Glenn Armentor

Founder & General Partner

Areas of Practice


Offshore drilling in production rig accidents


Land-based workers' compensation-on the job accidents


Water-based longshoreman and harbor workers compensation act / on the job accidents


Automotive, trucking and motorcycle accidents


Highway defect accidents


Environmental law and toxic tort actions


Products liability actions


Medical malpractice


Sports injuries


Railroad crossing and derailment accidents


Fire, explosion and electrocution injuries


Catastrophic event injuries


Slip / trip and fall and premises accidents


Discrimination in housing and employment


  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette- Lafayette, Louisiana
    • Political Science and Pre-Law (May, 1974)
  • Louisiana State University, School of Law –Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate (May, 1977)
  • Continuing legal education classes / seminars averaging 32 hours / year
  • United States Department of Justice , Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
    • Advanced Organized Crime Seminar, July 22-25, 1973

Bar Admissions

  • American Bar Association, member since 1977
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, member since 1977
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association, member since 1977
    • Board of Directors 1981-85
    • Treasurer , 1986-87
    • Secretary, 1987-88
    • Vice president, 1987-88
    • President, 1988-89
  • American Association for Justice, member since 1977
  • Member-ACCT (political action committee) since 1977
  • National Leadership Forum, from 2009
  • Louisiana Association for Justice, member since 1977
    • Student member, 1974-77
    • Board of governors, 1986-92
    • Council of Directors, 1993-2004
    • Executive Committee, 2005-present
    • Director of Membership, 2006-2010
    • Honorary “Life Member”, 1983 –present
    • President-Elect, September, 2011
    • President, September 2012
    • Immediate Past President, September 2013
  • Lafayette Trial Lawyers Association, member since 1984
    • Founder of the association, 1984
    • Vice president, 1984-86
    • President 1986-88
  • American Council of Trial Advocacy , member since 1989

Community Service


  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana, Inc., affiliation since 1980-present
    • Charter member, original board of directors
    • Office holder of every official office of the organization
    • Property search committee, chairman
    • Official “Running of the Ducks” Fundraiser, chair 1988
    • Official “Steak and Burger Dinner” Fundraiser, chair 1986
    • Gold Medallion Award of Boys and Girls clubs of America for “unusually devoted service”, June, 1988
    • “Support-a-Boy” Campaign Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Participation , 1989
    • Boys Clubs “Life Trustee Award” , 1994
  • Top-Pro Boxing, Incorporated, organizer, 1981
    • Vice president, chief fundraiser, 1981-84
    • President and promoter, 1984-87
    • Development committee and talent search chairman, 1981-87
  • Golden Gloves of Louisiana, Member, Board of Directors, 1982-1989
    • Sustaining member to the present date, and committed to the betterment of youth through athletic excellence
  • Ragin’ Cajun Amateur Boxing Club, affiliation since 1985
    • Major fundraiser and supporter, 1985-2002
    • Benefactors group, organizer and chief sponsor, 2003 –present
    • Financial and legal consultant, 2003-present
    • Youth development advisor and coordinator, 2003-present
  • Citizens for Public Education, founding member, 1988
    • Member, original board of directors, 1989-90
    • Member, Lafayette Public Education Fund, seeking to improve the deliverance of public education to students in southwest Louisiana, 1989
  • Louisiana Golden Gloves, State Championship Boxing Tournament
    • Major sponsor and fundraiser, 2008, 2009 , 2010 and 2011
  • Louisiana Governor’s Games State Boxing Championships,
    • Major sponsor and fundraiser, 2009 , 2010 and 2011
  • Louisiana March of Dimes, Fundraiser-Supporter, 2009-present
  • Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana Chapter, Lafayette Scout Group , 2009-present
    • Patron member , 1982
  • The Glenn Armentor “Pay It Forward” Scholarship of Excellence, 2009-present
    • Founder, funding source and coordinator for multiple $10,000 per child college “full ride” scholarships annually , to “at risk” youth
  • Lafayette Parish Bar Association “Pro-Bono Award for Best Firm”, 2001, 2003 and 2004


  • Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Inc., 1978-present
    • Board of Directors, Program Director, 1979-1984
    • Treasurer, 1984-85
    • Secretary, 1985-86
    • Vice president, 1986-87
    • President, 1987-88
    • Chair, Operation Magi, 1986, 1987 and 1988
  • Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, 1984-present
    • Member, State and National Affairs Committee
    • Member, Board of Directors , Leadership Lafayette Program, 1993-96
  • Downtown Lafayette Unlimited, 1987-1989
    • Member, Board of Directors
  • Downtown Development Authority , 1988-2004
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • Member, Ad Valorum Property Tax Election Committee
    • Treasurer, 1988
    • Secretary 1989
    • Vice-chairman, 1990
    • Chairman, 1991-94 (only chair to serve four terms)
    • Winner, multiple awards for devoted service to the community
  • Krewe of Louisianans” Washington, DC Mardi Gras, 1992 –present
    • Chief Sponsor and Host, Lafayette Hospitality Suite, 2006-present
      • Enhancing business development, tourism and governmental networking for the Lafayette community
  • Lafayette Bar Foundation “Access to Justice” Campaign, 2001-02
    • Sponsor and fundraiser, Lafayette Volunteer Lawyers Pro-Bono Program
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Parishwide Holiday, January 18, 2010
    • Platinum Sponsor and Leadership Contributions
  • 232-HELP – Louisiana Board of Directors – 2013-Present
  • 2013-2014 – Board Member, South Louisiana Community College Foundation
  • Fundraising Chairman, Fundraising Committee – South Louisiana Community College Foundation

Honors & Awards

  • Association of Retarded Citizens-“Gold Membership”, 1982
    • In appreciation for outstanding service to retarded citizens
  • “Henry Heymann Memorial Award” as Kiwanian of the Year, 1983
  • “Gold Medallion Award” of Boys and Girls Clubs of America, June 1988
    • “For unusually devoted service”
  • “Support-a-Boy” Campaign Certificate of Appreciation, 1989
    • For outstanding participation
  • Martindale –Hubbell Attorney/Firm ratings service
    • AV rating, 1989-present
  • Times of Acadiana “Newsmaker of the Year”, 1990
    • For actions as local bar president opposing inappropriate Federal judicial appointments
  • Leadership Lafayette, Class of 1991
    • Voted class representative and graduation keynote speaker
  • Boys Clubs “Life-Trust” Award , 1994
    • “For Lifetime Achievement in the Cause of Youth “
  • Sertoma, International Certificate of Appreciation for “Outstanding Community Service”, 1994
  • Leadership Louisiana, Class of 1996
  • Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police-Award for “Outstanding Service” , 2007 and 2010
    • Keynote speaker and Honoree
  • Appointment as Honorary Assistant Attorney General, May 5, 2007
    • Appointment by Charles C. Foti, Jr., Attorney General, State of Louisiana
  • Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce, “Recognition Award” , 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Times of Acadiana, “Best Lawyer in Acadiana”, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018. 
    • Voted by entire readership over seven parishes
  • Louisiana Association for Justice “President’s Award”, 2008 -2009
    • “For Outstanding and Highly Dedicated Service to the Legal Profession and the Association”
  • Jock Smart Patrons Program, September , 2009
    • “Thanks for Helping Athletes be Jock Smart ” Award
  • Louisiana State Bar Association-Certificate of Commendation , April 17, 2010
    • “For Outstanding Effort in Establishing Principles of Diversity”
  • National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials –”Meritorious Accomplishment Award”, May 19, 2010
    • Accomplishment by individual not employed by a housing authority
  • Louisiana Boxing Hall of Fame, induction December 7, 2010
  • Louisiana Tactical Police Offices Association-Award for Exemplary Service, 2010
  • “Millbank Donor Award”, Boys and Girls Clubs of Acadiana, 2011
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Crystal Gavel Award – For volunteer service to the Community – September 2, 2011
  • “You Make a World of Difference” Award from the Louisiana State Bar Association Diversity Conclave, Institute of Inclusion – March 8, 2013
  • 2014 Jefferson Award for Community Service and Public Activism, awarded June 16, 2014
  • National Service Competition in Washington DC – 2014

Elective Public office

  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-1992
  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-1996
  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-2000
  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-2004
  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-2008
  • Lafayette Parish Democratic Executive Committee , Public Election-2012


  • AV rating, Martindale –Hubbell, since 1989
  • 37 years of practice, in good standing
  • Over 27,000 individual clients represented to satisfactory Awards and Settlements
  • Approximately 1400 open files at any given time
  • Managing partner, Lafayette Largest Plaintiffs Personal Injury Law Firm
  • Lead chair in 94 jury trials
  • Lead chair in over 600 bench trials
  • Gross total awards and settlements of over $500,000,000


  • Published in multiple legal periodicals, including
    • Louisiana Bar Journal
    • LTLA Trial Brief
    • Lafayette Parish Bar Association “Promulgator” Newsletter
  • Multiple insurance litigation speaking engagements
  • Multiple articles involving personal injury litigation

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