Michael J. Pelgro is the First Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office, where he is part of an executive management team responsible for supervising a prosecutorial office in the largest county in Massachusetts. He has been a trial lawyer for over 30 years, litigating criminal and civil cases in federal and state courts. He served more than 15 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, where he prosecuted many federal criminal cases and was the Deputy Chief and Chief of the OCDETF Drug Unit. Prior to that, he served more than six years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex DA’s Office, where he prosecuted hundreds of state criminal cases. He has also been a criminal defense attorney and civil litigator in two Boston law firms. Mike received his undergraduate degree from Boston College and his law degree from Boston College Law School. He is a member of several bar associations and is active in volunteer work in his town.