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Vernon Glenn, also known as the “Lowcountry Lawyer,” is a board certified civil trial lawyer who has been practicing law for over 30 years. He focuses his practice on professional and medical malpractice law, business litigation, contract and business disputes, dram litigation, heavy commercial vehicle and 18 wheeler litigation, same day surgery litigation, post-operative neglect litigation, brain damage and closed head injury litigation, slips and falls litigation, pedestrian litigation, plaintiff motor vehicle accident litigation, nursing home litigation, plaintiff personal injury litigation, products liability law, Social Security and disability law, and toxic torts.

Glenn, who earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, located in Winston-Salem, N.C. He is admitted to practice in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina, and before the U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, the U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, the U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, the U.S.Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Court District of South Carolina.

Glenn has been named a civil trial lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in both North and South Carolina. He has also received the Professional Trial Lawyers Institute certification by J.A. Appleman Seminars in Knoxville, Tennessee. He has been named as one of the Outstanding Lawyers of America, as one of the Best Lawyers in America, as one of the Best Trial Lawyers in America, and he has received the highest A/V rating from Martindale-Hubbell​ for professional skill and ethics. Additionally, Glenn, who is one of only 26 certified civil trial lawyers in South Carolina and one of only 14 in North Carolina, has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging.

Glenn is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the South Carolina, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations, The North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has also served as chairman of the Ethics Committee for both the SCTLA, Medico-Legal Affairs Committee and the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, as a member of the Board of Directors for the Carolina Lowcountry Girl Scout Council, as a member of the advisory council to the Board of Trustees at Ashley Hall, and as a member of the Board of Trustees at Charleston Day School. He is also the author of numerous articles and blogs.

Fraternities: Delta Kappa Epsilon

Languages: French

SuperLawyers (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Named to Outstanding Lawyers of America
Testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging, September 10, 2001
One of only 26 board certified civil trial lawyers in South Carolina and one of only 14 in North Carolina, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers
Listed among the Best Trial Lawyers in America
Received highest AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for professional skill and ethics
Bar Admissions

1975 North Carolina
1975 U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
1975 U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
1976 U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
1980 U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
1982 U.S. Supreme Court
1985 U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
1985 South Carolina

Professional Memberships

American Board of Trial Advocates
South Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
American Bar Association
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Washington, D.C.
University of North Carolina Education Foundation, 1971 – present: member, Super Ram, Coaches Circle
University of North Carolina Education Foundation, 1977 – 1999: Board of Directors,?Boys and Girls Clubs: volunteer and coach
SCTLA, Medico-Legal Affairs Committee, 1990 – 1992: chairman, Ethics Committee
South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1990 – 1992: chairman, Ethics Committee
USO Council of Charleston, 1990 – 1993: Board of Directors
American Trial Lawyers Association, Harvard Trial Court, 1998
Carolina Low Country Girl Scout Council, 1996 – 2000: Board of Directors
Ashley Hall, 1998 – 2001: Advisory Council to Board of Trustees
Charleston Day School, 1999 – 2004: Board of Trustees
Advocate National Trial College, Harvard Law
East Cooper Meals on Wheels, Mt. Pleasant: volunteer
Ashley Hall and Charleston Day School: volunteer fund raiser
Life Management Center: Board of Directors
Quality Oil Company of North Carolina (Winston-Salem): member

Education

The Choate School, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1968
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA, 1972, Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science
Minor: History
University of North Carolina Parents Council?Delta Kappa Epsilon, BETA Chapter, Brother Beta, President 1971-7
Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1975, Juris Doctor

Board Certifications

Civil Trial Lawyer, South Carolina, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Civil Trial Lawyer, North Carolina, National Board of Trial Advocacy, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Professional Trial Lawyers Institute Certification, J.A. Appleman Seminars, Knoxville, Tennessee

A Lawyer’s View: What To Do About The Malpractice Crisis, The Charlotte Observer, June 19, 1986
Don’t Lynch the Lawyers, The Post and Courier, February 7, 1988
A Fable For Our Time; Being a Better Lawyer, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1989
A Fable For Our Time; Being a Better Lawyer, North Carolina Trial Association
A Fable For Our Time; Being a Better Lawyer, The State Bar of Georgia
South Carolina’s Pretense of Jury Examination: Time For A Change, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Fall, 1990
Opie and The Swordsman, A Tribute to my friend Kermit King, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Winter, 1990
The Pox on Our House, The Journal, American Bar Association, Winter, 1992
The Pox on Our House, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Winter, 1992
The Pox on Our House, The Greenville News
A Conversation with United States District Judge Ross Anderson, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Fall, 1992
An Abbreviated List of SNAFUS, The Bulletin, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Spring, 1995
Finding the Winning Points, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Journal, Winter, 2000

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