GLENN OLSEN is a 1988 Graduate of California Lutheran University, with a BA in Political Science. He attended Cal Lutheran on an Army ROTC Scholarship from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He received his law degree from the University of West Los Angeles, College of law in 1996. While in college, he also served as an Intern on Capitol Hill for a member of the House of Representatives. Following his graduation from college, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve and served in the Continental United States and overseas.
Glenn started his career as a claims examiner with Industrial Indemnity Insurance Company in 1990. Glenn comes from the insurance family, as his Father was an Insurance Broker and a Private Risk Manager. His brother is also an Insurance Broker. While working as a claims examiner, Glenn went to law school at night. After graduating law school he worked in the family risk management business and eventually went into public agency risk management.
Glenn became an attorney in 2004 and a Certified Specialist and Workers’ Compensation law in 2013. He has handled all manner of Worker’s Compensation cases to include death cases, 100% disability cases, Asbestos, Longshore & Harbor, as well as, Civil matters (Subrogation, OSHA, LC 4558, S&W, and LC 132a). Glenn has served as a Judge Pro Tem at the Los Angeles and Oakland offices of the WCAB. He has also made presentations to the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of California.
He is very active in local Scandinavian organizations as well as his local church.