I founded the law firm of Quinn & Dworakowski to give clients a better legal experience.
Every person in this firm, from our partners, to our most junior support staff, shares my philosophy of excellence and total commitment to the client. Our clients often come to us in a highly emotional time of their life, with a lot at stake. They need our compassion, understanding and patience, as well as our expertise. In this regard, from the moment of contact with us, you will feel the difference. You will be treated with professionalism and respect at all times. This means, calls are promptly returned; you are kept informed of developments in your case; and we do everything possible to ensure success.
Our clients benefit from our decades of experience and success. This experience includes hundreds of trials and thousands of contested hearings. We have also negotiated excellent settlements -on our clients' terms- on countless other cases.
Although negotiated settlements are generally preferable, if litigation is required, we have a proven track record of winning in trial, as demonstrarted by our results and our numerous honors, awards, and reviews.
We maintain lasting relationships with our clients, long after conclusion of their case.
I look foward to working with you.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Recognition for 25 years of service||Orange County Public Defender||2012|
|Enlightened Leadership Award||Orange County Leadership Academy||2004|
|Outstanding Trial Advocacy||Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association||1986|
|Law Review||Temple Law School||1985|
|Assistant Public Defender||Orange County Public Defender Office||1997 - Present|
|Senior trial attorney||OCPD||1996 - 1997|
|Deputy Public Defender||Orange County||1995 - 1995|
|Deputy District Attorney||Philadephia District Attorneys Office||1987 - 1988|
|Summer Associate||Griffith & Burr Law Firm||1986 - 1986|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Attorney Member||2001 - Present|
|Association of Defense Counsel||Attorney Member||1990 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||Attorney Member||1988 - Present|
|California Public Defenders Association||Attorney Member||1987 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Attorney||1987 - Present|
|South Orange County Bar Association||Attorney Member||1997 - 1999|
|Orange County Deputy Public Defenders Association||Attorney Member||1989 - 2012|
|Orange County Register||Man on Trial In Strangulation Case||2015|
|My News La.com||Man Accused of Strangling Friend||2015|
|Daily Pilot||Costa Mesa Man Heads To Trial In Wife's Death||2012|
|ABC News||Ending Life Support Means Murder For Dad||2005|
|Los Angeles Times||Father Charged In Murder||2003|
|Philadelphia News||Suspect Cleared In Theft of Guns||1986|
|Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||n/a||2002|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1986|
|Sapienza University of Rome||Summer Program 1985||1985|
|Allegheny College||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Attorney Management Seminar||Managing Attorneys Across Multiple Generations||2016|
|Orange County Public Defender Training||Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conviction||2015|
|Orange County Bar Association||How To Defend Eyewitness Identity Cases||2015|
|Legal Training||Immigration Consequences of Criminal Conviction||2014|
|Attorney Training||Aggravated Felony Convictions and Immigratation||2014|
|CLE||United States Supreme Court Padilla decision||2013|
|Legal Training||Cross-Examination of Poilce Officer||2012|
|DIA Spring 2006 Conference||The War On Drugs||2006|
|DIA 2005 Conference||Gangs/Eyewitness Identity Cases||2005|
|People v. Raymond Verales||Writ Granted. Client released from custody and serving life sentence|
|People v. Ean Brown||Not guilty on First Degree Murder; Rape found not true by jury|
|People v Kidd||Writ granted, Client released from prison and serving of life sentence|
|People v. Miranda||Case Dismissed! (Client was facing life without parole.)|
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