David P. Glover

Professional Experience

With a proven trial-oriented practice, David Glover defends medical and dental care providers in malpractice and professional liability claims. He also defends clients in products liability cases and has trial experience in trucking litigation, premises liability, domestic relations, commercial and criminal law.

Glover’s more recent experience includes:

  • Lead trial counsel for a physician in a medical malpractice case; obtained a unanimous defense verdict
  • Lead trial counsel for a physician in a medical malpractice case; obtained a defense verdict
  • Lead trial counsel for a hospital in a medical malpractice case; obtained a defense verdict
  • Lead trial counsel for a medical device manufacturer in a products liability/medical negligence case; obtained dismissal in multiple companion cases

Glover was previously a Law Clerk to Judge William R. Wilson Jr., U.S. District Court, and a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District of Arkansas.


In 2017, the Arkansas Supreme Court appointed Glover to the Civil Practice Committee and, in 2018, to 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 President of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel.

Since 2018, 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.

Glover has lectured extensively on medical malpractice. His presentations include “Recent Developments in Arkansas Medical Malpractice and Products Liability” – 2007 and 2009 Arkansas Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting; “An Overview of Arkansas Medical Malpractice Law” – 2008, 2009, and 2010 Arkansas Dental Association Annual Meeting; “Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case” – 2008 NBI Continuing Legal Education Seminar; “A Primer on Arkansas Medical Negligence Law – You Bet Your Life, Loss of Life Damages in Arkansas” – Pulaski County Bar Association 2010 Medical Negligence Seminar.

Glover’s publications include Best’s Directories of Recommended Insurance Attorneys & Adjusters: Digest of Insurance Laws for Arkansas; Tort Law Desk Reference, A Fifty State Compendium, 2007 – 2014 ed., Arkansas Chapter.

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