Jerry A. Lindheim, Partner

Background and Experience

Jerry A. Lindheim is a Partner in the Locks Law Firm. He received his Bachelor's degree in biology from Temple University Magna Cum Laude) in 1983. After graduating from college, Mr. Lindheim worked for several years for local unions as a medical auditor. In this capacity, he evaluated the medical records and hospitalization and the reasonableness of costs and billing. Thereafter, Mr. Lindheim entered Temple University School of Law, where he was a member of the I. Herman Moot Court Honor Society for trial advocacy and participated in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law in 1988.

Mr. Lindheim is licensed and admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, State of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

In his twenty plus years of litigation, he has served as trial counsel in over one hundred (100) jury and non-jury trials and arbitration matters. He has represented numerous plaintiffs in nursing home abuse

and neglect, medical malpractice litigation, as well as in product liability claims, defective machinery, pharmaceutical/medication errors, automobile accidents, premises liability claims, civil rights claims, as well as insurance coverage disputes associated with automobile, health, property and commercial homeowner's policies.

He has also volunteered where he has taught students at local high schools on topics of civil practice and procedure. Mr. Lindheim has lectured on topics of evidence deposition trial and courtroom practice for the Courts and his peers.

Blog Posts

Practice Areas

Medical Negligence

Nursing Home Negligence

Product Liability

Dangerous Pharmaceuticals

Medication Errors

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Recreation and Sporting Accidents

Premises Liability

Claims against Governmental Entities

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Admitted to Practice

Pennsylvania (1988)
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1989)
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania (2005)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (1992)
New Jersey (1988)
U.S. District, District of New Jersey (1988)
United States Court of Federal Claims (1994)

Education

Temple University, J.D., 1988
Temple University, B.A., 1983 (magna cum laude)

Professional Affiliations

National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA)
American Association of Justice
Pennsylvania Association of Justice
Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Lawyer Referral Information Service (LRIS)
New Jersey Association for Justice-Board of Governors

Certifications and Awards

2018 Lawyer of Distinction
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