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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Al is a very professional and helpful attorney. I have never dealt with another disability attorney however, after hearing the nightmares of some of my friends who have filed and been denied, I rate him #1 as an attorney and new friend. Al was aware of my needs and was always there for us during the filing process. We were impressed with Al’s memory when it came to our case as well as the government requirements and the filing process. When it was time to go before the judge, he was very professional and knowledgeable of my case.
Al Hilado is a great attorney. He is very knowledgeable with the current worker’s compensation laws. He was available when I needed him. I am very thankful for all the help he gave me over the last few years. If I ever needed help again in the future I will definitely call on Al.
– Colleen B.