Earle Lasseter was born in Gadsden, Alabama on December 26, 1933. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Auburn University in 1957 and entered the U.S. Army as an Armor Officer. During law school he served as the Legislative Editor of the Alabama Law Review. In 1966, he received a LL.B. from the University of Alabama and began practicing law as a member of the Army Judge Advocate General Corps. He retired from the JAG Corps as a Colonel in 1988 to begin private practice with Pope, McGlamry.
Mr. Lasseter is an active member of the Columbus, GA Bar; Russell County, AL Bar; Alabama State Bar; State Bar of Georgia (Member, Board of Governors, 1995-); District of Columbia Bar; Alabama Trial Lawyers Association; Member, Board of Trustees, Institute of Continuing Legal Education for the State Bar of Georgia, 1989-1995; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; and the American Bar Association. In the ABA he served as Treasurer, 1999-2002; Member, Board of Governors, 1996-2002; Member, House of Delegates, 1991-2005; Nominating Committee, 1992-1995; Rules and Calendar, 1994-1996; Standing Committee on Meetings & Travel, 1993-1996; Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, 1992-1995; Chairman, General Practice Section, 1991-1992; Chairman, Standing Committee on Governmental Affairs, 2002-; Vice President, American Bar Retirement Funds, 2002-; and Armed Forces Law, 2006-.
Currently, his focus is on practicing law in the areas of tort liability, personal injury, products liability, automotive crash-worthiness, and wrongful death.
- U.S. Supreme Court;
- U.S. Court of Military Appeals;
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits;
- U.S. Court of Veteran Appeals;
- U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia;
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims;
- U.S. Court of International Trade;
- Alabama Supreme Court;
- Georgia Supreme Court;
- Georgia Court of Appeals;
- Georgia; and
- District of Columbia.