Kevin M. CloutierPartner
Attorney Kevin M. Cloutier focuses his practice in three primary area: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Development / Zoning. His wealth of litigation experience benefits all of his clients across all three disciplines.
Prior to founding The Cloutier Law Firm, attorney Cloutier spent six years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. During his tenure, attorney Cloutier prosecuted thousands of cases in the Boston Municipal Court divisions in Dorchester, South Boston, Charlestown, East Boston, Brighton and ultimately in the Superior Court as a member of the Major Felony Unit. Attorney Cloutier prosecuted cases involving violent offenses, domestic violence, the distribution and possession of narcotics, weapons possession, drunk-driving, larceny, indecent assault and battery and welfare fraud.
Attorney Cloutier's legal career began at the Boston Police Department where he worked as an intern in the Legal Advisor's Office during the summer of 2004. He devoted his time exclusively to providing legal research and courtroom preparation on civil rights and security issues surrounding the Democratic National Convention held in Boston that summer.
Attorney Cloutier also worked as a paralegal at the law firm of Cloutier & Cassella, LLC in Old Saybrook, CT throughout law school. Cloutier & Cassella, LLC is a general practice firm that was managed by Kevin’s late father, Thomas A. Cloutier. For over thirty years, Tom Cloutier’s practice was a mainstay for the families and businesses along the Connecticut shoreline, culminating in Tom’s election as President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association in 2001. Attorney Kevin Cloutier returned to Cloutier & Cassella in the summer of 2011 when Tom Cloutier passed away. Attorney Cloutier assisted his father’s partners in trial research and preparation during this difficult period and Cloutier & Cassella, LLC continues to be one of the most respected litigation firms in Connecticut.
Attorney Cloutier is a veteran of the Iraq war during which he commanded a multi-functional intelligence team in support of the 1-8 Infantry Battalion of the Third Brigade, Fourth Infantry Division. After returning from Iraq, Attorney Cloutier took Command of Alpha Company, 325th Military Intelligence Battalion. He retired from the Army in 2011 with the rank of Captain.
Attorney Cloutier lives in West Roxbury with his wife and two sons.
J.D., New England Law | Boston, 2005
President, Student Bar Association
Jessup International Law Moot Court team
St. Petersburg, Russia Summer Law Institute, 2003
B.A., Fordham University, History, 2000
University College Galway, Ireland, 1999
United States District Court - District of Massachusetts, 2012
Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Boston Bar Association
Department of Veterans Affairs - Accredited Attorney
Member Since: 2012