Judge Glass is part of a new generation involved with her family, her profession and her community. While in high school, Judge Glass worked as a waitress to buy her school supplies and clothes. She continued as a waitress, working her way through the University of Georgia, graduating with a degree in journalism. Judge Glass moved to Las Vegas in 1978, beginning as a radio news reporter. She quickly moved to television and served as an anchor and crime beat reporter.
As she followed trials she covered as a journalist, she became interested in the field of law. Once again, she worked her way through college, graduating from the University of San Diego School of Law. In a single year - 1984, Judge Glass passed the Nevada Bar exam before graduation, received her Juris Doctorate, was admitted to the Nevada Bar, and married her husband, Steve Wolfson.
The couple recently celebrated their eighteenth wedding anniversary. They have two daughters, Rachel and Rebecca. With her husband, Judge Glass worked to build a successful law practice while helping at her daughter's schools, supporting the Girl Scouts and projects such as Nevada Reading Week.
On the professional side, Judge Glass lectured at the UNLV Boyd School of Law, spoken on law topics at local high schools, and appeared on the KLVX show, "Law and the Layman". She served as an Alternate Domestic Referee, URESA Hearing Master, Paternity Hearing Master, and Alternate Juvenile Referee.
Judge Glass served as a member of the Las Vegas Housing Authority Board and spent six years as a board member of the Senior Citizens Law Project. Judge Glass was elected District Court Judge, Department 5, in the 2002 election.