John Million Turco
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John Million Turco has always sought challenges. After serving as an officer
in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Turco attended and graduated from
Whittier Law School. While in law school he earned the Am Jur BanCroft
Whitney award for the highest grade in his class in the area of Constitutional Law.
Following law school, he opened up a
criminal defense law office in Las Vegas. Through hard work and diligence, he built a highly
respected and successful criminal defense practice. In the 15 years he
has practiced he has represented over 10,000 clients and has tried hundreds
of cases in the Las Vegas courts.
A Reputation for Results
Mr. Turco has forced the State to follow constitutional protections and
procured the release of clients wrongfully accused. In State v. Burnside,
10F11935A, Mr. Burnside was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Robbery,
two counts of robbery with use of a deadly weapon, and burglary while
in possession of a firearm. After careful review of the videotape, Mr.
Turco determined that the individual who robbed the Subway could not have
been his client. After vigorous engagement by Mr. Turco, the State was
forced to release his client and dismiss all charges.
In State v. Dumorne, Mr. Dumorne was accused of fondling his step daughter.
He was charged with one count of lewdness with a minor under 14 and faced
a life sentence. After intensive review and examination, the alleged victim
accusation was false. Through his aggressive and continuous efforts the charge was dismissed.
Mr. Turco has been very successful in creating new law. In State v. Johnson,
No. 31368, the case involved the search of a vehicle and subsequent drug
trafficking charges. Mr. Turco took the case all the way to the Nevada
Supreme Court. He argued to the Supreme Court that the search of the vehicle
by the police was illegal and that the drugs found should be suppressed.
The Court ruled that Mr. Turco was correct and that the police had exceeded
their authority and the case was dismissed. New Nevada law was created.
Mr. Turco has also been zealously defending the rights of Nevada citizens
authorized to use medical marijuana. He is currently arguing several cases
which are headed to the Nevada Supreme Court, thus potentially making
new law favorable to the citizens of Nevada.
Knowledgeable Legal Counsel
Mr. Turco has been a guest on multiple occasions, along with his partner,
on Nevada’s Newsmaker/Public Policy Television Show “Face
to Face” on Channel 3. He has numerous cases that have received
media coverage due to their nature.
Mr. Turco has always been an aggressive competitor. He earned a full athletic
scholarship to the University of Florida and was the Southeastern Conference
Champion in 1988. He was also an officer in the United States Marine Corps.
He is actively involved in Devil Pups Program which helps at risk youth
and change their lives.
Mr. Turco brings his aggressive competitiveness and extensive experience
to protect his clients both in and out of the courtroom.