Columbus OHIO

ABOUT Christopher J. Geer

A highly experienced lawyer with a long list of admissions and judicial experience at a variety of levels, Chris Geer brings a lot of strengths to the table as a litigator.

He has extensive litigation experience involving large marital estates and small property cases.

Known for his calm demeanor and disarming sense of humor, he worked as an attorney for nearly twenty-nine years in central Ohio before becoming a Judge in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations/ Juvenile Branch from 2007 to 2012.

Chris Geer has lectured extensively over the years to lawyers and non-professionals alike on divorce, juvenile, and other litigation issues. As a former foster parent, he is extremely interested in litigating the best interests of children of divorce.

Articles & Presentations


•Contributing Editor, “Divorce Docs” Family Law Software
•Co-Author , “Family Law Practice In Ohio”


• Parental Rights and Responsibilities Litigation, Academy of Continuing Legal Education, November 2, 2007
• Making Your Case Through The Opposing Party/Witness, Chester Professionalism Institute, Sponsored by the Columbus Bar Association, November 2, 2007
• How To Try The Perfect Divorce, Academy of Continued Legal Education, November 18, 2008
•“2005 Family Law Seminar,” Ohio Association of Trial Lawyers Education Foundation, March 31, 2005
•“Complex Issues In Divorce For The Ohio Practitioner,” National Business Institute, November 19, 2003
•“Law Office Basics - Domestic Law,” Columbus Bar Association Class, April 4, 2002
•“Child Custody and Visitation In Ohio,” National Business Institute, April 2, 2002
•“Domestic Law In Ohio,” National Business Institute, January 7, 2000
•“Equitable Distributions In Divorce Settlements In Ohio,” National Business Institute, February 17, 1998
•“Family Law Litigation,” Ohio CLE Institute, March 14, 1997
•“Effective Family Law Practice In Ohio,” National Business Institute, February 29, 1996
•“President’s Seminar,” Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, December 2, 1994
•“Tax Aspects of Divorce In Ohio,” National Business Institute, February 22, 1994
•“Family Law In Ohio,” National Business Institute, February 12, 1993


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Areas of LAW

  • Family
  • Prenuptial Agreements

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