Glenn W. Cunningham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham
 | 14100 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 550
San Antonio, TX 78232
Phone: 210-228-0600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Glenn W. Cunningham is an experienced trial lawyer with the legal expertise and the personal passion needed to help injured victims and families secure justice. Mr. Cunningham began his legal career in 1990 with the internationally renowned law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., in Houston, Texas. In 2004, Glenn formed the Law Offices of Glenn W. Cunningham, in San Antonio, where his mission to make a difference continues. Today, Glenn continues to focus the majority of his practice on cases of medical malpractice and nursing home abuse or neglect in Bexar County and statewide.

Over the years, Mr. Cunningham has been honored to hold leadership positions in professional organizations.  He is the President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), a Past-President of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (SATLA), and a member of the Executive Committee of The National Trial Lawyers -- associations which fight daily to protect the rights of individuals to pursue justice and compensation through the courts. He has received numerous other professional honors as well, including being listed as a one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers, and one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Central & West Texas.  Mr. Cunningham has a superb "10.0" rating through AVVO and an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018

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About Glenn Cunningham

Admitted: 1990, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.cunninghamfirm.com/Attorney/Glenn-W-Cunningham.sh...

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in San Antonio, S.A. Scene Magazine, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Superb "10.0" Rated, Avvo
  • "AV" Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, since 2000
  • 1 L Class President, Baylor University School of Law
  • SBA Board of Governors, Baylor University School of Law
  • Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity, Baylor University School of Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Practice Court, Baylor University School of Law
  • Hilton E. Howell Memorial Scholarship, Baylor University School of Law
  • Judge James R. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship, Baylor University School of Law
  • John C. Gabbert, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Baylor University School of Law
  • Dean's List, Baylor University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • President-elect, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • President, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Chairman, Bexar County Justice PAC of SATLA, 2008
  • Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Executive Committee, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Fellowship Member, Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vice President of Finance, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2015, 2016
  • Vice President of Membership, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013, 2014
  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas, 1990  
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2002 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Underwriter, Meating the Need (a charity that feeds the homeless in San Antonio, Texas)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 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 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
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolutionary Tale”, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Midyear CLE Seminar, 2015
  • "Capped Med Mal Cases – Tribulations, Traps & Tips", Texas Trial Lawyers Association 26th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2015
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 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, Bad and Really Ugly,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 23rd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2012
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 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 CLE, 2011
  • Medical/Legal Recap, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Real World C.L.E. , 2011
  • "Developing Case Theme and Theory", Texas Medical Board Trial Skills Course, 2011
  • "Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases", Texas Trial Lawyers Association Road Rules San Antonio - A Crash Course, 2011
  • "The Carreras Trap & Stockton Excuse", Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011
  • "Proving 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", San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4th 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", State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 2008
  • "Medical Malpractice Update", State Bar of Texas 24th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, San Antonio, 2008
  • "New Paradigms: Life After Tort Reform", Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 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, 2008
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Recovering Damages After House Bill 4", State Bar of Texas 21st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 2005
  • "Nursing Home Cases: Selection and Profitability", Texas Trial Lawyers Association 16th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 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
  • "How do Liens and Subrogations Influence the Damage Equation?", State Bar of Texas "Real Damages After HB4" Seminar, 2004
  • "Lienholders: Those Pesky Parasites", South Texas College of Law Personal Injury/Automobile Injury Conference, 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", 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
  • "Settlements, Liens and Ethics", State Bar of Texas 19th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 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
  • "New Malpractice Caps Will Hurt Children, Elderly", San Antonio Express-News, December 11, at 7B, 2003
  • "New and Old Money Grubbers: Liens, Subrogation and the Made-Whole Doctrine", Texas Trial Lawyers Association 14th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2003
  • "Witness Preparation", Memorial Hermann Hospital System, 2000
  • "Pressure Manometers: Standard of Care?", Cardiopulmonary Department of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, 2000
  • "Witness Preparation", Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, 1999
  • Mock Focus Group Presentation, Greater Houston Society of Healthcare Risk Management Education Day, Houston, Texas, 1999
  • Mock Deposition of Dr. Janice Kay, 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
  • "Specialized Discovery Devices", University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Civil Discovery Seminar, Dallas, Texas, 1994
  • "Discoverability of House Staff Evaluations", Graduate Medical Education Committee Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1994
  • "Statutory Hurdles to the Removal of Corneal Tissue", Lion's Eye Bank, Houston, Texas, 1994
  • "Discoverability of Credentials Files", Regional Risk Managers, Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Houston, Texas, 1993
  • "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
  • "Arizona v. Youngblood: A Blueprint to Convict the Innocent?", 41 Baylor L. Rev. 775, 1989
  • Texas Medical-Legal Jurisprudence Course, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1991 - 1994

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Top 50 Central & West Texas, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Top 50 Personal Injury Lawyers in San Antonio, S.A. Scene, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in San Antonio, S.A. Scene, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Top 30 Personal Injury Lawyers in San Antonio, S.A. Scene, 2016
  • Managing Editor, Baylor Law Review, 1990
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Making a Difference Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association 2008,  Membership Excellence Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association 2009 

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A. in Psychology, 1984
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Office Location for Glenn W. Cunningham

14100 San Pedro Avenue
Suite 550
San Antonio, TX 78232

Phone: 210-228-0600

 

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Last Updated: 3/13/2018

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