Glen D. Wieland

Glen D. Wieland

Partner
Location:
Orlando, Florida
Phone:
407-841-7699
321-639-4777
Email:

Glen Wieland graduated from Presbyterian College in 1979 and went on to obtain his law degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. In 1982, he began his law career with the firm of Walker and Buckmaster, P.A., representing employers, insurance carriers and plaintiffs in both personal injury and workers’ compensation. In 1987, he joined Jim Kelaher and formed Kelaher & Wieland, P.A., representing only plaintiffs in both personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. He became board certified in workers’ compensation in 1990 and has remained board certified since that time. The firm is now known as Wieland & DeLattre, P.A. Glen was excited to have his son, Billy Wieland, join the firm in 2015.

Glen has twice served as president of the Florida Workers’ Advocates and still a member of the board of directors of that organization. He served as chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (now known as the Florida Justice Association) and was asked to serve as an advisory to the Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation on several occasions. He is currently on the executive council of the workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar Association and is a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. His father, Willian “Bill” Wieland, served as a Judge of Compensation Claims for over 23 years. Glen has served his community as past chair of the Orlando Area for the Homeless. He has been a member of the School Advisory Council for Conway Elementary School for 15 years. Glen is very active in his church serving as the attorney for St. Alban’s Cathedral, The Diocese of the Eastern United States of the Anglican Province of America and for the Anglican Province of America. Glen is a frequent lecturer on workers’ compensation issues and serves as a faculty member for the Trial Advocacy Seminar for the Florida Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. He is a member of the Workers Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG).

Glen has been married to Kennie Wieland for 38 years and their youngest son, Davie Wieland, is a workers’ compensation defense attorney with Goodman McGuffey, LLP. Workers’ compensation must be in the Wieland genes.

Areas of Practice

  • 65% Workers Compensation
  • 30% Personal Injury
  • 5% Social Security Disability

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Workers' Compensation, 1990 - Present

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982

Education

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Presbyterian College, South Carolina
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List

Published Works

  • Hullinger v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc, 548 So. 2d 231, 1989
  • AMS STAFF LEASING, INC. v. Arreola, 30 So. 3d 495, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Trial Advocacy Seminar , Florida Bar
  • Attorney Fees, Florida Bar
  • Exam of Experts and Major Contributing Cause

Honors and Awards

  • FWCI Workers Compensation Hall of Fame
  • Fellow in College of Workers Compensation Lawyer
  • President of Florida Workers Advocates 1990 & 1996
  • Chair of Workers Compensation of Florida Justice Association
  • Chair Elect of Workers Compensation Section of the Florida Bar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AAJ, Member
  • FJA, Eagle Member
  • ABA
  • FWA

Past Employment Positions

  • Wieland Hilado & DeLattre, Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past-Chairman and Trustee, Orlando Area Trust for the Homeless
  • Orange County Teen Court

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha