Quinn was born in Hanover, New Hampshire and raised in Hartford, Vermont. After graduating from Hartford High School in 1993, he received a B.A. in Classical Civilizations and Theology from Duquesne University. Quinn graduated from Suffolk University Law School in 2008 and is licenced to practice law in New Hampshire and Vermont. He has worked as an Assistant Attorney General with the New Hampshire Department of Justice, where he prosecuted theft and financial fraud cases with the Consumer Protection Bureau.
Quinn serves as town moderator and planning commissioner for the Town of Hartford and sits on the board of directors for DEW Haven, a nonprofit corporation in Maine dedicated to the safety and welfare of animals and the education of the public.
Quinn received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in the summer of 2000. He then spent four years on active duty as an infantry officer with 1st Battalion, 8th Marines and was honorably discharged from active service in 2004.
After serving with New England’s own 1st Battalion, 25th Marines, Quinn became certified as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 2009. He has since served in numerous positions in that capacity, both at home and abroad.
He currently serves as a Regional Judge Advocate with the Marine Corps’ Reserve Support Branch, holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.