Tony L. Turnbow


Tony L. Turnbow

Tony L. Turnbow has practiced law in Franklin, Tennessee for 38 years. His practice in the Middle-Tennessee area concentrates in issues related to real estate, small-businesses, contracts, homeowner associations, landlord/tenant disputes, wills and probate. He closes real estate transactions for several lenders and individual homeowners.

Mr. Turnbow has served on the board of directors for several regional, statewide and local non-profit and civic organizations. He is a past president of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association, and he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. He served on the Tennessee War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. As an author and amateur historian, he published the book Hardened to Hickory: The Missing Chapter in Andrew Jackson’s Life and a young adult historical fiction trilogy Fighting Devil’s Backbone.  Mr. Turnbow has also published articles related to the history of the Natchez Trace and the death of explorer Meriwether Lewis.  He wrote and produced Inquest on the Natchez Trace, a full-length play about the death of explorer Meriwether Lewis, and one-act play War Letters about the relationship of Andrew Jackson and Rachel Jackson.

Bar Memberships

  • Tennessee


  • Vanderbilt University, B.A.  1981
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1984.
  • Recipient of the A.S.C.A.P. Nathan Burkan Memorial Award in the area of copyright law, 1984.