Alison Turnbull is a native of Eastern Washington and a graduate of Gonzaga Law School.  After graduating from law school, she moved to Portland, Oregon where she began her career practicing regulatory securities law.  Prior to joining Kirkpatrick & Startzel, Alison spent five and half years in a boutique insurance defense firm in Portland, Oregon, litigating primarily personal injury claims.  She has litigated numerous cases through decision in front of arbitrators and took several cases to trial, with each resulting in defense verdicts.


  • University of Puget Sound, 2006
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar
  • Idaho State Bar
  • Oregon State Bar
  • United States District Court for the District of Idaho
  • United States District Court for the District of Oregon
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel

In her free time, Alison enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and running.