Quinton G. Pelley

Quinton G. Pelley

Plano, Texas
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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

  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2002
  • 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
    • J.D.
    • 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
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Member, Dean's List
    • Honors: Member, Golden Key National Honor Society
    • Honors: Member, Psy-Chi National Honor Society
    • Major: Psychology
  • Austin College, Sherman, Texas
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers Magazine. 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
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Plano Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Burford & Ryburn, L.L.P., Associate, 2002 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Legal Service Program, 2002