Dallas County
Dispute Resolution Center Advisory Board

Kathleen Turton is a highly skilled family law mediator, negotiator, and advisor, with a focus on complex property and children’s issues.  She is a trained Parenting Coordinator, Parenting Facilitator, and Mediator.  Her training and experience allow her to best help families as they work through the new choices they face.  She graduated in 2004 from SMU Dedman School of Law, and holds a Bachelor of Science, with special honors in Microbiology, from The University of Texas at Austin.  She is a Partner at Turton & Pinkerton, PLLC.  She has taught at El Centro Dallas County Community College and SMU Dedman School of Law, and served as Director of the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic at SMU Dedman School of Law.  She is a frequent speaker on family law and alternative dispute resolution issues.