Chief Legal Officer
Gerry Glynn is the Chief Legal Officer for Embrace Families. Prior to joining Embrace Families, Gerry represented children and families as a lawyer for over twenty years. He has been involved with many non-profits serving on numerous boards of directors. Throughout his career, he has lead several organizations through strategic planning processes and provided guidance to leadership on fundraising, risk management and policy development.
He was a law professor for 23 years having taught at Georgetown, Florida State, University of Arkansas at Little and Barry University. As a clinical law professor, He led major reforms in several law school skills programs. Finally, he is a nationally renowned lecturer on children’s law topics and has published several articles and chapters of books.
Mr. Glynn received his undergraduate degree in 1985 from St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO and his law degree in 1989 from American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC where he graduated cum laude. In 1991, Mr. Glynn received his Masters in Justice also from American University, and in 1993 he received his LLM, Masters in Legal Advocacy, from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Glynn is admitted to practice law in Florida, District of Columbia, Maryland and Arkansas.