Geiger For Judge
Qualified, Experienced, & Community-Minded

Qualified

 

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Gerard (Jerry) Geiger has lived and worked in Monroe County for over 30 years. He is an attorney at the Newman Williams law firm in downtown Stroudsburg, PA where he focuses on civil litigation. 

Geiger graduated with honors in 1982 from Lafayette College, where he received the Chase Government Prize, the Novak Prize in Government & Law, and the Rexroth Prize in German.

He graduated from the Dickinson School of Law in 1985, where he served as the chairman of the Appellate Moot Court. During law school, Geiger interned with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Division in Frankfurt, Germany, where he assisted the Judge Advocate General’s Corp in the prosecution of criminal cases and served as a translator between JAG officers and German officials.

 

Experienced

 

Geiger has extensive jury trial experience in both federal and state courts throughout eastern Pennsylvania. He is the past president of the Monroe County Bar Association and has been awarded the Martindale Hubble AV Preeminent Rating, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

Geiger is consistently selected by both Federal and Pennsylvania State judges and lawyers for legal advice on procedural issues.

Geiger teaches other lawyers and government officials in seminars on federal constitutional law and Pennsylvania law.

Community-Minded

 

Geiger believes that community involvement is an important characteristic of an exceptional judge. As a dedicated citizen of Monroe County, he participates in his community on both a professional and personal level.

Geiger has served on the boards of the Eastern Monroe Public Library, the Library Foundation, the Pocono Arts Council, and the Pocono Youth Orchestra, He was recently selected for a board appointment at the Monroe County Historical Association.

 

 


Family

 

In his free time, Geiger enjoys playing the guitar, ukulele, and piano.  He keeps in shape by running and cycling, having completed the Steamtown Marathon (26.2 miles) and many half marathons. He is an avid reader and has a sincere appreciation for a good book. When the weather is nice, he likes to play tennis with his family or take his motorcycle on a ride through town.

Geiger has been married to his wife Karen for 26 years and lives in Stroud Township. They have two children, Emily and Timothy, who both graduated from the Stroudsburg Area School District.

The family dog, Daisy, is a loving companion and the official mascot of the Geiger For Judge campaign.