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Quinn, Thomas Joseph
600 E. Washington St. Suite 620 Greenville, SC
Phone: (864) 232-9590
Fax: (864) 232-9591
Website: http://www.tomquinnattorney.com

SUMMARY

Current Employment Position(s)

Sole Practitioner

Lawyer Overview

Thomas J. Quinn has been an attorney for 27 years practicing continuously in criminal court.

He has been chief public defender in Beaufort County and in Richland County. Richland County Public Defender's Office is the largest Public Defender's Office in South Carolina.

In the Greenville County Solicitor's Office, Mr. Quinn was a member of the Violent Crime Unit and head of one of two trial teams.

Mr. Quinn has been an instructor at the National College of District Attorneys and for the South Carolina Bar.

Mr. Quinn is currently a member of:

  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (sustaining member)
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (sustaining member)
  • Greenville County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The National College for DUI Defense
  • The South Carolina Center for Equal Justice (sustaining member)
  • The Federal Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense including DUI 75%
  • Defense of Abuse or Neglect  20%
  • Mediation 5%
95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Mediation, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Domestic Violence & Neglect

FEES

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Beaufort County (Chief Public Defender)
  • Richland County (Chief Public Defender)
  • Greenville County Solicitor's Office (Member, Violent Crime Unit)
  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2002 - 2007 (Sustaining Member)
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2002 - 2007 (Sustaining Member)
  • Greenville County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • The National College for DUI Defense (Member)
  • The South Carolina Center for Equal Justice (Sustaining Member)
  • The Federal Bar Association (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Cross-Examination, National College of District Attorneys, 2001 - Present
  • Trial Techniques, National College of District Attorneys, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Thirteenth Circuit Solicitor, Assistant Solicitor, 1999 - 2002
  • Moss Law Firm, Associate, 1995 - 1999

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    J.D.
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1975
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science