Attorney Michael Frates served in the United
States Navy for six years; he was stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for his
last two and a half years of service. He proudly served in Operation Desert
Strike following the first Persian Gulf War in the Middle East.
Michael graduated Summa Cum Laude from
the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth with a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Philosophy. He concentrated in Twentieth Century Anglo-American Thought, Logic,
and Philosophy of Science. He matriculated from the Roger Williams University
School of Law with the degree of Juris Doctor. Michael is licensed to
practice law in the States of Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Michael is a proud member of the following
organizations: The American Civil Liberties Union; the Massachusetts Chapter of
the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; the American Association
for Justice; the Massachusetts Bar Association; the Boston Bar Association; the
Bristol County Bar Association; and the Worcester County Bar