Frank Quintero, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami, FL

Quintero Broche P.A.
 | 75 Valencia Ave, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: 305-446-0303
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Frank Quintero Jr. is the founder of and managing shareholder at The Law Offices of Frank Quintero, Jr., P.A. Since establishing his Miami law firm, Mr. Quintero has focused his efforts on protecting the rights of those living in Miami who face criminal charges. Today, thanks to his long record of success in complex cases, the residents of Miami-Dade County and the surrounding areas in South Florida know to turn to him for their criminal defense needs when facing any state or federal charge, including the following:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Racketeering
  • Tax fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Firearms offenses
  • Wire fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Criminal appeals

Mr. Quintero began his legal career in 1983 after earning his law degree from The John Marshall Law School and his approval to practice law in Illinois. In 1984, he returned to Miami, and The Florida Bar granted him admission that same year.

Over the course of Mr. Quintero's more than 30-year legal career, he has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. As a result, he has also earned a number of honors and awards, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, both Miami magazine and The Wall Street Journal named him a top attorney in Florida.

When Mr. Quintero is not in the courtroom, he is often found at legal events. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Cuban American Bar Association, where he has served on the board of directors.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations

Business Litigation (30%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2017 - 2018

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About Frank Quintero, Jr.

Admitted: 1984, Florida

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Honors and Awards:

  • Vice-President, The John Marshall Law School
  • Top Ten Ranking from the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2015
  • Named “Top Attorney in Florida” by The Wall Street Journal and Miami Magazine, 2012
  • The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, 2002
  • Top Attorneys in Florida, 2012
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, for 10 consecutive years, 2003 – 2014
  • “Super Lawyer,” Florida Super Lawyers, as a top Criminal Defense Attorney in Florida, 2012 – 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • US Court of Appeals Second Circuit, 2012
  • US Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2012
  • US DIstrict Court Middle District of Florida, 2007
  • US Supreme Court, 1991
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1990
  • US DIstrict Court Western District of Texas, 1990
  • US Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 1990
  • US District Court Southern District of Florida, 1984
  • Florida Bar, 1984
  • US District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
  • Illinois Bar, 1983
  • Dade County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Dade County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Hialeah-Miami Springs Bar Association, President, 1986 –1987
  • Board of Directors, Cuban American Bar Association (CABA), 1988-1990
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Gesu Catholic Church, Miami Florida, 2005- Present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 43 & Troop 215, 1970-Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, Fees and Money Laundering, University of Miami, School of Law, Prof. Howard Srebnick, 2016
  • Guest Lecturer, Federal Civil Procedure and Discovery, St. Thomas University Law School, Prof. Jessica Fonseca-Nader, 2013
  • Guest Lecturer, Fees and Money Laundering, St. Thomas University Law School, Prof. Jessica Fonseca-Nader, 2010
  • Guest Lecturer, Criminal Liability in the Representation of Clients, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • International Pharmacist Association
  • Guest Lecturer, Privacy Issues for Patients with AIDS/ HIV

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • United States v. Crawford
  • US v. Keilan Fife (SDFL 2014): Medicare Fraud, 3 years Probation; Early Termination Of Probation GRANTED after 18 months.
  • US v. Lazaro Collazo (SDFL 2015): Felony Indictment Dismissed, Plea to Misdemeanor Information, 2 years probation.
  • US v. Francisco Hernandez (SDFL 2016): Medicare Fraud, Credit for Time Served (1 day).  
  • US v. Joao Malago (SDFL 2013): Narcotics & Money Laundering Indictment dismissed.
  • US v. Angel Rodriguez (SDFL 2008): Medicare Fraud Consp., Not Guilty all Counts.  

Educational Background:

  • Belen Jesuit Preparatory School Miami, Florida, 1976
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, B. A., 1979
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Office Location for Frank Quintero, Jr.

75 Valencia Ave
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33134

Phone: 305-446-0303


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Last Updated: 10/18/2017

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