Michael Turndorf

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Attorney Michael P. Turndorf

120 Exchange Street

4th Floor

Portland, Maine 04101


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Attorney Michael “Mike” Turndorf is known for his meticulous preparation and command of the facts. He has been a trial attorney for nearly three decades, and is highly driven to get results.  In one of his trials that lasted several days the jury took less than 7 minutes to find his client not guilty of serious felony offenses.  

Attorney Turndorf devotes his career to helping people who have been the victim of an injury or charged with crimes. He works tirelessly on behalf of his clients.

Attorney Turndorf is tenacious. Over the last 29 years he has had hundreds of hearings and many jury trials. As a skilled negotiator, Mr. Turndorf has had great success in resolving cases. While he can and has negotiated a favorable and peaceful resolution in many cases, his opponents know that he is armed with tremendous experience and prepared to go to trial to fight for his clients.

He has obtained substantial settlements in personal injury, malpractice, and accident claims of various types, and has achieved outstanding results in criminal cases.  Much of his work comes through referrals from current and former clients, and other attorneys.

Mr. Turndorf has attracted the attention of a number of high impact cases and high profile clients, including law enforcement officers. He is known and respected by lawyers and prosecutors throughout the state. A sitting judge has referred to him as “an issue tornado.” His experience as a former and successful prosecutor gives him an advantage over other lawyers.

Mr. Turndorf brings the same spirit to all of his cases and clients, whether the case is civil or criminal.  He is highly rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury, Wrongful Death, Criminal Defense, Divorce

Admitted: Maine and Massachusetts

Memberships: Maine State Bar Association; Massachusetts Bar Association; Former Board Member, Maine Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Maine Trial Lawyers Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Top 100.

Attorney Michael Turndorf recently received Lifetime Selection Award for America's Top 100 Attorneys.  If you want to know more, click the badge to be directed to the release. 

Medical Malpractice

Wrongful death, surgical errors, failure to diagnose cancer, improper hospital care, birth injuries, medical errors, anesthesia errors, emergency room errors, hospital malpractice.

Personal Injury

Injured in an accident? Motor vehicle injuries, pedestrian injuries, motorcycle injuries, injuries to children, dog bites, truck accidents, construction accidents, injuries caused by unsafe conditions, trip/slip and fall injuries.

Criminal Defense

Arrested or under investigation? Highly experienced former prosecutor ready to provide the advocacy you need. All felony and misdemeanor offenses, probation violations, protection order violations, drug offenses.

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