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Glenn A. Perry

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Longview, TX

Sloan, Hatcher, Perry, Runge, Robertson, Smith & Jones Law Firm
101 East Whaley Street
Longview, TX 75601
Phone: 903-757-7000
Fax: 903-757-7574
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

A named partner in the Houston-based Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm, versatile attorney Glenn A. Perry focuses his practice on a broad range of personal injury matters, but he also has a lengthy record of success in criminal law and general litigation. For more than 30 years, Mr. Perry has successfully tried a diverse range of cases before federal and state courts. His extensive experience on both sides of the docket has garnered him numerous honors. Since 1996, he has been listed in "Best Lawyers of America,"* and he was selected as a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a prestigious organization that offers membership to less than 1 percent of trial lawyers in North America. Mr. Perry is board certified by the State Bar of Texas in personal injury law and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial advocate.

In 1972, Mr. Perry earned his undergraduate degree from Southern State College in Magnolia, Arkansas, with highest honors. He then went on to receive his law degree with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1975. Since then, Mr. Perry has published many legal articles in several legal publications. He is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of many local bar associations and legal organizations, including the distinguished Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Perry assists clients in Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas. He is licensed to practice law before the state courts of Texas and Arkansas; the U.S. District Courts for all districts of Texas; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Certificates and Credentials

About Glenn A. Perry

First Admitted: 1975, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.sloanfirm.com/Attorney-Profiles/Glenn-A-Perry.asp...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Gregg County Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • U. S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1979
  • Member, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1998
  • U. S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1979
  • Member, Director Emeritus, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • President, Rusk County Bar Association, 1977-1978
  • Member, Northeast Texas Bar Association
  • State Director, State Bar of Texas, 2001-2003
  • U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1975
  • President, East Texas Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1990-1991
  • U. S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1980
  • Member, Associate Director, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1986
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Arkansas, 2010
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Chairman, District 2-A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas, 1990-1991
  • Texas, 1975
  • President, East Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1988-1990
  • U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1980
  • U. S. Supreme Court, 1980
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • Member, Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Representation of a widow of a power plant worker severely burned and killed led to $2.4 million in compensation
  • When an airplane crash took the life of a construction worker, $1.25 million was recovered for the family
  • $1 million in compensation for the widow and children of a chemical plant worker who died due to a doctor's negligent failure to diagnose cancer
  • Glenn Perry has obtained countless six figure settlements or verdicts for victims in cases ranging from libel, professional malpractice, product liability, premises liability, will contests and deceptive trade practices
  • $9 million jury verdict in Cass County, Texas, for brain injured victim of civil rights violation
  • Recovered $1.7 million for a young carpenter who sustained a severe closed head injury when a garbage truck collided with his vehicle
  • Surviving mother a 19-year-old grocery store employee electrocuted by a defective meat grinder recovered a judgment for $1 million
  • Multimillion dollar settlement for two young pharmaceutical sales women severely injured in a collision caused by a road defect
  • Recovered $4.3 million in compensation for family of a 9-month old child that sustained brain damage due to medical negligence
  • $2 million in compensation was recovered for the families of two steel plant employees killed in an auto accident on their way home from work
  • An injured railroad employee obtained a verdict for $1.73 due to negligence
  • Obtained $1 million in compensation for a toddler who sustained permanent injuries due to the failure of a defectively designed infant car seat

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mr. Perry has written numerous articles regarding the trial of both personal injury and criminal cases and samples of his courtroom arguments and cross examinations have been included in several well known national tests on trial advocacy.  He has also been a frequent lecturer in legal conventions and seminars throughout Texas and in other states.

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified - Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trail Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Educational Background

  • Southern Arkansas University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1972
  • University of Texas, with honors, J.D., 1975

Honors/Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1998
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1996 - 2009
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Cause No. 05-C-534; Billy Ray Johnson v. Amox & Johnson, 5th District Court of Cass County, Texas, 2007
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Office Location for Glenn A. Perry

101 East Whaley Street
Longview, TX 75601

Last Updated: 4/10/2020

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