Maria Glorioso

Maria is the personification of the phrase, “Following in your father’s footsteps.” At a young age Maria knew exactly what she wanted to be and it was because of her close relationship with her father that she is the attorney she is today. Earning her juris doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law, she joined her father and became a managing partner of the Glorioso Law Firm in 1996. She will be the first to tell you it’s a lifelong dream to help people by promoting justice. Before she attended college, Maria grew-up on a Quarter Horse breeding farm and was a National ranked competitor in many Quarter Horse events. During her college years, she began attending functions where her father was a guest speaker, sitting through trials to see her father argue a case or going to class as an observer to watch her father teach law classes. As Maria says, “He has given me an appreciation for truth, honesty, fair-dealing and justice.” Today, Maria is skilled in all areas of personal injury cases, though she is particularly drawn to cases involving medical malpractice and product liability involving unsafe products with a special emphasis on cases involving serious injuries to children.

When not practicing law, Maria is an advocate of mentoring, especially law students. She especially enjoys working within the framework of trial competitions, having served as a law school national trial team coach and as a coordinator and host of the American Trial Lawyers Association’s National Trial Competition. Like her father, she has taken interest in being an educational speaker on the national and local levels. Outside of work, Maria is involved in several community organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Louisiana Equine Counsel, Make A Wish Foundation and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). She is also an avid horse enthusiest and enjoys spending time on her farm, showing her cutting horses and thoroughbred racing.

Since 1995 Maria has primarily handled cases involving serious injuries to children including children with brain injuries, paralysis, burns, loss of limbs and death. She has developed a keen eye and expertise in this field and she is keenly aware that children suffer differently than adults. Their pain is often worsened by their fear due to their lack of maturity in understanding their injuries or why it happened. She often tells jurors that a child’s pain doesn’t come in small, child size doses and that there is nothing more tragic than the loss of a child. Protecting the most innocent ones of our society, our children, is her passion and she has dedicated her career to fighting for these innocent victims and their rights.

Recent Posts By Maria Glorioso

Tampa Bay Business Litigation: Servis1st Bank faces lawsuit over Tampa expansion (Centennial Bank)

Mark Zamora passed this along to me – news of a bank based in Alabama:   The complaint alleges that “ServisFirst and its current Tampa Bay senior executive, Bryant, have engaged in a pattern of actionable misconduct, by which Bryant and two other former executives of Centennial, have left their senior positions at Centennial in an orchestrated manner in order to directly compete with Centennial as new employees of ServisFirst.” The lawsuit asks for damages from ServisFirst and from Bryant for interfering with employment agreements and for interfering with the prospective business advantage Centennial expected when it bought Bay Cities, …


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The owner of Tiger Truck Stop scored a victory in court Monday (Nov. 17), allowing him to keep Tony, a Bengal tiger, as a roadside attraction at his gas station off Interstate 10 in Gross Tete. Tony’s fate is still unclear, however, as the tiger’s ownership is still the subject of another, ongoing court case. Nineteenth Judicial District Court Judge William Morvant dismissed a lawsuit on Monday challenging an amendment, which the state legislature adopted at its most recent session, to a law regarding Tony the tiger. Morvant said in court that the lawsuit, which the Animal Legal Defense Fund argued on behalf of …


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The State Attorney General’s Office confirms that  Louisiana has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage done to the State’s wetlands as a part of the MR-GO project. The suit filed in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Louisiana seeks $3 billion in damages done to environment by the MR-GO project, a 72-mile channel that connects the Intracoastal Waterway and the Industrial Canal in New Orleans with the Gulf of Mexico. In the lawsuit, the state says that Congress ordered the Corps of Engineers to pay for all damage done to …


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A local hospital and its employees are being sued over the care received by a patient who was knocked out during a high school football game. Layne Punch filed suit against Jefferson Parish Hospital Service District No. 1, West Jefferson Medical Center, all employees and contract employees of Jefferson Parish Hospital Service, District No. 1, Westbank Urgent Care LLC, all employees and or contract employees of Westbank Urgent Care LLC, the State of Louisiana, board of supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Louisiana State University School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Science Center–Emergency Medicine …