Turo Robinson, Attorneys at Law
Ron is a 1973 graduate of Trinity High School, Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania. In 1978, after attending the Pennsylvania State University, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with Honors. In 1981 he graduated from the Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania with a JD degree. He was admitted in 1981 to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and thereafter has been admitted to practice before all Courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania including the United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In 1987 he was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Upon initial graduation from law school Ron became a full time member of the Cumberland County Public Defender office. In that capacity he provided legal representation to indigent people throughout Cumberland County and handled cases ranging from criminal homicide through summary offenses. In 1984 he joined with fellow classmate and local attorney Bradley L. Griffie to form the partnership Griffie & Turo with a general practice emphasis. This firm expanded over the next five years and, at one point, had seven attorneys located in three offices throughout the County.
Ron began his own practice in Carlisle in 1989 along with former associate Robert J. Mulderig, Esquire. The new law office started on the second floor at 135 North Hanover Street in downtown Carlisle. In 1990 the firm moved to the Grand Army of the Republic Building located at 32 South Bedford Street. In 2001, Ron moved the practice to the Noble Mansion at 28 South Pitt Street where it remained until 2010. Now, situated at the Historic Richter House, 129 South Pitt Street, Turo Robinson continues the tradition that began back in 1989.
Ron is involved in many educational, professional and community organizations. He has been a lecturer at the Dickinson School of Law as well as at the Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg. He has been a member of the Cumberland County Bar Association since 1984. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He has been actively involved with the American Mensa Society, the Knights of Columbus, the Elks, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boy Scouts of America. He is the founder and the Chairman of the Cumberland County Police Recognition Dinner, is a member of the WITF Endowment Club, a biographee of Who’s Who in American Law since 1992, a past Chairman of the Board Directors of AHEDD, Inc., a member of the Board of Governors of the St. Thomas More Society, was a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Association of the Blind and is a Trustee of the David E. Baker Scholarship Trust Fund. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Safe Harbour, Inc. which is Cumberland County’s Homeless Shelter, and was a Member of the Board of Directors of his Alma Mater, Trinity High School. He is an Eagle Scout and an active adult scouter with Troop 168, St. Patrick Church in Carlisle.
Ron currently serves “of Counsel” to the firm sharing his experience of over 30 years in practice with his associates. He is an avid scuba diver, pilot and world traveler. He is the owner of Turo Aviation and co-owner of Cumberland Valley Aviation.