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W Glen Pierson

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Slip and Fall Accident, Wrongful Death, Litigation, Appeals

About Me

Glen  is a litigator whose practice focuses on personal injury, motor vehicle accidents (car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents), wrongful death, catastrophic injury, slip and fall and premises liability cases. Glen's work also includes insurance defense, insurance coverage, complex tort litigation, commercial disputes and appellate practice. He also has extensive experience successfully representing vehicle leasing companies and commercial property owners, as well as other commercial and personal lines insureds in a variety of civil litigation. In addition, Glen has represented insurers in a diverse array of complex coverage litigation in both state and federal courts.  He also serves as local counsel to out-of-state firms and their clients.


 


In addition to his professional concentrations, Glen maintains an active academic interest in the law that includes writing, teaching and membership in various professional organizations, including the Connecticut Supreme Court Historical Society. His most recent publication is The Role of Federalism in the Disputed Selection of Presidential Electors: 1916 & 2000, 22 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 283 (2003). Glen regularly presents a lecture on Connecticut civil practice for the New Haven County Bar association's continuing legal education program.


 


Glen is an honors graduate of Princeton University, where he majored in politics. He received his law degree from Georgetown University, where he served on the editorial staff of the nation's leading tax law journal, The Tax Lawyer.


 


Glen has been featured in the following articles:


 


Marie P. Grady, "Companies That Outsource Face New Legal Risk," Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 37, No. 40, p.5 (October 3, 2011)


 


Marie P. Grady, "Partners In Law And In Life," Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 37, No. 34, p.5 (August 29, 2011)


 


Marie P. Grady, "Lawyers Expand Horizons Via Networking Group," Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 37, No. 18, p. 9 (May 2, 2011)


 


Cara Baruzzi, "A More Inclusive Economy", New Haven Register, No. 179, Business Section (C), p.1 (June 28, 2009) 


 


Thomas B. Scheffey, "New Risk for Car Rental Firms?", Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 35, No. 10, p.1 (March 9, 2009)


 


Thomas B. Scheffey, "Day Late, Defendant Short", Connecticut Law Tribune, Vol. 32, No. 16, p. 1 (April 10, 2006)


 


Jessica K. Smith, "Trial and - hopefully, very few - errors", Record-Journal, Local & State section, p. 1 (March 4, 2004)


 


Lynne Tuohy, "Rental Agency Ruled Liable in Crash", The Hartford Courant, Connection section, p. 1 (August 5, 2003)

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Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Car Accidents: 45%
    20 years, 350 cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 15%
    20 years, 50 cases
  3. Slip and Fall Accident: 15%
    20 years, 200 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    20 years, 200 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Glen. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patrick G Hughes

    Glen is a zealous advocate for his clients and is dedicated to obtaining the best result possible. He is a highly effective litigator, who has the ability to get to the crux of an issue so that it can be properly resolved. I highly recommend Glen.

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    Patrick Hughes Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C.

150 South Main Street
Wallingford, CT, 06492-4217

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CTActive199606/19/2015
NYCurrently registered 199603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2015
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2014
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2013
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2012
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2011
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2010
10.0/10 Rating (Superb)Avvo Lawyer Ratings2009
BV Rating (very high ethical standards/legal ability)Martindale-Hubbell2005
Diplomate, Connecticut Trial Advocacy InstituteConnecticut Bar Association and National Institute of Trial Advocacy1997

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Court-appointed Fact-Finder/ArbitratorSuperior Court of Connecticut, J.D. of N.H. at N.H. & Meriden2010 - Present
PrincipalLoughlin FitzGerald, P.C.2000 - Present
AssociateWiggin and Dana LLP1998 - 2000
AssociateBrenner, Saltzman & Wallman LLP1995 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
GLAD, "Dream Big, Act Bold, Change Lives"Host Committee2015 - 2015
GLAD, "Making History, Changing Lives"Host Committee2013 - 2013
Lambda Legal, "Connecticut Cares"Host Committee2011 - 2014
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Connecticut Alliance for Business Opportunities (CABO)Member2007 - 2013
Connecticut Supreme Court Historical SocietyMember2007 - Present
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Unitrin Preferred Mutual Ins. Co. v. ChapmanMotion to Strike granted in favor of client
Mesner v. Cheap Auto Rental, LLCMotion for Summary Judgment granted
Camara v. Nanfito RoofingMotion to Strike granted in favor of client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured In) Marie P. Grady, "Partners In Law And In Life," Vol. 37, No. 34, p. 5 (Aug. 29, 2011)2011
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured In) "Companies That Outsource Race New Legal Risk," Vol. 37, No. 40, p. 5 (Oct. 3, 2011)2011
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured In) Marie P. Grady, "Lawyers Expand Horizons Via Networking Group," Vol. 37, No 18 (May 2, 2011)2011
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured In) Marie P. Grady, "Firm Offers A Tax Break For Gay Attorneys"2011
New Haven Register(Featured in) Cara Barruzzi, " A More Inclusive Economy", New Haven Register, No 179, Business Section (June 28, 2009).2009
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured in) "New Risk for Car Rental Firms?" by Thomas B. Sheffey2009
Connecticut Law Tribune(Featured in) "Day Late, Defendant Short" by Thomas B. Scheffey2006
Record-Journal(Featured in) "Trial and - hopefully, very few - errors" by Jessica K. Smith2004
Quinnipiac Law Review(Author) The Role of Federalism in the Disputed Selection of Presidential Electors: 1916 & 20002003
The Hartford Courant(Featured in) "Rental Agency Ruled Liable in Crash" by Lynne Tuohy2003
Stockholm: Norstedts Juridik(Editor) An Introduction to Medical Malpractice Law in the United States and Sweden--The Rights of Patients1992

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Princeton UniversityPoliticsAB (cum laude)1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Anatomy of a Superior Court CaseCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2015
Anatomy of a Superior Court CaseCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2014
Anatomy of a Superior Court CaseCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2013
Anatomy of a Superior Court CaseCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2011
Quarterly Business SeminarSocial Media and Your Business2010
Anatomy of a Superior Court CaseCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2010
Basic Litigation IICivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2009
Basic Litigation IICivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2008
Basic Litigation IICivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2007
Basic Litigation IICivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2006
Basic Litigation/Basic Litigation IICivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2005
Basic LitigationCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2004
Basic LitigationCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2003
Basic LitigationCivil Pretrial Litigation Practice and Procedure in Connecticut2002