Charlotte E. Glinka

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Milton, Massachusetts

Keches Law Group, PC
Charlotte E. Glinka
Keches Law Group, PC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Massachusetts since: 1991

Education: Suffolk University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Keches Law Group, PC

2 Granite Ave
Suite 400
Milton, MA 02186 Visit website


Attorney Charlotte E. Glinka is a partner with the Keches Law Group, which is a preeminent personal injury law firm with six office locations across Massachusetts and Rhode Island. A top-rated trial advocate with nearly 30 years of legal experience, Ms. Glinka has achieved notable success helping plaintiff clients throughout Massachusetts secure the maximum amount of compensation they deserve for the injuries and losses they suffered as the result of someone else's negligence.

A senior litigator in the firm's personal injury department, Ms. Glinka has extensive experience handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims in state, federal and appellate courts across her region. Known for her impeccable professionalism, talent and aggressive approach at representing those she serves, Ms. Glinka has earned a reputation as one of the area's leading personal injury attorneys. She has received recognition from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and other legal publications for having secured some of the largest settlements and verdicts ever awarded in the state.

In addition, Ms. Glinka has received many accolades from her peers along with numerous positive reviews and referrals from her satisfied clients. The National Trial Lawyers voted her among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country in 2015, and in 2014, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named her as one of the Top Women of Law.

An honors graduate of Rutgers University, Ms. Glinka attended Suffolk University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1991. While in law school, she received the Harold B. Goodwin Jr. Scholarship for Trial Advocacy, and she won the 3rd Year Mock Trial Competition in 1990. She also served as member and editor-in-chief of the Transnational Law Review.

Along with practicing before all state courts in Massachusetts, Ms. Glinka is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. A leader in her field, she has published numerous articles and conducted lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics related to her practice area. Additionally, she maintains active involvement with the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Explaining Pain”, Trial Magazine, November, 1994, Co-Author
  • "The Ahlborn Case and its Implications for Medicaid Recoveries in Massachusetts." Massachusetts Bar Association, Section Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 2007. A discussion of the Supreme Court's decision in the Ahlborn case, and its implications for Massachusetts cases in which plaintiffs have received Medicaid benefits, Co-Author
  • “Global Imperative: An Effective System for Resolving International Environmental Disputes”, Suffolk Transnational Law Review, Fall, 1990
  • “Hot Tips & Traps for the Unwary at the Discovery Stage: The Effect of Lost, Misplaced or Destroyed Evidence and the Spoliation Doctrine”, MCLE, April, 1993, Co-Author
  • “Medical Negligence Spotlight”, Bristol County Bar Association Newsletter, Fall, 2006
  • "The Ethical Dilemma Presented by Confidential Settlements" MATA Journal, Feb. 2014
  • "The Jury Selection Process and Attorney-Conducted Voir Dire in Civil Trials" - MCLE Superior Court Civil Practice Manual: A practical overview of recent developments relative to the voir dire process in Massachusetts under Standing Order 1-15, including the practical mechanics associated with both individual and panel voir dire., Author, MCLE Superior Court Civil Practice Manual, 2019
  • Transnational Law Review, Member, Suffolk University Law School, 1989 – 1990
  • Transnational Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, Suffolk University Law School, 1990 – 1991
  • Harold B. Goodwin Jr. Scholarship for Trial Advocacy, Suffolk University Law School, 1991
Educational Background:
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A., With Honors
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2009
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys; Past-President, 2014-15; Massachusetts Bar Association; American Association for Justice
  • Massachusetts, 1991
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $740,000 verdict for plaintiff who suffered post-concussive injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder after a hammock display fell on her head at a retail store in 2006 when she was 26 years old., 2011
  • $1.475M settlement in case involving 32-year old dentist who suffered an injury to her wrist at a retail store when a box fell from a shelf.  The plaintiff developed Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) rendering her totally disabled from her profession as a dentist., 2009
  • $6M verdict for personal injury case involving woman who developed Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) after defendant fell on her while intoxicated (Springfield Superior Court), 2008
  • $1M for a 53 year old electrician who suffered severe and permanently disabling injuries to his left shoulder and wrist when he was struck while working on a ladder and fell, landing on his left arm., 2013
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • DiCarlo v. Suffolk Construction Co., Inc. and Bernard Martin v. Angelini Plastering, Inc., 473 Mass. 624 (2016).  SJC decision.  Attorney for Bernard Martin., 2016
Representative Clients:
  • $1.6M settlement for worker who suffered severe injuries when the vehicle he was sitting in was struck by another vehicle at a high rate of speed on the highway., 2019

Office location for Charlotte E. Glinka

2 Granite Ave
Suite 400
Milton, MA 02186

Phone: 877-544-8830


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