A practicing lawyer for more than 30 years, Bradley Glazier has presented dozens of cases to judges, juries and arbitrators. He is a frequent speaker at employment litigation seminars. He has made presentations for the Council on Education in Management, the Michigan Association for Justice and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), to name a few. He has been a contributing author to Michigan Chamber of Commerce publications and the quarterly newsletter published by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Glazier has served as a faculty member for National Business Institute seminars on eminent domain issues.
Mr. Glazier is active in bar organizations. In 2004, Mr. Glazier was elected President of the Western Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and serves on the standing committee reviewing local rules for the same association. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Glazier served on the Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. In 2014, he was elected to a position as trustee on the Board of Trustees for the Grand Rapids Bar Association. He is a member and past chairperson of the Labor and Employment Section of the Grand Rapids Bar Association.
Since 2006, Mr. Glazier has been selected by his peers as a "Michigan Super Lawyer" and has been selected of one of The Best Lawyers in America® in the specialties of labor and employment law since 2007. In 2009, Mr. Glazier was invited to join and selected to be a member of the American Board of Trial advocates ("ABOTA"). Mr. Glazier was also named "Grand Rapids Best Lawyers Employment Law - Individuals Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 and 2015. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership in this prestigious organization is limited to trial lawyers who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements.
In addition to representing clients as a trial lawyer, Mr. Glazier is also retained to resolve or help resolve disputes. He serves as a case evaluator in disputes before the Kent County Circuit Court and has been appointed as a referee by the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Mr. Glazier serves as a mediator who assists in negotiating case settlements. He is listed on the court-approved civil mediators roster for the Kent County Circuit Court and the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Mr. Glazier has also served on the national roster of neutral arbitrators maintained by the American Arbitration Association.
Mr. Glazier has argued appeals of cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Michigan Court of Appeals. He has also been admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Glazier has also taught aspiring lawyers law office management at Cooley Law School as an Adjunct Professor. He maintains a blog entitled "You're Fired" about Michigan employment law.