Thomas Joseph Quinn

Thomas Joseph Quinn

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Greenville, South Carolina
Phone:
864-236-4631
866-507-0651
Fax:
864-751-4390
Email:

Thomas J. Quinn has been an attorney for 38 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

  • 100% Criminal Defense including DUI

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

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

Education

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

Classes/Seminars

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

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, Sustaining Member, 2002 - 2007
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Sustaining Member, 2002 - 2007
  • 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

Past Employment Positions

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