For many years, John M. “Jack” Quinn has held the highest honors available to a trial lawyer, including Fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers and election to Membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been selected for inclusion in “Best Lawyers in America” every year since that evaluation service began. He has held an “AV” Preeminent Lawyer rating from Martindale-Hubbell for approximately thirty years. He holds the highest rank as a “Bencher Emeritus” in the Montgomery County Inns of Court. He has been a Member of the Governor’s Trial Court Nominating Commission for approximately fifteen years. Mr. Quinn has been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine since its inception and was later among the “50 Best Lawyers in Maryland” in 2006 and 2008. Mr. Quinn was awarded the Maryland Daily Record’s “Leadership in Law” Award in 2008.
Mr. Quinn served for twenty years on the Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Law-Related Education Program for the State of Maryland. He has also served three terms as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Maryland State Bar Association. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors and has served on its Planning Commission. Mr. Quinn was elected as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation in 1998.
Mr. Quinn currently serves as President of the Bar Foundation of Montgomery County, Maryland. He is the current Past-President of the Bar Association of Montgomery County and has served the Bar Association of Montgomery County as a Member of the Executive Committee, Chairman of the Nominations and Elections Committee and Interprofessional Committee, Judicial District Delegate to the Young Lawyers Section Council, and on numerous Committees and Commissions, including the Judicial Selections Committee and the Fee Dispute Resolution Committee. He has been a recipient of the President’s Citation for Outstanding Service to the Bar Association. He has also served as trial counsel to the Bar Association.
Mr. Quinn acts as a special mediator to the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, and has conducted in excess of 50 specially appointed mediations. He has also served as a Special Arbiter on numerous occasions. His areas of practice include business litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, products liability, real estate and construction litigation, criminal law, workers’ compensation and family law. He lectures frequently on issues relating to tort, family, and insurance law and trial practice to various professional organizations.
Mr. Quinn has practiced law in Rockville, Maryland since 1975 and has served as lead trial counsel in hundreds of jury and non-jury cases. He is a Member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. He is also a Member of the Bars of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States Circuit Court for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Quinn has served on numerous business and community Boards of Directors.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Lawyer Rating (maintained for 35 years)||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Nation's Top One Percent; Member||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Best Lawyers in America||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Leadership in Law Award||Maryland Daily Record||2008|
|Best Lawyers in America||Super Lawyers Magazine||2006|
|President's Citation for Outstanding Service||Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland||2000|
|Senior Partner||Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, McAuliffe, Rowan & Hartinger||1987 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maryland Bar Foundation||Member, Fellow||1998 - Present|
|4th Circuit Judicial Conference||Member||N/A|
|Montgomery County Foundation||Board Member||N/A|
|Goodwill Industries||Board Member||N/A|
|Community Foundation of Frederick County||Board Member||N/A|
|The Supreme Court of the United States Bar||Member||N/A|
|United States Circuit Court for the District of Columbia Circuit Bar||Member||N/A|
|United States District Court for the District of Columbia Bar||Member||N/A|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Bar||Member||N/A|
|Bar of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland||Member||N/A|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||N/A|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||State Chairman||N/A|
|Governor's Advisory Committee to the Law-Related Education Program for the State of Maryland||N/A||N/A|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland||President, Member||N/A|
|Bar Foundation of Montgomery County, Maryland||President, Member||N/A|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member, Board of Governors (3 Terms)||N/A|
|Governor's Trial Court Nominating Commission||N/A||N/A|
|Montgomery County Inns of Court||Bencher Emeritus||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Member||N/A|
|American University, Washington College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|University of Dayton||N/A||1970|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County Continuing Legal Education||Family Law Trial Practice||2017|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County - Continuing Legal Education||Practicing Law Professionally||2017|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County - Continuing Legal Education||Deposition Strategies||2017|
|Bar Association of Maryland Continuing Legal Education||Personal Injury Settlement||2017|
|Bar Association of Frederick County - Continuing Legal Education||Personal Injury Settlement||2017|
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Wed Jun 05 2019
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