Michael A. Thomas earned his J.D. from the Roger Williams University School of Law. During law school Michael participated in the Roger Williams Criminal Defense Clinic and was also a member of the law school’s Trial Team. He also participated in the New York Pro Bono Scholars Program where he completed the New York Bar Examination prior to graduation and spent a semester working as a full time extern with the Bronx Defenders. He spent summers interning with the Honorable Judge John J. McConnell Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, and the Federal Public Defenders – District of Rhode Island. Prior to law school, Michael received B.A.s in Crime and Justice Studies and Spanish from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth.