In addition to his work fighting fires and helping families and animals affected by natural disasters, Quirk operates a successful practice with a full caseload as a skilled personal injury attorney. He started his legal career in Las Vegas, Nevada working with famed McGeorge School of Law alumnus Robert Eglet, ’88, and he went on to found Quirk Law Firm, LLP in 2006. The firm now maintains two offices, which are located in Ventura, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.
“I absolutely love doing trials and helping people who truly need it. I found the perfect career. I got really lucky,” Quirk said.
Quirk has a track record of earning favorable rulings and multi-million-dollar settlements for his clients, including:
- A $26 million verdict for a wrongful death case involving a pedestrian killed by an intoxicated driver in Ventura
- A $10 million verdict for a wrongful death case involving a man killed in a hit and run in Butte
- A $8.4 million verdict for a man injured during a car crash in Long Beach
Additionally, he was recognized as the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association in both 2017 and 2019. He was also nominated for the award in 2015 and 2016.
Quirk is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Ventura County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and Nevada Trial Lawyers Association.
Quirk grew up in Sacramento. He earned an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis in 1999 and a JD from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 2003.
During his time in law school, he served as the president of the Student Bar Association, founded the Environmental Law Society, and played on the Rugby Football Club. He created an after-school tutoring program for underprivileged children at the Police Athletic League.
“I absolutely love McGeorge. I had such a good time there,” Quirk said.
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