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Glen Wilkerson

Glen Wilkerson is an experienced trial attorney who specializes in commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, construction litigation, insurance litigation, and professional liability. Glen has successfully represented clients of all types in front of juries and judges throughout the State of Texas.

Representative Experience

Counsel for the plaintiffs in development and resolution of mid-seven figure settlement of complex truck death case involving driver conduct and training, fleet maintenance supervision, duties of maintenance facilities, and product’s liability issues.

Lead Counsel for the plaintiff in resolution of truck personal injury case involving complex medical issues involving extensive loss of vision for a retired executive.

Represented a Fortune 500 company in defense of a multi-million dollar claim involving fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims, with successful assertion of trade secret defense to prevent discovery of confidential business information.

Successfully represented a Fortune 500 company in defense of temporary injunction proceedings in an employment covenant not to complete relating a $200 million project of an employee in Saudi Arabia and related to contracts with the Saudi government.

Qualifications
  • State Bar of Texas (admitted 1971) (Sections: Litigation, Construction Law, Insurance.)
  • United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Former Director, Austin Bar Association
  • Former Instructor, University of Texas Law School, Trial Tactics and Texas Civil Procedure
Education

University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1971)

University of Texas-Arlington (B.S. Major Biology / Minor Chemistry) 1965)

Super Lawyer in Civil Trial Law Field, Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazines
(2003-2017)

Associate Member, American Board of Trial Advocates

Associate Editor, Texas Law Review

Order of the Coif, University of Texas

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Presentations

Texas Bar 29th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course. Recent Developments Relating to Expert Testimony: Opinions Refining Reliability and Qualification Requirements, Trend of Application of Rule 702, Expert Requirements to Rule 701 “Lay Experts,” and the Use of Expert Testimony in Proving Standard of Care. (July 2013)

Austin Bar Association. Ultimate Trial Notebook Seminar. Using an iPad at Trial. (November 2012)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Elevating Your Skill Level Easily: Mastery of Google Advanced Search and Google Scholar. (August 2012)

Austin Bar Association. Ultimate Trial Notebook Seminar. The Influential Advocate: Impressing the Jury. (November 2011)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Proving the “Standard Of Care” in Negligence Cases:  Opportunities and Challenges for Defense Counsel. (September 2011

Austin Bar Association, Litigation Section. What to Read about the Law of Voir Dire and Jury Selection on the Night Before Trial. (March 2011)

University of Texas Construction Law Conference, Belo Mansion, Dallas, Texas. State of the Art Dispute Resolution and Technological Innovations in the mediation of Construction Disputes (Panel Presentation) (September 2010)

State Bar of Texas, Soaking Up Some CLE: South Padre Personal Injury Litigation Seminar, Austin, Texas. Frank’s Casing – Practice Implications of the Anticipated Opinions on Rehearing.  (May 2006)

Austin Bar Association, Construction Law Section. How Arbitration is Privatizing Substantive Law in Texas – Implications for the Construction Practitioner. (May 2006)

Austin Bench Bar Meeting. Implications of the Changes in the Law of Arbitration. (Spring 2006)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel Conference, Austin, Texas. Enhanced Internet / Search Proficiency. (April 2005)

Lorman Education Services, Houston, Texas. Dispute Resolution Options for Construction Defect Claims: The Rise of Arbitration, Contractual Jury Waivers, and Contractual Form Selection, Construction Defect Claims in Texas. (January 2005)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, Austin, Texas. Cross Examination of Experts. (February 2004)

Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, Austin, Texas. Reflections on Cross Examination of Experts. (February 2004)

Austin Home Builders Association. Risk Management for Home Builders and Subcontractors. (February 2003)

Texas Bar Advanced Mold Litigation Seminar. Trying the Mold Case: Plaintiff, Defense, and Judicial Perspective. (February 2003, March 2003)

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Seminar, Lakeway Resort, Texas. Five Keys to Better Claims Adjusting in First Party Claims. (March 2003)

University of Texas Engineering School. The Professional Engineer as Expert Witness in Civil Litigation. (November 2003)

Tort Settlements after HB4. (November 2003), Travis County Bar Association Litigation Section (September 2002)

Evidence Law Symposium, University of Texas Law School. Reservation of Rights and Insurance Coverage – An Update (March 2001)

Las Vegas Texas Association of Defense Counsel Conference. Sham Settlements in Death Cases: Defense Strategies in Light of Utts v. Short. (December 2000)

Meeting of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Orlando, Florida. Recent Developments in Texas Medical Malpractice Litigation. (Fall 1997)

Subrogation and Liens in Personal Injury (1996)

Publications

What is the Standard of Care in Litigation?, Building and Construction Magazine (Fall 2010)

Lead-Author, Analysis of Recent Attempts to Assert Medical Negligence Claims Outside of article 4590i, The University of Texas Law School Review of Litigation, David M. Davis, Glen M. Wilkerson, Wes Cleveland, and Michael P. Young, Vol. 20, No. 3, published Summer 2001 by the University of Texas School of Law Publications

Community Activities and Awards

Member Oak Hills United Methodist Church