Glenn T. Barger, Esq. is one of California’s most well-regarded litigation attorneys, including serving as lead counsel at multiple long cause, complex trials and has handled countless bodily injury, professional liability and construction matters which were ultimately settled throughout California. Mr. Barger was admitted to the State Bar of California, the United States District Court, and the California Supreme Court in 1991. He then began as an associate and ultimately became a Partner at Chapman Glucksman Dean Roeb & Barger, one of California’s premier full-service law firms. He is now available full-time at ADR Services, Inc. throughout California.
Throughout his accomplished career, Mr. Barger has handled numerous high-value, multi-party litigation matters worth upwards of seven and eight figures, including mass tort matters and class actions. He has experience with both state and federal court matters, including bankruptcy issues, and related procedural issues. Mr. Barger has extensive experience with bodily injury matters, including products liability, automobile/premises, transportation, sexual abuse, TBI claims and wrongful death actions; business and commercial litigation; construction, including contract disputes, delay claims, defects and Special Master assignments; commercial and residential real estate, including failure to disclose claims, standard C.A.R. forms and leasing agreements; employment; environmental and mass torts; landlord/tenant and habitability issues; and professional liability, including legal and medical malpractice. He is also well-versed in governmental and public entity issues, including immunities and inverse condemnation, subrogation, insurance and indemnity issues, including risk transfer issues related to all of the legal matters he mediates.
Mr. Barger is an active member of the community and is involved in several legal and professional organizations in Los Angeles. He is a past President of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and served on the LACBA Litigation Executive Committee. Mr. Barger is also an avid proponent of promoting civility and ethics in the courtroom and is highly respected by attorneys on both sides of the bar. He helped create the CAALA/ASCDC/LA-ABOTA Annual Joint Litigation Conference and worked with leaders of the Los Angeles Superior Court, CAALA and ABOTA to develop and implement the current successful Mandatory Settlement Conference program in the Personal Injury courts.
Mr. Barger has extensive trial, arbitration, and mediation experience, which he draws upon to assist parties in designing pragmatic and creative resolutions. He is consistently ranked in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America, has received various prestigious designations and has the distinction of achieving the highest rating of “AV-Preeminent” by the prominent national lawyer rating organization Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Barger has been published on Mold, Environmental and Bodily Litigation topics, the Crawford decision, SB 800 (Right to Repair Statutes), pre-trial motions, trial strategies and indemnity issues in various publications. These include: “A White Report For General Contractors On Apartment Conversion Issues”; “The Impact of Disappearing Carriers on Construction Defect Litigation”, The Construction Lawyer; “Additional Insured Endorsements: Their Vital Importance in Construction Defect Litigation”, The Construction Lawyer; “Managing Construction Defect Cases”, The Construction Lawyer; “In Defense Of Tight Building Syndrome, For The Defense, Joint Defense Agreements”, Verdict Magazine.
Mr. Barger has been a profiled speaker and panelist at numerous industry-related events, including: HB Litigation Conference (2009); Lorman’s California Mold Bodily Injury and Construction Conference (2002, 2003); MC2 Consultants Seminar (2007, 2008); Mealey’s Construction Conferences (2002, 2004, 2005); West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminars (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015); Association of Southern California Defense Counsel’s Annual Seminar (2004, 2009, 2013); Association of Southern California Defense Counsel and Construction Defect Claims Managers’ CD Seminar (2005-2013); California Building Industry Association Annual Meeting (2004); CLM Conference on Mediation (2018); CAALA Las Vegas on General Damages (2016); Perrin Conference Florida (2016, 2017) and CAALA/ASCDC/LA-ABOTA Joint Litigation Conference (2016, 2017, 2018).