Glenn K. Vines, Jr.
488 S. Mendenhall Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38117
A gritty and seasoned Mid-South personal injury and tractor-trailer wreck attorney, Glenn K. Vines has a passion for fighting for the underdog victims who have suffered catastrophic injuries or the death of a family member. He is a highly respected legal professional who has been recognized by his fellow attorneys, organizations, and publications for his legal skills both in and out of the courtroom. Mr. Vines was named in the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Tennessee and the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Memphis in 2015. He was also listed as a Super Lawyer in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, and a Rising Star in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 by Law & Politics magazine. He has received a Distinguished rating from his fellow lawyers and clients for 2014, 2015, and 2016 by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Vines has recovered millions of dollars for injury victims over the years, relying upon perseverance and a fervor to obtain the maximum value for his clients’ harms and losses.
Before entering law school, Mr. Vines attended Tusculum College in East Tennessee. He graduated at the top of his class with a magna cum laude distinction while also being named an All-American in football during his Junior and Senior years. The value of hard work has always been a guiding principal for Mr. Vines. During law school at the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, he worked for three years as a law clerk to help pay his tuition and had the opportunity to intern for the Honorable David Kennedy of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Mr. Vines also volunteered his time during law school assisting the youth of the Mid-South in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program of the Mid-South.
It is important to Mr. Vines to give back to the Mid-South community. He volunteers to counsel disadvantaged parents in West Tennessee during IEP meetings with public school administrators and teachers. Mr. Vines has a passion for the youth of this regional community and regularly volunteers as a youth coach in church and recreational sports leagues. During his career, Mr. Vines has volunteered in numerous literacy programs for young children in public schools in East and West Tennessee.
The two bedrock principles of Mr. Vines’ law practice are the pursuit of legal excellence for injury victims and to treat clients with utmost respect and provide selfless compassion during some of the most difficult periods of their lives. Mr. Vines treats his clients as second family members during the entire legal process. This allows him to obtain invaluable knowledge and insight into the unique harms and losses they have suffered.
Mr. Vines chairs NST’s Trucking Accident Practice Group, and he is focused on and committed to using the legal system to correct injustice for those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or lost a loved one. With the help of the highly accomplished trial teams at NST, Mr. Vines has won large verdicts and resolved difficult cases in the areas of car wrecks, catastrophic tractor-trailer wrecks, heavy equipment collisions, negligent security, job-place safety, livestock/car collisions, and playground injuries. Mr. Vines and NST have won verdicts and resolved cases for the disadvantaged and underdog injury victims that have made the world safer and more fair in the legal process against corporations and insurance companies.
J.D., Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1998
B.A., Tusculum College, 1995
magna cum laude
U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 1998
Professional Association and Memberships
Tennessee Bar Association
American Bar Association
Tennessee Association for Justice
Honors, Awards, and Distinctions
- Super Lawyers 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Personal Injury, Plaintiff
- Mid-South Rising Stars, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
- Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee, 2015
- Top 50 Lawyers in Memphis, 2015
- All-American Football, 1993 – 1994