Judge Dianne Turner was elected to General Sessions Court Division V in 2006. Before becoming a Judge she was in private law practice for 18 years. Judge Turner was also a former public school teacher and basketball coach.
She received her B.S. from Lipscomb University and her Law Degree from Nashville School of Law. She was an employee of General Sessions Court in Division VIII for the Honorable Leon Ruben while attending law school.
She is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women and Tennessee Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Judge Turner is a board member of the Donelson Hermitage Chamber of Commerce, class of 2005 of the Leadership Donelson Hermitage and founding member of the Donelson Hermitage Evening Exchange Club.