Quinton G. Washington is a founding partner of Bell &
Washington LLP, a full service law firm with offices in Atlanta, Gainesville,
and Jonesboro, Georgia. Quinton has
successfully represented clients in over 30 counties throughout Georgia. His experience, combined with the
relationships he has built has allowed him to quickly rise in the profession to
become a respected advocate for his clients.
Quinton is a member of all of the local courts, the Georgia Court of
Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and a member of the federal bar.
A native of Warner Robins, Georgia, Quinton received a full
scholarship to Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. While matriculating at Florida A&M
University, he graduated with a major in Public Management with honors.
Quinton was awarded the prestigious Harry S. Truman
Fellowship and the Woodrow Wilson Public Policy and International Affairs
Fellowship, and used these awards to attend Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy
School of Government in Cambridge, Massachusetts. There, Quinton received his Master’s Degree in
Public Policy and worked for the late Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, a true
pioneer in progressive interpretation of constitutional law.
Quinton attended law school at Emory University School of
Law in Atlanta, Georgia. While attending
Emory, Quinton was a member of the Black Law Students Association, the Moot
Court Society, and the Lamar Inn of Court.
While at Emory, Quinton worked at some of the country’s top law firms
and corporations, there he honed his legal skills working with some of the
country’s top legal minds. Quinton also
completed an externship with Justice Robert Benham, former Chief Justice of the
Georgia Supreme Court, where he familiarized himself with appellate
Quinton focuses his practice on legal matters involving
individuals and small companies in the areas of wrongful death and personal
injury litigation, all aspects of family law representation, criminal defense
with an emphasis on DUI representation as well as business litigation for small
companies. Quinton has handled hundreds
of smaller cases from uncontested divorces and child support matters to complex
multi-state family law litigation involving millions of dollars in assets.
In criminal defense matters, Quinton has been quoted in the
Atlanta Journal and Constitution and was chosen to participate in the Bill
Daniels Criminal Defense Institute, where only 50 young lawyers from around the
state are chosen each year to participate.
Quinton was also rated “Excellent” by the Attorney Search Network one of
the nations leading referral services for attorneys.
Quinton is certified in administering NHTSA field sobriety
tests which police officers use to determine probable cause in DUI arrests. With this knowledge, he has successfully
argued for not guilty verdicts in state and municipal courts throughout
Georgia. Quinton also represents
families in matters of trusts, estates, wills, and probate issues as well as His
vast experience has allowed him to represent clients from local municipal court
all the way to the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Because of his expertise, He was also chosen as a member of the 2007
Leadership Georgia Class, selected as an Outstanding Atlantan in 2008, and was
chosen to be a member of the Leadership Buckhead Class of 2009.
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
Northern District of Georgia (Federal Court)
Atlanta Bar Association
Gate City Bar Association
Hall County Bar Association
Clayton County Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2005||08/05/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Georgia Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||The National Bar Association||2014|
|Outstanding Atlantan 2007||The Outstanding Young Professionals of Atlanta Committee||2007|
|Key to the City||City Council of Warner Robins||1997|
|Partner||Bell & Washington LLP||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Distinguished Counsel||N/A||2014 - Present|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Hall County Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|O v. T||Verdict for Client|
|United States v. Santos||Case Dismissed in favor of my Client.|
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|Emory University School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Harvard University Law School||Public Policy||Masters||1999|
|Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University||Public Management||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|