Adria E. Quintela

Adria E. Quintela

Adria E. Quintela

Clinical Professor and Co-Director of Clinical Externship Programs
Contact Information

Florida State University
College of Law
Advocacy Center, Room A313B
Phone: 850.644.2020


J.D., Northwestern University, 1991
B.B.A., University of Miami, 1988

Adria Quintela co-directs the Externship Program and supervises judicial, government, in-house corporate, public interest and international externships. She also teaches Civil Externship Perspectives and Professional Responsibility.

Quintela previously worked at The Florida Bar for more than 23 years, most recently serving as staff counsel and director of lawyer regulation, where she was responsible for supervising the operations of the lawyer regulation department. She previously held positions as chief branch discipline counsel and senior attorney/assistant staff counsel. Her experience also includes practicing law in Fort Lauderdale and Miami in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, employment litigation and commercial litigation.