Quinton E. ThompsonAttorney
Quinton E. Thompson is a Memphis native devoted to representing individuals who otherwise would not be able to afford to go up against big insurance companies, hospitals, and corporations. Mr. Thompson attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, where he graduated magna cum laude with degrees in both Business Administration Management and Psychology. During his time at UT, Mr. Thompson was involved with the Mock Trial program and he was able to study international competition abroad in Bordeaux, France.
Mr. Thompson earned his Juris Doctor degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, and he graduated in May 2015. At Vanderbilt, he was involved with several student organizations. He served as President of the Black Law Students Association, one of the Executive Associate Justices of the Moot Court Board, and the Street Law Director for the Legal Aid Society.
In addition to participating in many student organizations, Mr. Thompson was an extern for the Federal Public Defenders Office, and he participated in Vanderbilt’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. Vanderbilt named Mr. Thompson the 2015 recipient of the Damali K. Booker Award, which is given each year to the third-year law student who exhibits a keen dedication to legal activism and a demonstrates commitment to confronting social issues.
Before joining NST, Mr. Thompson served as the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Legal Fellow for the Mississippi Center for Justice. There, he focused on removing legal barriers to employment by helping clients expunge their criminal records. Over the course of his year-long fellowship, Mr. Thompson talked with almost 500 people about their criminal records, was able to get 120 criminal convictions expunged, and helped over 20 people gain employment, so they could finally support themselves and their families.
At NST, Mr. Thompson practices in the areas of auto accidents and litigation and is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Mississippi. He chose NST because this is the kind of firm that allows him to truly represent the underdog and give a voice to the voiceless. When asked what he likes most about working for NST, he replied “I enjoy working with a team of attorneys that are well versed in personal injury law. Many other law firms have a general law practice, but it is nice to work at a place that specializes in their practice because this ensures that we are able to provide our clients with the best possible representation. I also enjoy the full-service feature of the firm. We are encouraged to help our clients with every part of their personal injury case. Working at a firm such as NST allows me to truly live out my dreams!”
Now that Mr. Thompson is finally back in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, he has joined numerous local organizations such as the Memphis Bar Association and Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Thompson enjoys spending time with his friends and family by attending Memphis Grizzlies games, going to concerts, exercising, spending time on Beale Street, and catching up with great friends at local coffee shops.
J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
B.A., University of Tennessee
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Mississippi Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association