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EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER GLENN W. CUNNINGHAM

At the Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham, we represent individuals throughout Texas in medical malpractice and nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Learn more about the representation we offer by scheduling your free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer. We can be reached online or by calling 210-787-3312.

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Bio

Background:

Glenn W. Cunningham is an experienced trial lawyer, with the legal expertise and the passion to help victims and their families secure justice in cases involving abuse, neglect or wrongful death.

Glenn W. Cunningham began his legal career in 1990 in the internationally renowned law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas. In 1994, Glenn became a named-principal in the firm Boston & Cunningham, P.C., before joining Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P. (now Andrews Kurth, L.L.P.) in Houston, Texas to strengthen the firm's professional negligence section in 1997.

In 2001, the San Antonio, Texas law firm of Maloney & Maloney, P.C. brought Glenn to San Antonio to head the firm's "nursing home negligence" section. In 2004, Glenn formed the Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham, where his mission to make a difference continues.

Success:

Glenn W. Cunningham has distinguished himself as a trial lawyer. He has achieved verdicts and settlements totaling tens of millions of dollars; results that not only provide relief for victims and their families, but deter future unacceptable behavior.

Glenn W. Cunningham credits much of his success as a trial lawyer to the 10 years that he spent as a defense attorney. During the years that Glenn defended doctors and hospitals, he learned the ins-and-outs of the health care system, the tricks that doctors, hospitals and their lawyers use to defend meritorious claims, where hospitals hide documents and relevant records, and how healthcare professionals cover for each other. Glenn utilizes this "inside " knowledge to advantage when prosecuting healthcare professionals for their negligence.

Professional Recognition:

Glenn W. Cunningham was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers and a Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer in San Antonio by S.A. Scene. Glenn was selected for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers, has an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating, and a Superb "10.0" rating from AVVO, also the highest rating.

Glenn W. Cunningham is on the Executive Committee of The National Trial Lawyers and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and is a past President of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association. Glenn is honored to serve on the Boards of such fine organizations -- organizations that fight daily to protect the rights of Texans to access the courthouse to secure justice.

Glenn W. Cunningham is recognized by colleagues as a scholar, in addition to being a talented trial lawyer. Beginning as a student at Baylor Law School, where he was the Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review, and continuing to the present, Glenn has published papers and articles on relevant legal topics, and is a frequent lecturer at statewide conferences.

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers of San Antonio, 2012, 2013, 2015 (Medical Malpractice), S.A. Scene
  • Membership Excellence Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Making a Difference Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • "AV" Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, since 2000
  • Superb "10.0" Rated, Avvo
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The National Trial Lawyers, Executive Committee, 2012
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2008 to 2008
  • Bexar County Justice PAC of SATLA, Chairman, 2008 to 2008
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2002 to Present

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Qui Tam

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: Baylor Law Review, Managing Editor
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: John C. Gabbert, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    • Honors: Judge James R. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship
    • Honors: Hilton E. Howell Memorial Scholarship
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Practice Court
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity
    • Honors: SBA Board of Governors
    • Honors: 1 L Class President
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Major: Psychology

Speeches & Presentations

  • “Seven Take Aways of the Texas Tech Law Review Project,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Conference, 2019.
  • “Health Care Liability Update,” State Bar of Texas 35th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, San Antonio, 2019.
  • “Medical Torts Update and Retrospective,” El Paso County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2019.
  • “Medical Torts Update and Retrospective,” Soaking Up Some CLE 2019, A South Texas Litigation Course, State Bar of Texas, 2019.
  • “Ethical and Effective Marketing,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Conference, 2018.
  • “When Personal Injury Settlements Meet Special Needs Planning,” University of Texas School of Law CLE, 2018.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” El Paso County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2018.
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2018.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” South Plains Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2018.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2017.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolving Standard,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Car Wreck Seminar, 2017.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” Permian Basin Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2017.
  • “Legislative Update,” El Paso County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2017.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolutionary Tale,” Permian Basin Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2016.
  • “Arbitration – Tips and Traps from the Plaintiff’s Perspective,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 27th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2016.
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016.
  • “Arbitration Trends,” State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Medical Torts Course, 2016.
  • “Capped Med Mal Cases – Tribulations, Traps & Tips,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 26th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2015.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolutionary Tale,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Midyear CLE Seminar, 2015.
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012 and 2014.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2013.
  • “Does a Medical Malpractice Practice Still Exist in Texas?,” St. Mary’s Law School Student Chapter of the American Association of Justice, 2013.
  • “Chapter 74 Reports: You Might Not Need the Kitchen Sink Anymore,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 24th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2013.
  • “Recent Med Mal Cases 2012: The Good, The Bad and Really Ugly,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 23rd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2012;
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases,” South Plains Trial Lawyer Association Luncheon, 2012.
  • “Top Ten Things a P.I. Lawyer Can Learn from a Med Mal Attorney,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Real World C.L.E., 2011.
  • “The Carreras Trap and Stockton Excuse,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Road Rules San Antonio – A Crash Course, 2011.
  • “Developing Case Theme and Theory,” Texas Medical Board Trial Skills Course, 2011.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4 th Annual ‘Real World’ C.L.E., 2010.
  • Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!” (Third Verse),” Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, 2009.
  • “New Paradigms: Life After Tort Reform,” Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 2008.
  • “Medical Malpractice Update,” State Bar of Texas 24th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, San Antonio, 2008.
  • “New Paradigms,” State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 2008.
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Car Wreck Seminar, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Houston Advocates Luncheon CLE, and Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2007-08.
  • “Ethics: Avoiding the Grievance Committee,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association’s ‘Real World’ CLE for Personal Injury Lawyers, 2007.
  • “Avoiding a Grievance / Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!” (Second Verse, Same as the First),” State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007.
  • “When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy,” State Bar of Texas 22nd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2006.
  • “Nursing Home Cases: Selection and Profitability,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 16th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2005.
  • “Recovering Damages After House Bill 4,” State Bar of Texas 21 st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005.
  • “The Money Pit: Liens and Subrogation Interests,” State Bar of Texas 21st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005.
  • “When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy,” Legal Ethics in Texas Seminar, 2005.
  • “New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made Whole Doctrine (Same Song – Second Verse),” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 15th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2004.
  • “Lien holders: Those Pesky Parasites,” South Texas College of Law Personal Injury/Automobile Injury Conference, 2004.
  • “How do Liens and Subrogations Influence the Damage Equation?”
  • State Bar of Texas “Real Damages After HB4” Seminar, 2004.
  • “New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 14th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2003.
  • “Settlements, Liens and Ethics,” State Bar of Texas 19 th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2003.
  • “Pressure Manometers: Standard of Care?” Cardiopulmonary Department of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, 2000.
  • “Witness Preparation,” Memorial Hermann Hospital System, 2000.
  • Mock Focus Group Presentation, Greater Houston Society of Healthcare Risk Management Education Day, Houston, Texas, 1999.
  • “Witness Preparation,” Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, 1999.
  • Mock Deposition of Dr. Janice Kay before Fourth Year Medical Students, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1998.
  • “Malpractice Claims: Avoiding the Trap,” Plastic Surgery Service, Dermatology Service, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1996.
  • Texas Medical-Legal Jurisprudence Course, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1991-1994.
  • “Statutory Hurdles to the Removal of Corneal Tissue,” Lion’s Eye Bank, Houston, Texas, 1994.
  • “Discoverability of House Staff Evaluations,” Graduate Medical Education Committee, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1994.
  • “Specialized Discovery Devices,” University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Civil Discovery Seminar, Dallas, Texas, 1994.
  • “Discoverability of Credentials Files,” Regional Risk Managers, Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, 1993.
  • “Medical Malpractice: Theory and Prevention,” Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1992.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolutionary Tale,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Midyear CLE Seminar, 2015.
  • Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases, South Plains Trial Lawyer Association C.L.E., 2012
  • The Carreras Trap & Stockton Excuse, Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011
  • Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Road Rules San Antonio - A Crash Course, 2011
  • Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4th Annual 'Real World' C.L.E., 2010
  • Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Car Wreck Seminar, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, Houston Advocates Luncheon CLE, and Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association CLE , 2008
  • Avoiding a Grievance / Malpractice: When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy!, (Second Verse, Same as the First, State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2007
  • When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy, State Bar of Texas 22nd Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2006
  • When Mama Ain't Happy, Ain't Nobody Happy, Legal Ethics in Texas Seminar, 2005
  • The Money Pit: Liens and Subrogation Interests, State Bar of Texas 21st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005
  • New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine, State Bar of Texas "Real Damages After HB4" Seminar, 2004
  • New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine (Same Song - Second Verse), Texas Trial Lawyers Association 15th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2004
  • New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine, Texas Trial Lawyers Association 14th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2003
  • New Malpractice Caps Will Hurt Children, Elderly, San Antonio Express-News, December 11, at 7B, 2003
  • The Most Commonly Encountered Liens and Subrogation Interests in Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Negligence Cases, State Bar of Texas 19th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2003
  • Arizona v. Youngblood: A Blueprint to Convict the Innocent?, 41 Baylor L. Rev. 775, 1989

Past Employment Positions

  • Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P, Associate, 1990 to 1994
  • Boston & Cunningham P.C., Principal, 1994 to 1997
  • Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton L.L.P., Senior Associate, 1997 to 2001
  • Maloney & Maloney, P.C., Section Head, 2001 to 2004

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