Attorney Michael J. Keenan graduated from Binghamton University (B.A. 1994) where he majored in political science and English. He also graduated from the Quinnipiac University School of Law (J.D. 1997). He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in November of 1997 and the United States District Court of Connecticut in February of 2005. He is a member of the Elder Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Attorney Keenan is a former Executive Managing Editor of the Quinnipiac Probate Law Journal. He has written articles for legal journals, periodicals and newsletters on the topics of special needs trusts, estate planning and the termination of parental rights. He is a frequent speaker at senior centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes and professional organizations on the topics of elder law, estate planning and special needs trusts. He is also on the faculty of both the National Business Institute and Strafford Publications, and regularly educates fellow professionals on estate planning, probate law and Medicaid via nationally broadcast webinars and live seminars in the Hartford County and New Haven County regions. Please click here for a schedule of upcoming webinars and seminars.
Attorney Keenan has served on the Ethics Committee for Bidwell Health Care Center in Manchester, Connecticut and the Public Policy Committee of the Central Connecticut Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce. He currently serves as the Family & Community Engagement Officer of the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce. Attorney Keenan is also the former Treasurer for the Glastonbury River Runners Club. He is the former Director of two road races in Glastonbury: the Apple Harvest Festival 5K and the King of Pain 10-Miler. He has coached recreational soccer, baseball and basketball.
Attorney Keenan lives in South Glastonbury, Connecticut with his wife and three young boys. He enjoys marathon running, camping with his family and fixing up the family’s 19th century federal colonial home.