Melissa N. TurkMelissa Turk Clark Hill
Melissa N. Turk
Melissa (Missy) N. Turk is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Chicago Office. Missy focuses her practice on contested guardianships, estate and trust litigation and administration, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
Missy received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law with a certificate in Trial Advocacy. During law school, Missy advocated for victims in the Child Protection, Juvenile Justice, and Felony Trial Divisions of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. She also participated in Loyola’s Honors Appellate Advocacy Program as a team captain of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Team and served as Vice President of Loyola’s Public Interest Law Society. Missy was the recipient of the Judge Thomas Mulroy Award for achieving the highest level of excellence in the field of Evidence and a recipient of the Loyola Leadership, Service, and Public Interest Recognition Award. Missy graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago with a dual B.S. in Psychology and Human Services.
When she is not in the office, Missy enjoys teaching Pure Barre, serving as Associate Board Vice President for Court Appointed Special Advocates, and serving as a teaching assistant at her alma mater to William X. Elward in the areas of Evidence and Advanced Evidence.