Geoff graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1994. While at West Point, Geoff received the prestigious Commandant's Wreath for excellence in academics, military, and physical achievement. Upon graduation, Geoff received his Bachelor's of Science degree in economics and was commissioned in the United States Army as a Field Artillery officer. Geoff served with the United States Army's First and Third Infantry Divisions and his assignments include tours in Germany and a tour with the United States Cavalry Bosnia-Herzegovina.
During his military career, Geoff earned numerous awards and citations, including the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, and the NATO Medal. Geoff is also a graduate of the United States Army's Airborne School, Air Assault School, and Mountain Warfare School. After leaving the active duty Army, Geoff served tours with the Vermont National Guard and the Ohio National Guard.
Upon returning from his military service in Europe, Geoff attended law school at the University of Notre Dame where he graduated magna cum laude in 2000. While at Notre Dame, Geoff served as the Executive Editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy and as the Treasurer of the Military Law Students Association.
After graduating from Notre Dame School of Law, Geoff worked at the law firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Cleveland, Ohio. As part of Jones Day's antitrust litigation department, Geoff assisted the Jones Day team in representing American companies in a variety of complex legal settings.
At Bordas & Bordas, Geoff concentrates his work on the firm's complex litigation and medical malpractice cases. He has acquired substantial experience in discovery and trial of personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
Geoff has also represented clients in the federal courts as well, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. Geoff has also represented clients before the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
In addition to his medical malpractice experience, Geoff has also successfully represented individuals harmed by the negligence of stockbrokers. This experience includes the representation of individuals before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel.
Geoff has also represented individuals harmed by the misconduct of energy companies, including those harmed by electric distribution companies and natural gas providers.
Geoff is also active in advancing the development of the legal profession. For example, his work on the statutory law applicable to Ohio personal injury litigation was published in Ohio Trial, a periodical read by plaintiff's attorneys throughout the state of Ohio. Geoff's expertise in working with expert witnesses recently lead to his presentation on that subject at the 2011 litigation seminar put on by West Virginia Continuing Legal Education.
Geoff is a member of the American Association for Justice, the West Virginia Association for Justice, and the Ohio Association for Justice.
Geoff lives in Wheeling with his wife and four children.
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