Mary Elizabeth Quinn
ATTORNEY AT LAW
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Practice Areas:

  • Marital and Family Law

Biography

Mary Elizabeth Quinn is the Managing partner of Quinn & Lynch, P.A. As a Trial Attorney, Ms. Quinn is a Board Certified Family Law Attorney with twenty-three (23) years of experience in the area of family law matters. Board certification recognizes attorneys' special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, board certification helps consumers identify specialists in various areas of law. Board Certification is a designation held by fewer than one percent (1%) of Florida Lawyers.

Mrs. Quinn and the attorneys at Quinn & Lynch, P.A can assist you with the following marital and family law issues:

  • Pre-Divorce Consultation and Planning
  • Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)
  • Child Custody (Parenting Plans and Timesharing)
  • Child Support
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Alimony
  • Modification of Judgments or Orders
  • Enforcement/ Contempt of Court
  • Paternity
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Relocation
  • Prenuptial Agreements/ Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions

Mrs. Quinn is also rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell. By earning an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, an attorney is part of a select group of Tampa area lawyers recognized for their legal abilities and professional ethical standards. As Mrs. Quinn has practiced exclusively in the Family Law arena for 23 years, she is also trained in the practice of Collaborative Law. Collaborative Law is a process that enables divorcing couples, as well as couples in other family law disputes, to reach agreements and resolve their differences in a respectful and productive way.

Mrs. Quinn is certified to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the Supreme Court of Florida and the United States District Court of the Middle District for the Middle District of Florida. Mrs. Quinn is a Supreme Court of Florida Certified mediator. She has been active in the legal community for over 23 year.

Ms. Quinn has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1996 and has been active in its Family Law Section. She was a committee member of the Florida Family Law Rules & Forms Committee for two (2) three-year terms. She is an active committee member of the Florida Bar Family Law Certification Committee. Furthermore, she has been active in the Hillsborough County Bar Association and specifically the Family Law Section and the Collaborative Section of the Bar. Ms. Quinn was a Master of the Family Law Inns of Court and an active member of both the Florida and Hillsborough Associations of Women Lawyers.

Ms. Quinn graduated from the University of South Florida in 1991 with a Bachelor's Degree in English. She graduated from St. Thomas School of Law in Miami, Florida where she obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree with Honors in 1996.

For over two (2) plus decades, Ms. Quinn has assisted clients with their related family law issues. She has written articles on Family law subjects and has conducted several seminars including Overview of Family & Matrimonial Law; Divorce Law in Florida; Marital Settlement Agreements in Florida; Handling your First Custody Dispute; Child Custody Modifications; Divorce Taxation in Florida and use of Vocational Evaluations for the purposes of Alimony.

Education

  • St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor - 1996
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: English Literature

Bar Admission

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • Florida, 1996
  • Supreme Court of Florida

Honors

  • AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell

Classes & Seminars

  • Overview of Family & Matrimonial Law
  • Divorce Law in Florida
  • Marital Settlement Agreements in Florida
  • Handling your First Custody Dispute
  • Child Custody Modifications
  • Divorce Taxation in Florida
  • Vocational Evaluations for the Purposes of Alimony

Past Positions

  • Quinn Law Firm, P.A., Ownder, 2001 to 2018

Languages

  • English
  • Greek

Professional Associations

  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member, 1996
  • Florida Bar, Florida Family Law Rules & Forms Committee, Committee Member, Present
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member, 1996 to Present
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2018 to Present
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2018 to Present
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, Member, 2018 to Present
  • Florida Bar Family Law Certification Committee, Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Collaborative Section of the Bar
  • Family Law Inns of Court, Master

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Marital & Family Law Certification, Florida Bar, 2011
  • Board Certified Family Law Attorney
  • Supreme Court of Florida Certified Mediator

Current Employment Position

  • Founder and Managing Partner