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News & Events 2017-08-30T15:04:59+00:00

2017 is a big year for Glasser and Glasser, as it marks our 85th year serving our diverse clientele.  Our firm was founded in 1932 by Bernard Glasser.  At the height of the Great Depression, some of his clients were only able to pay for his legal services with corn or pecans.  As the years passed, he was joined by his sons Richard and Michael, and many other talented attorneys and staff. We’ve come a long way from our beginnings, still our current building is very near where it all began.

Glasser and Glasser employs hundreds of people who take pride in the quality of work the firm provides to our clients.

Rachel E. VanHorn has been selected to the 2017 Virginia Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Anders T. Sleight has been nominated and selected for membership in the George Mason chapter of the American Inns of Court, which is a nationwide assocation of lawyers and judges who gather for monthly dinner meetings devoted to professional development.

Michael A. Glasser profiled in Inside Business, You can read the full article at Inside Business Article

Michael A. Glasser was named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year” for Norfolk. Additionally, Michael Glasser will be included in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy, and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law.

Mark Groves has been elected Treasurer of the National Creditors Bar Association (“NARCA”) for a two year term.

William Moore has been elected Vice President of the Virginia Creditors Bar Association for a two year term.

Attorney William Moore, resident to Glasser and Glasser, P.L.C.’s Fairfax, Virginia office was a presenter on “Post Judgment Collections” for continuing legal education hosted by the Prince William County Bar Association.

ALFN announces the appointment of Kelly R. Gring to Board of Directors ALFN Announcement

Mark K. Groves has been re-elected to another two-year term as Director of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys.

Glasser and Glasser, P.L.C. has been appointed as outside Collection Agent for the Office of the Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney for the collection of court ordered debt.

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities presented the 50th Annual Humanitarian Awards at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Michael Glasser was one of the award recipients.

A lifelong member of the Tidewater community, Glasser has been involved in a number of organizations assisting people of diverse backgrounds and has followed in the philanthropic footsteps of his parents Bernard (of blessed memory) and Rose Frances Glasser.

The honor is bestowed upon those “individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.”

Michael A. Glasser has been selected to be included in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law.

Glasser and Glasser, P.L.C, was awarded the 2013 Community Service Award for its commitment and dedication in contributing to the betterment of its community by the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) at its recent Fall 2013 conference held in Washington, D.C. The firm’s employees and attorneys volunteered their time and raised money for a number of causes throughout the year including, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Legal Food Frenzy campaign, and Soles4Souls organization.

In support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s “Over the Edge” event, Glasser partner Mark Groves volunteered to rappel down a 200 foot building while the firm’s other attorneys and employees rallied to the cause by raising $2,000 towards granting wishes for children with life threatening medical conditions. NARCA made an additional $1,000 donation to the Foundation on behalf of Glasser and Glasser in recognition of their 2013 Community Service Award.

Groves noted “The Make-A-Wish foundation touches the hearts of many and several of our employees have gone on to receive additional “Wish Granter” training and participated in other events. The foundation brings out the best in people and we are proud to support it and other good causes for our community.”

In addition to its work with the foundation, Glasser and Glasser once again competed in the 7th annual Virginia Legal Food Frenzy campaign, raising donations of canned-goods and cash in support of local homeless shelters and food banks. Firm employees also volunteered their time at the food bank to help pack and distribute meals.

Supporting those in need, both in the U.S. and abroad, Glasser staff worked with the Soles4Souls organization this Summer to solicit and collect over 250 pairs of shoes which were distributed to victims of natural disasters and others in need.

“We are blessed with the opportunity to be of service to our community and extend our special thanks to all our staff who so generously participated throughout the year,” said Groves.

Michael Glasser was named a “Top Rated Lawyer in Banking and Finance Law” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell. He is also listed by Martindale-Hubbell as “AV Preeminent” peer review rating (the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards)

Michael Glasser was selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th edition (2013) for his work in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law.

Richard S. Glasser has been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013, for his work in the practice ares of Personal Injury Litigation. This year’s listing marks twenty five consecutive years that he has been so listed.

January 2017

2017 is a big year for Glasser and Glasser, as it marks our 85th year serving our diverse clientele.  Our firm was founded in 1932 by Bernard Glasser.  At the height of the Great Depression, some of his clients were only able to pay for his legal services with corn or pecans.  As the years passed, he was joined by his sons, Stuart (now retired), Richard, and Michael, and [...]

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