-profit organization of legal and financial professionals.
Mr. Turnbull maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers list continuously since 2009 in the area of corporate law.
In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, squash and any other type of racquet sport. He is also a member of the Detroit Athletic Club. Mr. Turnbull and his wife Jill have three sons. He was inspired to pursue a law career because he enjoys writing, reading and lifelong learning.