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Glen Tucker


Los Angeles

t: (310) 527-6660

d: (310) 527-6666


Glen E. Tucker is a Partner in the firm. His practice includes counseling, advising, and training various police departments and their officials on such varying subjects as police policy development, police policy field application, and departmental training of officers and police administrators in litigation avoidance and police defense strategies. Mr. Tucker began his legal career working on personal injury and medical malpractice defense cases. Since 1981, Mr. Tucker's primary practice area focus has been on the defense of public entities, particularly police officers and their departments, in civil rights litigation. Mr. Tucker has served as special litigation counsel for the City of Palm Springs Risk Management Department, litigating police cases and general liability matters.

• Mr. Tucker has argued the California Supreme Court case of Davidson v. City of Westminster (1982) 32 Cal. 3d 197, in which the High Court defined the issue of 'duty' in a negligence context as well as the extent and effect of various statutory and common law tort immunities as applied to police officers.

• Mr. Tucker was trial and appellate counsel on the case of Craig Teter v. City of Newport Beach, (2003) 30 Cal. 4th 446. In that case the California Supreme Court clarified that a person arrested for public intoxication is a prisoner for the purpose of Government Code Immunities and that there is no liability for damages sustained by a prisoner as a consequence of conditions that are common to all inmates and represent reasonable application of policy determinations by jail or prison authorities.

• Alamo Rent-A-Car v City of Palm Springs 9th circuit case which established the right of a municipality to tax off airport rent- a car facilities.

• Bleiberg v. Brown- California Supreme Court case which established guidelines wherein a patient can sue a doctor for defects not reasonably discovered within the statute of limitations

• State Bar of California

• US Supreme Court

• US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

• US District Court, Central, California

• Arbitrator, LA & Riverside Superior Court

• Hearing Officer, Newport Beach

• Judge Pro-Tem, LA Superior Court

• LA County Bar Assoc

• Manhattan Beach Little League President

• Manhattan Beach Zoning Commission

• P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor

• Loyola Marymount Alumni Board

  • Southwestern University Law School, JD, 1972
  • Loyola Marymount University, BA, 1966
  • Life Teaching Credential, California