• John T. Chapman
  • Shareholder
  • Arthur Chapman Kettering Smetak & Pikala, P.A.
  • jtchapman@arthurchapman.com
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Mr. Chapman is a founder of the firm that bears his name. For over 40 years, he has practiced in the area of insurance defense including defense of personal injury, catastrophe fire, property, and insurance matters. A significant portion of Jack’s practice is devoted to the trial of complex multi-party products liability and automobile casualty cases, as well as arbitration and mediation. Jack is a past member of the firm’s Board of Directors and assists with the Associate Training Program.


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1962
University of St. Thomas, B.A., 1958

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 1962
Wisconsin, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1963
Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1972


Certified Arbitrator and Mediator by the Minnesota
Alternative Dispute Resolution Review Board

Professional Associations and Memberships

International Association of Defense Counsel
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Minnesota State Bar Association, Civil Litigation and ADR Sections
Hennepin County Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section
American Bar Association, Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice Sections