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Greer E. Lockhart, American lawyer, specializing in the field of General and Commercial Litigation, Health and Hospital Law. Member of Bassford, Lockhart, Truesdell & Briggs, P.A.


Lockhart, Greer Edwin was born on February 4, 1929 in Minneapolis. Son of Anthoney Milton and Emma Kathryn (Pierce) Lockhart.


Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1951;Bachelor of Laws, University of Minnesota, 1953.


Worked at Bassford, Lockhart, Truesdell & Briggs, P.A. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in General and Commercial Litigation, Health and Hospital Law. Admitted to the bar, 1953, Minnesota. 1977, United States. Supreme Court.

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, 1977-1981. Member: Hennepin County, Minnesota State and American Bar Associations. Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association.

International Association of Defense Counsel. Defense Research Institute. American Judicature Society.

American Academy of Hospital Attorneys. Minnesota Society of Hospital Attorneys. American Society of Law and Medicine.

American Board of Trial Advocates. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.


Member Development Policy Task Force, City Minneapolis, 1976-1977. Board directors Twin Cities Opportunities Industrialization Center, 1978-1980. Board directors Citizens League of Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, 1963-1973, 82-85, president, 1969-1970.

Member Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board, 1977-1983. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (Minnesota state chairman 1976-1978). Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Bar Association (insurance, negligence and compensation law section, vice chairman arbitration committee 1973-1975, litigation section, legal education section), American Board Trial Advocates (advocate), American Arbitration Association (Minneapolis accident claims advising committee 1972-1993), American Judicature Society, American Society Hospital Lawyers, Minnesota State Bar Association (chairman court rules committee 1970, 73, Board of Governors 1974-1978, civil litigation section), Minnesota Society Hospital Attorneys, Hennepin County BarAssn.

(governing county 1972-1981, chairman ethics committee 1972-1974, chairman legal-medical committee 1978-1981), Defense Research Institute, International Association Defense Counsel, Minnesota History Society, Hennepin County History Society, University of Minnesota President's Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, golf, books, theatre, family.


Married Mary Louise MacLaughlin, August 11, 1951. Children: Ann Lockhart Watson, Kathryn Lockhart Bennewitz, James MacLaughlin, Matthew Greer.