Kathleen Shannon Glancy

Kathleen Shannon Glancy

Attorney at Law


Wilmington, North Carolina





Email: ksglancy@glancynet.com

She is board certified in Workers’ Compensation Law since 2000 by the NC State Bar that governs the requirements and qualification of state certified specialists.  A graduate (1980) of the University of Santa Clara School of Law, Mrs. Glancy received her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine.   She was licensed in NC in 1983 and previously in Ohio in 1980.

Ms. Glancy founded her law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of injured workers and their families in 1985.  Since then she has devoted her legal career exclusively to helping NC families of the injured and disabled in claims of Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury.

She is an active leader in the Workers’ Compensation Section of North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ).  She has served as Chair of the NCAJ Workers’ Compensation Section Chairperson, Political Action Committee, and as Vice President of Membership.    As a member of the Workplace Injury Litigation Group (WILG), she has served as Chair of the Medicare Taskforce.  Mrs. Glancy is also a past appointed member of the Advisory Committee for the North Carolina Industrial Commission and a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the American Bar Association (ABA), and the National Organization of Social Security Representatives (NOSSCR).  She is a frequent lecturer on the interaction of Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability programs, Medicare Set-Asides, and the indemnity offset, among other topics.

Mrs. Glancy has been named to the top fifty women lawyers in North Carolina by Super Lawyers since 2009 and was inducted into the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in 2007.  In 2004, she had the distinction of being named a Woman of Achievement in the Lower Cape Fear.

Mrs. Glancy is a published author in the LexisNexis and NCAJ:  Workers’ Compensation Guide, 2018.

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