Louise Ingram Turner was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1953. One of only five women in her law class, Louise served as Business Manager of the Alabama Law Review while in law school. Louise was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1953 and was one of very few women who practiced law at that time. Upon graduation, Louise joined Jim, her husband, in practice as they established the firm of Turner and Turner, P.C.
Louise Turner practiced law in Alabama for over 50 years. She was honored by the Tuscaloosa County Bar Association as a Pillar of the Bar in 2006. She received the Maude McClure Kelly Award from the Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar Association in 2008.
Louise Turner practiced law with the goal of helping all those who needed her legal skills and gladly mentored lawyers who sought her counsel and assistance.
Jim and Louise had three sons, Don, Ric and Glenn; three grandchildren, Brian, Lindsay and Brittany; and one great-granddaughter, Farris.