Quinton was born in Sherman, Texas. After playing quarterback and shortstop for Sherman High School and Austin College, he received his B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University. While at Baylor, he was a member of the Dean's List, Golden Key National Honor Society, and Psy-Chi National Honor Society. He also studied French in Paris and Lyon, France (1998 & 1999).
Mr. Pelley received his J.D. from Texas Tech School of Law, where he was Executive Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Barristers, and a member of the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association, Budget Committee, Volunteer Legal Services, International Law Students Association, and Welcoming Committee for Accepted Students.
During law school, Mr. Pelley studied International Law in Thessaloniki and Skopelos, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey. He later completed an internship in Washington, D.C. for the Honorable Congressman Ralph M. Hall.
Before joining Pelley Law Office, L.L.P., Mr. Pelley joined a highly respected Dallas trial firm that concentrated in medical malpractice, contract law, and tort litigation. While working in the Dallas firm, he held memberships in the Dallas Bar Association where he served on the New Members Committee, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers where he served as a Junior Judges Committee Chairman, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Pelley has memberships in the State Bar of Texas, Grayson County Young Lawyers Association, Grayson County Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Collin County Bar Association, and America Association for Justice. Mr. Pelley is admitted to practice in Texas, the Northern United States District Court of Texas, and the Eastern United States District Court of Texas.
Areas of Practice
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2002
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2004
Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
Honors: Executive Vice President, Student Bar Association
Honors: Executive Vice Chair, Board of Barristers
Honors: Member, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
Honors: Member, Budget Committee
Honors: Member, Volunteer Legal Services
Honors: Member, International Law Students Association
Honors: Member, Welcoming Committee for Accepted Students
Honors: International Law, Thessoloniki and Skopelos, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey
Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Honors: Member, Dean's List
Honors: Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
Honors: Member, Psy-Chi National Honor Society
Austin College, Sherman, Texas
Honors and Awards
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013 - Present
Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2011 - Present
Plano and Frisco’s Best Attorneys, Living Magazine, 2013
Allen's Best Bankruptcy Attorney, Allen American Readers' Choice, 2011 - Present
Allen's Best Criminal Attorney, Allen American Readers' Choice, 2011 - Present
Internship with Congressman Ralph Hall, Washington, D.C., 2001 - Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
Dallas Bar Association, Member, New Members Committee, 2002 - 2004
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Chairperson, 2003 - 2004
Grayson County Bar Association, Member
Grayson County Association Young Lawyers, Member
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member