Rodney P. Geer

Rodney Geer has represented clients in both federal and state court trials as well as arbitration proceedings, with a focus on the areas of construction defect litigation, employment discrimination and premises liability litigation.

Rodney P. Geer

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Rodney Geer has represented clients in both federal and state court trials as well as arbitration proceedings, with a focus on the areas of construction defect litigation, employment discrimination and premises liability litigation.

Practice Areas & Education

EDUCATION

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1992
  • University of Texas School of Law
  • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Arts, English and Political Science, 1984

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • Oklahoma

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Past Area Director of the AGC of Texas
  • Past Member Legislative Drafting and Review Committee, AGC of Texas
  • Past Member Leadership Committee, AGC of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Past President of the Ronald McDonald House of Temple, Texas
  • Past Member of the Board of Directors for King’s Daughters Hospital

About Rodney

EXPERIENCE

Rodney Geer is a dedicated lawyer with extensive experience in handling trials and appeals in a variety of cases. He has represented clients in both federal and state court trials as well as arbitration proceedings, with a focus on the areas of construction defect litigation, employment discrimination and premises liability litigation. Mr. Geer’s legal career also includes serving as general counsel for a Texas-based construction company, where he worked with regulatory agencies in the licensing and operation of commercial facilities and ensuring compliance with OSHA and MSHA regulations.

Mr. Geer grew up in the construction industry and has been able to effectively utilize specialized knowledge and experience to represent various construction trades in litigation. He clearly understands the scope of work performed by contractors, and possesses knowledge of the day-to-day concerns faced by contractors involving relationships with general contractors and subcontractors.

Mr. Geer has appellate experience in both federal and state appellate courts, where he has successfully argued appeals in front of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and State Appellate Courts. His appellate work has resulted in several published opinions.

Mr. Geer has presented seminars on issues pertaining to construction defect litigation and insurance coverage issues. In 2016, he was named by D Magazine to their list of Best Lawyers in Dallas (Construction Law), as voted by his legal peers.

AUTHORED ARTICLES & SEMINARS

  • Wesley Andress v. The Central Education Agency and the Commissioner of Education, 64 F.3d 176 (5th Cir. 1995).
  • Diane Pierce v. Texas Tech University, et al., 117 F.3d 866 (5th Cir. 1997).
  • State of Texas v. Jessie Thompson v. Benny Fisher and Chris Hanger, 70 F.3d 390 (5th Cir. 1995).
  • Sylvester Peterson v. Texas Southern University, et al., 141 F.3d 573 (5th Cir. 1998).
  • Rudy M. Groom v. Kenton R. Fickes, Jr., et al., 966 F.Supp. 1466 (S.D. Tex. 1997).

Rodney P. Geer

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