Daniel K. Glazier

2004 Distinguished Young Alumni

Daniel K. GlazierDaniel K. Glazier, MSW '80, JD '81, is co-managing attorney of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri's Housing Unit and director of its Homeless Legal Project which represents homeless people and low-income tenants and homeowners.

After law school, he was selected as a Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, a nationwide fellowship of the Legal Service Corporation for community lawyering. Through this fellowship, he worked for LSEM's Income Benefits Unit, representing clients in welfare and Social Security cases. Since 1983 he has worked for the Housing Unit, representing countless clients in landlord¨Ctenant disputes, condemnations, tax sales, homeownership issues, and admission and retention in public and subsidized housing.

Glazier has co-counseled lawsuits leading to increased services for homeless people in St. Louis and increased affordable housing in Missouri. He has co-authored state legislation, published journal articles, and delivered numerous educational presentations on housing-related issues. In addition, Glazier has served as an adjunct faculty member at Saint Louis University and Webster University, and supervised Washington University and Saint Louis University interns at LSEM.

He is a member of the boards for the School of Law's Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic and for Professional Housing Resources.  Glazier has held leadership positions with Citizens for Missouri's Children, Washington University George Warren Brown School of Social Work Alumni Board, and St. Louis awyers Project against Homelessness and Inadequate Housing. He also served on the St. Louis Mayor's Commission on the Homeless. He has received numerous awards for his advocacy work.

He and his wife, Nancy Snow, MSW '82, have two children - Ethan and Rianna.