Glenn D. Levy graduated from The University of Texas in 1987 with a BBA in Finance.... more
Glenn D. Levy graduated from The University of Texas in 1987 with a BBA in Finance. He attended and graduated from St. Marys University School of Law in 1991 where he served as the Senior Associate Editor of the St. Marys Law Journal. From 1991-92 he served as Briefing Attorney for the Honorable George P. Kazen, United States District Judge, Southern District of Texas, Laredo Division. Glenn wa... view profile
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