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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
Fax: 210-228-0602
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1990
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Health Care
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. Glenn has a state-wide practice, based in San Antonio, focused primarily on cases involving medical malpractice and nursing home abuse or neglect.

Mr. Cunningham is listed among the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Central & West Texas, and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers. He has a superb "10.0" rating through AVVO and an AV Preeminent peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is a Past President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a Past President of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, and a member of the Executive Committee of The National Trial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 50%Health Care
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home

Selections

14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022

About Glenn W. Cunningham

First Admitted: 1990, Texas

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

Educational Background

  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A. in Psychology, 1984

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Membership Excellence Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Making a Difference Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Managing Editor, Baylor Law Review, 1990
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Honors/Awards

  • 2018, President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • 2008, President, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • 2018, Top 50 Super Lawyers Central & West Texas, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • 2017, Top 50 Super Lawyers Central & West Texas, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • 2009-2020, Texas Super Lawyers, 2020
  • AV rated since the early 1990s, AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • 2020, Superb 10.0 Rating, AVVO, 2020
  • 2016, Top 30 Personal Injury Lawyers in San Antonio, SA Scene, 2016
  • 2017, Top 50 Personal Injury Lawyers in San Antonio, SA Scene, 2017
  • 2012 - 2020, Best Lawyers in San Antonio, SA Scene, 2020
  • 2011 - 2020, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • President, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2002 to present
  • Executive Committee, The National Trial Lawyers, 2012 to present
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Sustaining Member, Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Executive Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013 - 2019
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Chairman, Bexar County Justice PAC of SATLA, 2008
  • Vice President of Membership, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013, 2014
  • Vice President of Finance, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2015, 2016
  • Admitted, State Bar of Texas, 1990  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Med Mal Pearls and Pitfalls," Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Conference., 2021
  • “Assessing and Proving Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases,” University of Texas School of Law CLE, The Car Crash Seminar, 2021
  • Preface: The Crisis That Was Created,” Texas Tech Law Review Vol. 51, Book 4, 2019
  • “Medical Torts Update and Retrospective,” Soaking Up Some CLE 2019, A South Texas Litigation Course, State Bar of Texas, 2019
  • “Medical Torts Update and Retrospective,” El Paso County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2019
  • “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
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!” El Paso County Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2018
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!” South Plains Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2018
  • “When Personal Injury Settlements Meet Special Needs Planning,” University of Texas School of Law CLE, 2018
  • “Ethical and Effective Marketing,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association Annual Conference, 2018
  • “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!,” San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2017
  • “Legislative Update,” El Paso Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2017
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!,” Permian Basin Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2017
  • “Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases: An Evolutionary Tale,” Permian Basin Trial Lawyers Association CLE, 2016
  • “Arbitration Trends,” State Bar of Texas 23rd Annual Advanced Medical Torts Course, 2016
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • “Arbitration - Tips and Traps from the Plaintiff’s Perspective,” Texas Trial Lawyers Association 27th Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 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, 2014
  • “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
  • “Avoiding a Grievance/Malpractice: When Mama Ain’t Happy, Ain’t Nobody Happy!”, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association CLE Luncheon, 2013
  • “Recent Med Mal Cases 2012: The Good, 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
  • Faculty, Texas Advocacy College of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • "Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases", Texas Trial Lawyers Association Road Rules San Antonio - A Crash Course, 2011
  • "Medical/Legal Recap," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Real World CLE, 2011
  • "The Carreras Trap & Stockton Excuse", Texas Trial Lawyers Association 22nd Annual Medical Malpractice Conference, 2011
  • "Developing Case Theme and Theory", Texas Medical Board Trial Skills Course, 2011
  • "Top Ten Things a P.I. Lawyer Can Learn from a Med Mal Attorney," San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Real World CLE, 2011
  • "Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury Cases", San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association 4th Annual 'Real World' C.L.E., 2010
  • "Proving 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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "New Paradigms", State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Malpractice Course, 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", 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
  • "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 21st Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 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 (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
  • "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
  • "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
  • Texas Medical-Legal Jurisprudence Course, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1991 - 1994, 1991
  • "Arizona v. Youngblood: A Blueprint to Convict the Innocent?", 41 Baylor L. Rev. 775, 1989
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Office Location for Glenn W. Cunningham

14100 San Pedro Avenue
Suite 550
San Antonio, TX 78232

Phone: 210-228-0600

Fax: 210-228-0602

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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