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Practicing for over 35 years and board certified in workers’ compensation since 1990, Glen Wieland was destined to be a lawyer. Born and raised in Orlando, FL., Glen was strongly influenced by his father, who was one of the original workers’ comp lawyers in Central Florida before he sat as a judge for 23 years. Glen completed his undergraduate studies at Presbyterian College in South Carolina before receiving his law degree from The Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. He returned to Orlando in 1982 and began practicing law at Walker & Buckmaster, where he remained for five years. He then left to partner with another attorney for more than 10 years before forming Wieland, Hilado & DeLattre. As one of three attorneys, Wieland prefers the personal interaction between attorneys that can be found only in a firm of this size.
Highlights of Glen’s career include serving as president of the Florida Workers’ Advocates, a statewide organization of trial attorneys who specialize in workers’ compensation, as well as having a specialty in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury, automobile negligence, insurance disputes, wrongful death, toxic torts and Social Security disability. He is admitted to practice before the Middle Court of Florida.
Highly regarded among his peers, Glen was selected by his peers to be included as a member of The Best Lawyers in America. He has spoken on behalf of injured workers at the National Council of Insurance Legislators’ national meetings. He has also been recognized by Orlando Magazine as one of Orlando’s Best Attorneys and was awarded an AV rating from attorney review service, Martindale-Hubbell; their highest rating. Glen is also proud to belong to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, devoted only to trial lawyers who have achieved a settlement or verdict of a million dollars or more.
Outside of the firm, Glen has a strong passion for community service influenced by his mother, who was personally recognized by President George W. Bush for having spent more than 50 years in continuous volunteer work for the community. Glen is a former Chairman and Trustee for the Orlando Area Trust for the Homeless, Chancellor of Anglican Diocese of the East and Anglican Province of America. He is also happily married to Kennie Wieland and has two children, Billy and David, who are both currently practicing law.
Feel free to contact Glen as he is always here to assist.
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After my motor vehicle accident, I was not getting anywhere with workman’s compensation. When I met with Tom, he assured me that everything would be taken care of. Immediately, I was no longer going to a Centre Care, I was seeing specialists that greatly assisted me in my recovery. His concern for my well being was extraordinary. Tom is professional, reliable, and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I would not hesitate to recommend Tom to anyone who requires the serves of an excellent attorney.
Workers’ compensation law can be difficult to navigate and everyone needs the advice of a professional. When dealing with workers’ compensation, Al is on top of this process. He and his assistant Melody are always available to answer any question. They are very diligent and hard working, to serve you as a client. I am very thankful for their support and knowledge in handling my case.