Educational Background

  • Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge.
  • Sam Houston State University, B.S. 1976.
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1982.

Work Experience

  • The Law Offices of Dennis Herlong - 2000 to present. The practice includes the trial and appeal of civil cases in all state and federal courts, including business torts, employment, antitrust, securities, real estate, defamation, franchising, corporate and business litigation.
       
  • Glickman, Herlong & Hughes, L.L.P. - partner from 1991-1999.
       
  • Law Clerk, Honorable James F. Warren - First Court of Appeals (1982-83).
  • Admitted to practice before the United State Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eight Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and all courts in the State of Texas.


Professional Certifications and Associations

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2005 – 2014
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2005-2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Texas 2010, 2012 – Texas Super Lawyers
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board in Legal Specialization.
  • Chairman, Texas Board of Legal Specialization Civil Trial Advisory Commission (1999-2000).
  • Co-Chair, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars Committee (2002-3).
  • Past Chairman, Houston Bar Association Litigation Section (1996-7).
  • President, First Court of Appeals Alumni Association(1991-6).
  • Lecturer, Civil Trials and Employment.
  • Member State Bar of Texas and Houston Bar Association.

 


Speeches and Papers

  • "Million Dollar Verdicts" - South Texas College of Law.
  • "Voir Dire" - University of Texas School of Law.
  • "Trial of Employment Cases" - Houston Bar Association Litigation Seminar.
  • "Damages in Libel/Slander/Malicious Prosecution Cases" - South Texas College of Law.
  • "Screening for Blockbuster Cases" - Houston Bar Association Labor & Employmen.
  • "Presenting Powerful Expert Testimony" - University of Texas School of Law.
  • "Recent Trends in Business Tort Lawsuits" - University of Houston,.
  • "Hot Issues in Employment Law" - Houston Bar Association.
  • "Use of Visuals in Direct Examination" - National. Employment Law Association.
  • "What Employers Do To Help Plaintiffs Win!" - Galleria Chamber of Commerce, Employment Law Update.
  • "Why Juries Return Big Verdicts" - After Hours Business Network, 1999.
  • "Questions and Answers Regarding What Employers Do to Help Plaintiffs Win" - Stromar Education Seminar.
  • "What Makes a Good Plaintiff's Employment Case" - Houston Bar Association Labor & Employment Section.
  • "Trying Employment Cases," University of Houston Employment Law Seminar.
  • "What Makes a Good Plaintiff's Case," Equal Employment Law Seminar.
  • "Trying Employment Cases," South Texas College of Law Personal Injury Seminar.
  • "Winning Trial techniques," American Bar Association Employment Seminar.
  • "Age Discrimination," University of Houston Employment Law Seminar.
  • "How to Try an Employment Case," Houston Bar Association.
  • "How Employers Can Avoid Costly Suits," After Hours Business Group.
  • "Age Discrimination", University of Houston Law Seminar.
  • "How to Try an Employment Case", Houston Bar Association.
  • "How to Settle an Employment Case", South Texas College of Law.
  • "Trying Fraud and Detrimental Reliance Cases," State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Employment Conference.
  • "Ins and Outs of Arbitration Cases," South Texas College of Law Advanced Civil Trial Law Conference.
  • "Age Discrimination," University of Houston Advanced Civil Employment Conference,.
  • "How to Try Employment Cases," Houston Bar Association.
  • "Privacy Issues in the Workplace," Houston Bar Association.
  • "Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued," University of Houston.
  • "How to Win Employment Cases," Houston Bar Association.
  • "Winning to Juries in Employment Cases," Houston Bar Association.
  • "Winning Strategies in Employment Cases," Houston Bar Association.
  • "Representing Executives in Litigation", Texas Southern University.
  • "Top Mistakes the Other Side Makes", Houston Bar Association.
  • "Drafting Executive Employment Agreements", Texas Institute of CLE.
  • "How the Pieces Fit Together in Trial," Texas Institute of CLE.
  • "Keeping your Client Out of Jail," State Bar of Texas.
  • “Legal Issues in the Executive Suite”, State Bar of Texas.
  • “ Sexual Harassment Cases”, Greater Houston Anesthesiologists Association.
  • “Ethical Representation of Employees”, Houston Bar Association.



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