Meet Seth Gladstein
Seth Gladstein serves the Louisville area through the practice of personal injury law. Seth graduated from St. Francis High School in 1993, and subsequently acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in 1997. During his time at Michigan, Seth was elected by his peers to serve on the College of Literature, Science and Arts’ Student Government, in addition to working as an intern for one of Kentucky’s United States Senators in Washington, D.C.
Seth received his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2001. After graduating, he moved to New York City and spent four years practicing law for one the city’s most respected and distinguished medical malpractice defense firms. During this time, Seth defended some of the country’s leading physicians and hospitals, including New York-Presbyterian Medical Center, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, and North Shore University Hospital. These malpractice cases involved numerous medical specialties, including ophthalmology, medical oncology, surgical oncology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, internal medicine, and cardiothoracic surgery, among others.
In 2005, Seth returned home to Louisville in order to practice with one of Kentucky’s largest and oldest defense firms. During his six years at the firm, Seth’s practice again focused on hospital, physician, and nursing home malpractice defense. He defended numerous physicians, hospitals, and and nursing homes in both state and federal court, in addition to personally handling numerous motor vehicle accident, workers’ compensation, personal injury, insurance bad faith, and commercial litigation matters.
In March 2011, Seth opened the Gladstein Law Firm, PLLC, in Louisville, Kentucky, with the express goal of holding negligence accountable and helping injured people recover. Seth’s years of defending physicians, hospitals, and nursing homes have provided him with invaluable experience and insight into handling excessively complicated cases. Louisville personal injury attorney Seth Gladstein also represents clients in a wide variety of personal injury matters, including car and trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, dog bites, traumatic brain injuries, and premise liability (slip and fall) cases.
In addition to working hard for his clients, Seth is also incredibly active in the legal community. For three consecutive years, Seth chaired the Louisville Bar Association’s “Go For The Green” golf scramble, which raised funds for the Louisville Bar Association’s diversity scholarship program. In 2010, Seth began serving a three-year term as Barrister with the Louis D. Brandeis American Inns of Court, a group of judges, practicing attorneys, law professors, and students who meet monthly to learn about, discuss, and debate issues concerning legal ethics and professionalism. In 2011, the Louisville Bar Association selected Seth to participate in its Leadership Academy, a program designed to encourage and nurture professional and leadership development. In addition to his professional involvement, Seth volunteers countless hours with the Jewish Community of Louisville.
In his free time, Seth enjoys playing golf, traveling, reading, and spending time with his wife and two young sons.
- University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, B.A. 1997
- Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D. 2001
- New York State,2003
- Kentucky, 2005
- United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2006
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006
- Allen v. Siddiqui, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46473 (W.D. Ky., May 10, 2010)
- Hamblen v. Ky. Cab. for Health and Family Srvcs., 322 S.W.3d 511 (Ky. Ct. App. 2010)
- American Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Louisville Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- New York City Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- Kentucky Justice Association