Referee George Borer

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040
Chambers Phone: (612) 348-5484
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-5484

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Referee George Borer


2010, Hennepin County Probate/Mental Health Division


J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1980

B.A., University of Minnesota, 1975

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota, 1980

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1980

Legal Experience:

Attorney in private practice with over 30 years of experience

Extensive litigation involving probate, trust, guardianship, and conservatorship proceedings

Estate planning and trust work including supplemental needs trusts, special needs trusts, and planning for incapacity of clients

Former city attorney with extensive trial court experience in both civil litigation and criminal prosecution

Professional Organizations:

Minnesota State Bar Association (Real Property Law Specialist)

Hennepin County Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

Community Activities:

Volunteer legal services for Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Served on the boards of several non-profit corporations

Volunteer activities for several community, school, and other non-profit organizations

Frequent speaker to community and professional groups on legal topics including guardianship and conservatorship, estate planning, probate, probate litigation, and trusts