Vincent Serafino | Joel Geary
Dallas 214-979-7400
Houston 713-751-0800
Attorneys
Joel  E. Geary

PRACTICES

Business and Commercial Litigation
Civil Litigation, Negligence, and Tort Liability
Governmental Liability
Labor and Employment Law

EDUCATION

University of Memphis School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence magna cum laude - 1997
Honors: Humphreys Law Fellowship, Highest ranking class member, Recorded highest score in eight different law school courses
Law Review: University of Memphis Law Review, 1995 - 1997

University of Tennessee
Bachelor of Arts - 1993
Major: History

ADMISSIONS

Texas, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
Joel E. Geary
Shareholder
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 214-979-7451
Fax: 214-979-7451
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A native Tennessean, Mr. Geary has been practicing litigation and providing general counsel to clients in Texas and throughout the United States, as well as globally, for over a decade. 

His practice has taken him from corporate boardrooms to state and federal courts and arbitral tribunals in many U.S. states, Europe, and Asia. His practice is substantively and geographically diverse - ranging from class action litigation in Texas to commercial disputes in Indiana to technology arbitrations in Belgium. The type of matters Mr. Geary has handled and resolved in his career range from bet-the-company lawsuits to individual employment discrimination disputes. Various practice areas (with representative experience) include:

Professional Associations And Memberships

American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox, L.L.P., Associate, 1997 - 2000
Brown McCarroll LLP, Associate and Partner, 2000 - 2008

RECOGNITION

Named a Texas “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Media, Inc., Texas Monthly magazine, 2004-2011