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Gerard J. Geiger - Stroudsburg, PA

712 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360- 2131

Updated: 04/20/2021

Stroudsburg Civil Rights Defense Lawyer


Jerry has been a trial attorney since 1985 and has handled hundreds of cases in state and federal courts throughout eastern and central Pennsylvania. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of litigation including automobile, truck and motorcycle accidents, products liability, civil rights, and commercial contract litigation...

About Gerard J. Geiger

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights Defense 60%
  • Personal injury 30%
  • Miscellaneous Litigation 10%


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Representative Clients

  • Carbon County
  • Centre County
  • County Commissioners’ Association of Pennsylvania
  • Monroe County
  • Northampton County
  • Pike County
  • Pleasant Valley School District
  • Schuylkill County
  • Wayne County


Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001

Specialties and Certifications

  • Mediator, Monroe County Court of Common Pleas
  • Mediator, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of PA, 2015

Other Affiliations

  • Monroe County Bar Association, 2008 (President)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2007 - 2008 (Member, House of Delegates)


  • The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    Honors: Appellate Moot Court Board, Chairman
  • Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1982
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Honors in Government & Law with Thesis
  • University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Past Positions

  • Hourigan, Kluger, Spohrer & Quinn, Associate, 1985 - 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lawyers Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court for Middle District of PA, 2012 - Present
  • Monroe County Civil Court Committee, Chairman, 2011 - Present
  • President, Eastern Monroe Public Library Board of Trustees, 2011 - Present
  • Eastern Monroe Public Library Foundation, 2012 - 2015
  • Reentry Program of Monroe County, Vice President, 2011
  • Board Member, Monroe County Bar Foundation (Charitable Arm of the MCBA), 2010
  • Pleasant Valley H.S. Mock Trial Team Coach, 1993 - 1996
  • President, Monroe County Arts Council, 2000 - 2001
  • President, Pocono Youth Orchestra, 2010 - Present
  • Member of Board of Directors, Monroe County Arts Council, 1995 - 2001
  • Stroudsburg H.S. Mock Trial Team Coach, 2014 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, "Pennsylvania Mechanics Lien Law" Seminar in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Lorman Education Services, October 23, 2003
  • Speaker, "Governmental Tort Immunity" Seminar for Pennsylvania County Officials in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP), November 15, 2005
  • Speaker, "Commercial Contract Pitfalls" Seminar in State College, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania County Risk Pool (PCoRP), March 12, 2007
  • Speaker, "Mediation Comes to Monroe County" Continuing Legal Education Seminar at the Monroe County Bench/Bar Conference, Monroe County Bar Association, September 24, 2010
  • Speaker, "Pennsylvania Collection Law", Community Associations Institute, March 27, 2011
  • Presenter, "You're Out of Order: An Introduction & Overview of PA Law on Contempt" This was a joint Continuing Legal Education Program presented with the Honorable Arthur L. Zulick, Monroe County Bar Association, November 9, 2011
  • Speaker, "Overview of Pennsylvania Governmental Liability and Civil Rights Laws", East Stroudsburg University, March 9, 2012
  • Moderator, "Ethical Issues from the Bench" Seminar in Scranton, Pennsylvania Defense Institute and Northeast PA Trial Lawyers Association, July 30, 2014



  • Eugene P. Chase Government Prize
  • Minerva and Emil V. Novak Prize in Government and Law
  • Rexroth Prize in German

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Office Information


712 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360- 2131


  • (570) 424-9739

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Week Days: 09:00 – 5:00, Saturday: Hours Available on Request, Sunday: Closed


Representative Cases

  • Barker-Puza v. Carbon County, Slip Copy, 2008 WL 5237259 (December 17) (3rd Cir. 2008)
  • Walter v. Pike County, Pa., 544 F.3d 182 (September 18) (3d Cir. 2008)
  • Gleeson v. Prevoznik, 253 Fed.Appx. 176 (3d Cir. 2007)
  • Hess v. Barton Glen Club, Inc., 718 A.2d 908 (October 05) (Pa.Cmwlth. 1998)
  • Penn Title Ins. Co. v. Deshler, 661 A.2d 481 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1995)

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