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Glenn M. Holley

Glenn M. Holley
Partner
Sacramento, CA
Telephone: 916-567-0400
FAX: 916-568-0400
E-mail: gmh@szs.com
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Glenn was born in Walnut Creek, California, and grew up in North Lake Tahoe. He has practiced law since 1985, focusing on general civil defense, professional malpractice defense, public entity defense, medical malpractice defense and alternative dispute resolution (he is a certified mediator). When Glenn is not working, he can often be found at Lake Tahoe with his family, hiking, skiing, swimming and playing golf.

Professional History

  • 2006 to Present - Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP, Sacramento, CA
    Partner
  • 2003 to 2006 - Tweedy & Holley, Sacramento, CA,
    Partner
  • 1989 to 2003 - Bolling Walter & Gawthrop, Sacramento, CA
    Partner
  • 1986 to 1989 - General Civil and Criminal Defense Practice, Sacramento, CA

Education

  • J.D., Western State University School of Law, San Diego, CA, 1985
    • Member of Law Review, Western State University Criminal Justice Journal
    • American Jurisprudence Award – Contracts
    • American Jurisprudence Award – Wills
  • B.A. (Political Science), California State University, Chico, 1979
    • Director - Environmental Law - Community Legal Information Center
    • Student Liaison - Faculty Hiring Committee
  • Fellow - American Board of Trial Advocates, National Trial College, Harvard Law School, 2016
  • Institute for Conflict Management, LLC - Mediation Certificate, Santa Monica, CA, 2005

Admissions

  • California, 1985
  • United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit, 2012
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 1985
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2017

Honors and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
    • Member 1991 - Current
    • Board of Directors - Current
    • Co-Chair Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Committee - Current
    • Marketing Committee - Current
    • Executive Committee (at large) - 2017
    • Insurance Committee Chair - 2017
    • Transportation Chair - 2016
    • Basic Training Series XXI Chair - 2016
  • California State Representative - Defense Research Institute (DRI) - Current
    • Kevin Driskill Outstanding State Representative Award - 2017
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Member 2009 - Current
    • 2018 Annual Meeting Steering Committee - Current
  • DRI Membership Committee - Current
    • Liaison to State Membership Chairs for California, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana and Utah
    • Liaison to State and Local Defense Organizations
  • DRI Committees
    • Professional Liability
    • Insurance Law
    • Medical Liability & Health Care Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Top Lawyers 2015 - Sacramento Magazine

Published Decisions

  • Payne v. Rader 167 Cal.App. 4th 1569 (2008)

Presentations

  • Moderator, Traumatic Brain Injury, Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada Annual Meeting - 2017
  • Liens, Corporate Counsel, AT&T, San Francisco - 2017
  • Deposing plaintiffs in general defense and professional liability actions - Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP - 2015
  • Electronic Discovery - A Primer, Schuering, Zimmerman & Doyle - 2008
  • Ex Parte Communications with Treating Physicians, Schuering, Zimmerman & Doyle - 2007
  • Liens Handbook, Schuering, Zimmerman & Doyle - 2007
  • Summary of Presented Topics of the Association of Defense Counsel, Schuering, Zimmerman & Doyle - 2011
  • Principals of Litigation. Nationwide Insurance Company. Sacramento, CA, September 1997.
  • Defending Low Impact Soft Tissue Cases. A Presentation to various insurance companies, third party administrators and claims representatives. Sacramento, CA, August 1996.
  • Wrongful Death Damages. California State Automobile Association. Sacramento, CA, September 1995.
  • Damages Available to the Personal Injury Plaintiff. A presentation to various insurance companies and claims representatives. Sacramento, CA, April 1993.

Community Service

  • Kiwanis Club of Carmichael
    • Member of Service Leadership Committee
    • Advisor to Circle K Club (college)
    • Community Service Committee
    • Risk Management Committee

Personal Interests

  • Family
  • Archery, Golf, Skiing, Sailing, Music
    • Member of El Dorado Hills Bowmen
  • Cooking (including eating!)
  • Travel
  • Member of Sacramento County Historical Society