Educational and Professional Background:
J.D. Loyola Law School, 1984
M.A. California State University, 1981
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles (Magna Cum Laude), 1980
Professor Glassman has taught Introduction to Appellate Advocacy since 1989. He also serves as the faculty advisor to UWLA students competing in state - wide and national moot court competitions. During Professor Glassman's tenure as moot court advisor, UWLA students have won best brief awards in the Roger Traynor Moot Court competition and reached the finals of the National Criminal Procedure Moot Court competition. In 2006, a UWLA team of students finished second in the written brief portion of the latter event, defeating more than 30 ABA institutions.
Professor Glassman has served as a Deputy Attorney General in the California Attorney General's office since 1984. He has briefed, argued and won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. On another occasion, he obtained a rare summary reversal from the Supreme Court. He has briefed and argued 10 cases before the California Supreme Court, and he represented the prevailing party in every case.
Professor Glassman's appellate experience as lead counsel also includes 17 published decisions in the United States Court of Appeals and 23 published decisions in the California Court of Appeal. In addition to his appellate work, Professor Glassman has conducted several jury trials and 10 evidentiary hearings in federal district court.