Brian Glorioso for State Representative
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About Brian Glorioso for State Representative
Brian L. Glorioso is married to Dawn Abney Glorioso, and is father of Elise Glorioso and Dominic Glorioso. He is a partner in the law firm of Tonry, Brinson and Glorioso, which has had its principal office in Slidell, Louisiana since the firm's inception in 2006. Mr. Glorioso is a graduate of Holy Cross High School New Orleans. He attended Louisiana State University, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, and elected twice to serve in student government for the University. Glorioso is also a graduate of the University of New Orleans where he received a bachelor's degree (BGS) in social science with emphasis in political science, history and sociology. After graduating from UNO, Glorioso attended law school at Loyola Law School New Orleans, graduating in 2000 in the top 15% of his class. Additionally, Glorioso completed a fellowship at the Loyola Institute of Politics, an invitation only leadership program aimed at giving each fellow a complete education on Louisiana politics. Glorioso attended Loyola Law School in the evening division allowing him to work full time while in law school. During his first year of law school, he worked as a school teacher at St. Lawrence the Martyr school where he taught computer science. He was then offered a law clerk position at the Louisiana Supreme Court, where he worked for the next two years during law school. After graduation he became an associate attorney at the law firm of Guste, Barnett and Shushan, the oldest law firm in Louisiana. At Guste, Barnett and Shushan, Glorioso represented numerous international, national, and local clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. Some representative clients included Cooper Tires, Volvo Trucks North America, Safeway Steel, Badger Fire Suppression Systems, Hamilton Beach Proctor Silex, Kohler International, and many local Louisiana businesses. Additionally, Mr. Glorioso represented the Fraternal Order of Police as Louisiana general counsel under Mr. Claude Schlesinger and then President of FOP Louisiana, Mr. Patrick Yoes. Glorioso then accepted a position at the law firm of Degan, Blanchard, and Nash, where he was a lead trial attorney handling litigation matters across Louisiana, and also pro hac vice in Courts in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. In 2006, Glorioso, along with his law partners, Richard Tonry and Raymond Brinson, founded the law firm of Tonry, Brinson and Glorioso, in Slidell, Louisiana. He also joined Mr. Brinson and Mr. Tonry as a partner in Patriot Title, L.L.C., and became a licensed title insurance producer. Since 2006, Glorioso's practice has focused on representing local businesses, and residents in a variety of legal matters, including real estate, business development, estate planning, successions, and complex litigation. Glorioso has helped numerous local businesses in their formation, and in developing their business models. In 2011, Glorioso represented a Slidell resident, Ms. Julie Demahy, in a case which was taken all the way to the United States Supreme Court. In that case, the Court issued a landmark ruling on the rights of individuals to seek redress from generic drug manufacturers. Currently, Glorioso is counsel for the St. Tammany Parish Corner's Office, representing the Corner in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation. Since graduating from law school, Glorioso has been involved in numerous public service and charitable projects. He volunteered for several years as a Breakthrough Team Leader with the Ulster Project New Orleans, a project working to break down the walls of intolerance and mistrust that exist between Catholic and Protestant groups in Northern Ireland. It was created through the efforts of like-minded peace seekers who strive towards the ultimate goal of creating a community of peace through fostering tolerance, understanding and friendship. In 2009, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for the University of New Orleans International Alumni Association, where he served on the Executive Committee. In 2010, he was elected to become the President of the University of New Orleans Alumni Association. He served as President of the Alumni Association from 2011 through 2012, and remained on the Executive Board through the 2012-2013 term as Past-President. In 2013, Mr. Glorioso was elected to serve on the University of New Orleans Foundation Board of Directors, the organization responsible for managing the University's endowment and real estate holdings. Additionally, in 2011 Mr. Glorioso was appointed by the President of the University of Louisiana System to serve on the search committee to select the new President of the University of New Orleans. During his term as President-Elect, Glorioso was a leader in the successful process to obtain legislative approval to remove UNO from the LSU System, and to associate UNO with the Louisiana System of universities. As president of the Alumni Association, Glorioso founded Crawfish Mambo, the largest fundraising event of the Alumni Association and the largest crawfish cook-off in New Orleans. Additionally, Glorioso has previously served as a Republican Executive Committee Member. Through Patriot Title and Tonry, Brinson and Glorioso, he has been a sponsor of numerous charitable events and organizations in Slidell over the past twelve years.