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Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney

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333 West Vine Street, Suite 1500
Lexington, KY 40507
United States

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Personal Background

Doug is a partner at Sturgill Turner. He brings to the firm more than two decades of experience in real estate and business transactions, as well as governmental affairs. In addition to his private practice, Doug has served as General Counsel to the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, and as 10th District Council Representative to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council.He regularly participates in the drafting and review of governmental laws and regulations, and is knowledgeable about Kentucky’s open meetings and open records laws.

Doug is a frequent writer and speaker on business and real estate law topics. He serves as program chair and moderator of the UK Biennial Real Estate Law Institute, and serves on the planning committee for the UK Biennial Business Associations Law Institute.

Firm Background

Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC has been an integral part of Lexington’s legal landscape since the firm was founded in 1957. Continuing in the tradition of our founding partners, our mission statement is “Serving with integrity.” To us, this includes a triad of commitments to serving our clients with integrity, our people with integrity, and our community with integrity.

For almost 60 years, Sturgill Turner has been committed to providing our clients with quality legal services in a timely, efficient and economical manner. In addition to providing exemplary legal service, we guarantee that we will be prompt, professional and passionate in our representation.

Our clients are varied in size and character, many of whom we have worked with for decades. We believe this is a testament to the caliber of our counsel and our commitment to “Serving with integrity.”


  • 9 U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms Rankings
  • 9 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers in America
  • 5 Attorneys named Lexington Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America
  • 7 Kentucky Super Lawyers
  • 3 Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • 10 Attorneys rated Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent
  • 4 Litigation Counsel of America Fellows
  • 11-time Best Place to Work in Kentucky


Firm Practice Areas

Collectively, Sturgill Turner’s active trial lawyers have a significant amount of knowledge, skill, and courtroom and advocacy experience, providing the firm with the resources to resolve even the most challenging legal issues. We concentrate our efforts in the areas of:   

  • Arbitration
  • Business Services
  • Business Disputes
  • Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Higher Education
  • K-12 Schools
  • Long-Term Care Defense
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-Profit & Religious Organizations
  • Public Entity Law
  • Special Investigations
  • Torts & Insurance
  • Utilities
  • Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Workers’ Comp