Michael V. Glennon
Attorney Michael V. Glennon joined Keches Law Group as a trial lawyer in 2022. He is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in all types of cases, including investigations, personal injury, product liability, construction incidents, inadequate security, excessive force civil rights claims, and premises liability.
Prior to joining Keches Law Group, Attorney Glennon was an Assistant District Attorney at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office for over a decade. At the DA’s Office, he was Chief of the Juvenile Unit and managed a team of attorneys handling hundreds of cases per year in the Juvenile Courts, District Courts, and Superior Court. Attorney Glennon’s team was responsible for the investigation, indictment, and litigation of a broad array of cases, ranging from larceny offenses to school-based incidents, gang violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Attorney Glennon’s own caseload was focused on working with individuals injured by violence and sexual assault and complex Grand Jury investigations. In 2018 the District Attorney awarded Attorney Glennon with the Newman A. Flanagan Outstanding Superior Court Prosecutor award.
Attorney Glennon became a local and national leader in creating community-based collaborative approaches to public safety and system reform. In 2016 he created the Juvenile Alternative Resolution Program (JAR), which became a statewide and national model for intervention as an alternative to the prosecution of youth and young adults. He brings experience to Keches Law Group building relationships and collaborating to benefit the needs of his clients.
Attorney Glennon is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried over 70 cases to verdict in the Massachusetts District and Superior Courts. These trials have included serious injury cases, traumatic brain injuries, sex crimes, shootings, homicides, motor vehicle-related injury and death, and other forms of significant trauma.
Attorney Glennon has also written appellate briefs and argued cases before both the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
In 2018, Attorney Glennon was one of the prosecutors who obtained a successful trial verdict in the case of Commonwealth v. Kevin Otto & Atlantic Drain, in which a joint state and federal investigation held a company and its owner accountable for violating OSHA regulations and its reckless approach to worker safety leading to the death of two workers in a trench collapse.
Initiatives and Projects
Attorney Glennon has extensive experience working to support individuals through governmental and non-profit collaboration. He spearheaded the Youth at Risk Support Collaboration (YARSC), bringing together city and state agencies and community organizations to create plans for high-risk youth in the community. Attorney Glennon was part of a committee created by the City of Boston to develop a plan for a mental health approach to 911 call response. He was a member of the National District Attorney’s Association Juvenile Justice Leadership Group. In 2018 Attorney Glennon was appointed by the Massachusetts District Attorney’s Association as a representative to the Juvenile Justice Policy and Data Board.
Teaching and Speaking Events
Attorney Glennon is a regular presenter and guest speaker at universities, conferences, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education events on topics including how to conduct investigations, neurological development and its impact on the law, safe alternative approaches to prosecution, juvenile justice, and the justice system.
Attorney Glennon is also an instructor at the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop and is on the Adjunct Faculty at Suffolk University Law School where he teaches professional responsibility.
J.D., Suffolk University Law School, 2010
B.S., Northeastern University, 2007
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA)
Boston Bar Association (BBA)
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA)