J. Peyton Quarles - Daytona Beach Family Law Attorney
J. Peyton Quarles

J. Peyton Quarles

Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer

A 1975 Honors Graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, J. Peyton Quarles has been practicing Criminal Law and Family Law for over forty (40) years right here in Volusia County, Florida including Daytona Beach, Deland and New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

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Mr. Quarles, having earned his Juris Doctor cum laude (with honors) and his Bachelor of Arts degree both from the University of Florida, realized that helping others was his life’s passion. Since passing the Florida Bar Exam in 1976, Mr. Quarles has dedicated his career to defending those accused of crimes ranging from DUI to First Degree Murder as well as husbands, wives and children in contested family law matters including divorce, child support, child custody and adoptions.

Mr. Quarles has been serving Volusia County, Flagler County and throughout Central Florida for over forty years and has helped clients from Daytona Beach, Deland, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Flagler, Palm Coast, Deltona and Debary. Mr. Quarles began as an assistant public defender in 1978 where he gained valuable experience and deep roots in the local legal community.

In addition to trial work, Mr. Quarles also developed skills as an appellate attorney and continues to handle appeals and post-conviction matters today. In 1987, Mr. Quarles left the public sector and began his own private practice in what was eventually the Law Offices of J. Peyton Quarles.

For the last thirty (30) years, Mr. Quarles has worked with some of the finest local attorneys handling a wide range of matters from personal injury and nursing home neglect to first degree murders and complex divorce cases. Today, he is proud to bring his skills and experience to help the attorneys at the Law Office of Aaron Delgado & Associates, PLLC.

Areas of Expertise:

Bar Admissions

Florida Bar (1976)


Volusia County and American Bar Associations 

The Florida Bar 

Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers 

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Volusia Civil Trial Attorneys Association