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Chrisandrea L. Turner

Chrisandrea (Chrissie) Turner of our Lexington office is a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigator focusing on corporate bankruptcy and restructuring and adversary proceeding defense. Ms. Turner regularly represents lenders, trade creditors, lessors and lessees, sureties, and large creditors in Chapter 11 matters and complex bankruptcies around the country. Her litigation practice includes receiverships, preferential and fraudulent transfer defense in bankruptcies, nondischarge of debt adversaries and foreclosure. Chrissie's discipline of practice touches areas beyond bankruptcy, including environmental actions, healthcare matters and corporate transactions. Working closely with multiple Stites service groups, Chrissie is able to advise our clients on issues they face both inside and out of creditor-oriented matters.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Working Parents

panel speaker, presented by Women's Law Caucus, University of Kentucky College of Law, March 27, 2019

Fair Debt Collection Procedures Act - What you Need to Know

National Business Institute Seminar, June 5, 2018

Fair Credit Reporting Act - Advice to Businesses

National Business Institute Seminar, June 5, 2018

What to do when the Subcontractor is financially troubled, or worse, files bankruptcy?

Construction Seminar, September 13, 2017

How to Effectively Use Outside Counsel and Save Attorney Fees

Without Consent of Skipped Creditor

Money Back Guarantee?

American Bankruptcy Institute, Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop, July 2016

What it means when your Subcontractor files bankruptcy

Construction Seminar, March 18, 2015

Recovering Your Goods From a Bankrupt Buyer

The Goods, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, February/March 2015

Collection Law from Start to Finish

National Business Institute, Lexington, Ky., May 6, 2014

Protecting Creditors' Rights

speaker, Sterling Education Services, September 2013

Recent Bankruptcy Ruling on Unrecorded Mortgage Gives Bank Win Over Trustee

Non-wage Garnishments to Set-off

Financial Institutions seminar, Keeneland, April 2013
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Firm Recruiting Committee, Member

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Chair

Memberships
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association
Leadership Kentucky, Board of Directors (2015-19); Alumni Association
Community Involvement

Leadership Kentucky, Board of Directors (2015-present)

Women Leading Kentucky, former Chair (2015-18)

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Upon graduating from law school, Chrissie clerked for Hon. Judge Joseph M. Hood, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, and Hon. Judge Eugene E. Siler, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She began her bankruptcy practice in 2001, and has litigated bankruptcy matters in Kentucky, Delaware, Connecticut, California, West Virginia, Virginia, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri and New York.

Chrissie is active in the American Bankruptcy Institute and previously served as Chair of Women Leading Kentucky. She has served as a member of the board of directors for Leadership Kentucky since 2015.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law (2018-20)

Turner Best Law2020
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Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America Honors 75 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 22, 2019
Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America honors 72 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 has recognized 72 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-two of those attorneys selected have been honored for 1...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 16, 2018
Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America honors 79 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 has recognized 79 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 51 areas of practice. The number of honorees increased since last year, 74 to...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 17, 2017
Presentations

How to Effectively Use Outside Counsel and Save Attorney Fees

Stites & Harbison attorney Chrisandrea Turner discusses outside counsel attorney fees at a seminar presented to a live audience at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky.

by Chrisandrea L. Turner April 13, 2017
Client Alerts

Without Consent of Skipped Creditor

In elementary school, there was always the kid from the back of the line muscling in ahead of others who were patiently waiting their turn for the slide. Known as “the cutter”, this kid’s goal...
by Chrisandrea L. Turner March 24, 2017
Press Releases

Women Leading Kentucky elects Stites & Harbison attorney Chrisandrea Turner to Chair

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Women Leading Kentucky recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea Turner as Chair of the organization. She has been a member of Women Leading Kentucky since 2012 and previously served as Vice Chair...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 08, 2016
Press Releases

Women Leading Kentucky elects attorney Chrisandrea Turner to Vice Chair

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Women Leading Kentucky recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea Turner to Vice Chair of the organization. She has been a member of Women Leading Kentucky since 2012. Turner is a Member (Partner)...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 23, 2016
Presentations

Hot Topics in Banking and Real Estate Litigation

Stites & Harbison attorneys Rick Vance, Blaine Early, Chrisandrea Turner and Brian Pollock on Hot Topics in Banking and Real Estate Litigation.

by W. Blaine Early III, Brian R. Pollock, Chrisandrea L. Turner, and Richard A. Vance April 23, 2015
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison promotes 15 attorneys in 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that 15 attorneys have been promoted within the law firm. Thirteen have been elected to membership and two have been elected to Counsel, effective January 2015. The...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 27, 2015
Press Releases

Leadership Kentucky Elects Attorney Chrisandrea Turner to Board of Directors

LEXINGTON, Ky. —Leadership Kentucky recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea Turner to its board of directors. Turner will serve a three-year term. She is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky’s Class of 2013...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 13, 2015
Presentations

Protecting the Lender: Strategies for Lending to Health Care Providers

Find our how lenders can limit their risk when extending credit using health care receivables.

by Chrisandrea L. Turner April 10, 2014
Client Alerts

Recent Bankruptcy Ruling on Unrecorded Mortgage Gives Bank Win Over Trustee

The Bankruptcy Code does no favors for a bank holding an unrecorded mortgage at the time the bankruptcy petition is filed. The Code allows a trustee to avoid the bank’s lien and pursue the...
by Chrisandrea L. Turner September 11, 2013
Press Releases

Chrisandrea Turner joins Stites & Harbison

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison welcomes attorney Chrisandrea L. Turner to the Lexington, Ky., office. Turner joins the firm as counsel and is a member of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group. Her...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 23, 2010