Chris Glover, Beasley Allen’s Atlanta managing attorney, is one of three finalists for Daily Report’s Georgia Legal Awards 2022 Attorney of the Year. The award recognizes a Georgia lawyer who had the biggest impact on the law or the Georgia legal community in 2021 or did the most to advance the cause of justice. The outlet will announce the winner during an awards gala on June 23 in Atlanta.
Chris focuses his practice on helping the injured and families of wrongful death victims. Since joining Beasley Allen in 2008, he has secured more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements for clients. These claims involved a variety of injuries and death claims. These claims resulted from faulty products and accidents involving cars, commercial trucks, workplaces and aviation.
Chris is proud of helping create the national Honda and Takata claims fund. The fund is for victims of recalled Takata airbags. He is pleased that the fund is still aiding clients whose lives the defective airbags badly impacted 10 years after the recall. Chris tries to ensure his clients have the financial and emotional ways to adjust to life after a tragedy.
He is known as a leader among his peers. Chris has served in leadership roles, including Chair of the American Association for Justice New Lawyer’s Division, President of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and Chair of the Emerging Leader’s Division of the Alabama Association for Justice. He recently finished a two-year term as Chair of the Georgia Lawyers Association’s Education Committee.
In 2018, the Georgia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) inducted Chris following a thorough nomination and voting process. He is also a member of the Attorney Information Exchange Group (AIEG) Trucking Committee and the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. In 2019, he was selected as a Distinguished Leader in the Georgia Legal Awards for showing clear leadership skills that helped achieve notable results for his clients.
Chris lectures for the Georgia Bar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, AIEG, and other legal associations. He has made about 12-15 continuing legal education presentations nationwide in 2021 and 2022.
He is also active in civic and charitable organizations. Chris is a board member for Urban TREC Homeless Ministry and the TREC India Orphanage and is a member of Jacksonville State University Alumni Association’s Atlanta Chapter. He also serves as an elder and Community Group Leader at Christ Covenant Church in Buckhead and is active in his children’s school.