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Earle Forrest Lasseter

Earle Forrest Lasseter, American lawyer. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters; recipient Air medal, Master Parachutists Wings, Taiwan.


  • Lasseter, Earle Forrest was born on December 26, 1933 in Gadsden, Alabama, United States. Son of Thomas Hobart and Mildred (Williamson) Lasseter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1966.


    • Commissioned United States Army, 1958, advanced through grades to colonel, 1987. Deputy staff judge advisory Headquarters 1st Cavalry Division, Republic of Vietnam, 1968-1969. Executive officer Headquarters United States Army Europe, Heidleberg, Germany, 1969-1970.

      Deputy staff judge advisory United States Army, Berlin, 1970-1972. Student Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1972. Staff judge advisory 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1972-1975.

      Legal advisor Military Assistance Command and American Embassy, Taipei, Taiwan, 1975-1977. Staff judge advisory United States Army Military Police School, Fort McClellan, Alabama, 1977-1979, United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1979-1983. Student United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, 1983.

      Staff judge advisory United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1983-1987. Retired, 1987; partner Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick & Morrison, Atlanta, Columbus, Georgia, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1966, Alabama Supreme Court 1966, United States Court Military Appeals 1970, United States District Court District of Columbia 1971, United States Court International Trade 1971, District of Columbia 1972, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, Georgia 1987, Georgia Supreme Court 1988, United States Court Appeals Georgia 1988, United States District Court (northern and middle districts) Georgia 1988, United States Court Veterinary Appeals 1992, United States Court Claims 1994.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    President Fort Benning School Board, 1980-1982. Colonel United States Army. Member American Bar Association (chairman 1991-1992, board governors since 1996, treasurer since 1999), Georgia State Bar (board governors since 1995), Alabama State Bar, Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Army-Navy Country Club (Arlington, Virginia), Army-Navy Club (Washington), Green Island Country Club.



    Golf, tennis, running.


    • Married Sally Elizabeth Bork, September 2, 1961. Children: Sally Fernald, David Forrest.
    • father: Thomas Hobart Lasseter
    • mother: Mildred (Williamson) Lasseter
    • spouse: Sally Elizabeth Bork
    • children: Sally Fernald Lasseter
    • David Forrest Lasseter
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    Born December 26, 1933