about Trista Turley
Trista Turley practices in the firm’s Litigation and Public Law groups where she handles all stages of the litigation process including, pre-trial motion practice, discovery, and trial. Trista’s intellectual curiosity drives her to leave no stone unturned in the search for creative arguments and solutions. In fact, she most enjoys putting together the pieces of the puzzle to simplify complex issues and tell a compelling story.
Prior to joining Isaac Wiles, Trista worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office where she represented administrative agencies in all stages of civil litigation, civil appellate proceedings, administrative hearings and administrative appeals. During that time, she represented the Ohio Department of Commerce in the first medical marijuana licensure hearing in Ohio history. Trista also previously worked as a Staff Attorney to the judges and magistrates of the Ohio Court of Claims.
An avid Fighting Irish supporter, Trista received her J.D., cum laude, from University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was Editor in Chief on the Notre Dame Journal of International and Comparative Law and awarded for Outstanding Achievement in the Program of Study in Global Law. Trista graduated magna cum laude from William Jewell College, with a B.A. in History and Philosophy.
A former soccer player and a passionate sports fan, Trista appreciates the competitive nature of law and the tangible and immediate impact it can have on the lives of people and businesses.
education & admissions
University of Notre Dame Law School, cum laude, 2015
William Jewell College, B.A. in History and Philosophy, magna cum laude, 2012
Oxford University, study abroad program in History and Philosophy, 2010-2011
Bar & Court Admissions
United States District Court for Northern Ohio, 2020
United States District Court for Southern Ohio, 2017
articles & presentations
“Where the “Escape” Ends: Responsibility of the IOC and FIFA at the Intersection of Sport Law and Human Rights,” Notre Dame Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2016
professional & community activities
American Bar Association, Member
Columbus Bar Association, Member
Ohio State Bar Association, Member