David P. Glover

Professional Experience

With a proven trial-oriented practice, David Glover defends medical providers in malpractice and professional liability claims. He also defends medical device companies in products liability cases and has first-chair trial experience in multiple areas of civil litigation including trucking, land disputes, domestic relations, and business litigation.

Glover’s more recent experience includes:

  • Lead trial counsel for a physician in a medical malpractice case involving care in an emergency department; plaintiffs nonsuited the case after the testimony of their expert.
  • Lead trial counsel for a physician in a medical malpractice case involving an alleged birth injury; obtained a unanimous defense verdict.
  • Lead trial counsel for a physician in a medical malpractice/wrongful death case involving emergency care provided to a mother and newborn; obtained a unanimous defense verdict in both the mother and child’s claims.
  • Lead trial counsel for a medical device manufacturer in a products liability/medical negligence case; obtained dismissal in multiple companion cases.


In 2020, Glover was voted into membership of the invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. Glover is serving in his second terms on both the Arkansas Supreme Court’s Civil Practice Committee and the Committee on Professional Conduct. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Arkansas Bar Association (tenured delegate to the House of Delegates), the Pulaski County Bar Association, the William R. Overton Inn of Court (President, 2010-2011) and the Defense Research Institute. He is a member of the International Society of Barristers (invitation only), International Association of Defense Counsel (invitation only) and a Past-President of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel.

Glover chronicled his experience serving as lead counsel in one of the first civil jury trials in any Arkansas state court since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered the courts in March 2020. “Trying Times During COVID-19: A review of the risk-versus-benefit analysis of whether to try individual cases… and when,” appeared in the Fall/Winter 2020 issue of Voir Dire, a publication of the American Board of Trial Advocates, as well as the Winter 2021 issue of The Arkansas Lawyer.

Glover has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. Glover has received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating through LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, www.martindale.com/ratings. He has been recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer since 2013 for his work in Medical Malpractice Defense and listed in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as one of “The Top 50” in Arkansas. Chambers USA also listed Glover as an “Up and Coming” attorney in General Litigation in 2014 and 2015 and he has been listed as a “Band 2” litigator in Arkansas in Medical Malpractice Defense since 2015. Benchmark Litigation has identified him as a “Future Star” since their 2017 edition.

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