The Firehouse Lawyer Joseph F. Quinn, P.S.

We Represent the Fire Service

About our law firm

Joseph F. Quinn, the Firehouse Lawyer, may be the only lawyer in the United States whose actual law office is located in the firehouse (yes, he pays rent). This makes a lot of sense, since the main focus of his practice for at least 20 years has been serving the fire service industry, through his 30-or-more fire district clients. Of-counsel to the Firehouse Lawyer is his son, Eric T. Quinn. Eric became an attorney in 2014. Together, we have a common goal: Representing the fire service.

Managing a government agency is no easy task. Every day you address many challenges, and we will help you solve them. We understand that the ultimate goal of the fire service is to ensure the safety and wellness of every citizen. But that does not come without a cost to management. You may face an employee who alleges discrimination; a citizen who makes numerous public records requests; or the passage of an excess levy, which requires not only political will, but financial and organizational knowledge. The list goes on. Without guidance in these circumstances, you may face financial difficulty. We can help you avoid that, through a rigorous practice of collaboration and communication, whether it be speaking with you directly or updating our monthly newsletter, The Firehouse Lawyer. We understand your issues.

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Joseph F. Quinn

Joseph F. Quinn represents virtually all of the Pierce County fire districts, among various other fire districts and regional fire authorities, along with 911 dispatch centers. He has argued before the United States Supreme Court. His extensive litigation and appellate experience, and his years spent as a commissioner of the Public Employment Relations Commission (appointed by Governor Booth Gardner, in 1986) is quite useful in this practice.

Eric T. Quinn

Eric T. Quinn has recently joined Joe in his law practice, after graduating from Seattle University School of Law (Joe’s alma mater). He amassed numerous experiences in law school as a legal intern, ranging from criminal defense to civil litigation. Eric decided to join Joe’s firm during law school, after having won the first-year mock trial competition and desiring to transfer that skill to serve a sophisticated government clientele.

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The offices of
the Firehouse Lawyer
are located at:

Gig Harbor Fire and Medic One
10222 Bujacich Road NW
Gig HarborWA  98332

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