George C. Hottinger

Phone:  952-837-3245
Fax: 952-767-0263

George Hottinger is a shareholder and one of the founders of Erstad & Riemer, P.A. He works in the area of commercial and personal lines. He was admitted to practice in the Minnesota Courts in 1980 and Federal Courts in 1981.

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mr. Hottinger earned his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1980. He has authored a manual on the handling of no-fault, uninsured, underinsured, and automobile claims in Minnesota. He also has extensive background in the defense of construction defect cases, coverage claims and toxic torts. He has tried over 100 cases to jury verdicts.

Mr. Hottinger was a partner at Chadwick, Johnson & Condon, P.A. and a member of its management committee until he joined Erstad & Riemer, P.A. in 1990.

George enjoys coaching youth sports teams. He is also an avid golfer and loves music.


  • University of Minnesota (B.A., 1975)
  • William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1980)


  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Practice Areas:

  • General Litigation
  • Insurance and Coverage Law
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Automobile Liability and No-Fault
  • Appellate Work

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