Laura Benitez Geisler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Geisler Law Firm
 | 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 1400, Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-651-4200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Laura Benitez Geisler leads her clients through the legal process during some of the most difficult and painful times in their lives. For nearly two decades, Ms. Geisler has aggressively advocated on behalf of those injured due to the negligence of others. Her professional colleagues refer personal injury and other high stakes litigation matters to her knowing she can be relied upon to use her exceptional advocacy skills to represent her clients with passion and empathy.

A longstanding leader in the legal community, Ms. Geisler has served on the Dallas Bar Association's Board of Directors since 2006 and currently holds the office of 2nd Vice-President.  She is a former President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers and the Dallas Women Lawyers Association. 

"I consider it a privilege and honor to serve my clients, I consider it a responsibility to serve the profession and community."

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2004 - 2011

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About Laura Geisler

Admitted: 1997, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.lbglawfirm.com/Attorney/Laura-B-Geisler.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2016
  • Presidential Citation, Dallas Bar Association, 2015
  • Super Lawyers - Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Thompson Reuters, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Latino Leaders of the Future Dallas, Latino Leaders, 2013
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, 2012
  • Top Hispanic Lawyer Under 40, National Hispanic Bar Association, 2011
  • Attorney of the Month, Attorney at Law Magazine, Vol. 2 No. 2
  • Dallas Community Television, Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Community Contributions, July 2006
  • "Emerging Hispanic Leader", Al Dia, Oct. 2008
  • Thompson Reuters Texas Super Lawyer "Rising Star", Texas Monthly, 2004 - 2011
  • "Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40", D Magazine, May 2004; May 2006
  • "Best Lawyers in Dallas", D Magazine, May 2007, 2008
  • Southern Methodist University Law Review, Staff Member, 1995 - 1996
  • Southern Methodist University Law Review, Articles Editor, 1996 - 1997
  • The Best Lawyers in America® - Personal Injury Litigation.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Dallas Bar Association, 2nd Vice-President, 2016
  • Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors, Chair, 2015
  • Dallas Bar Association, Director, 2006
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Sustaining Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Trustee, 2004-2007; 2015-16
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1997
  • Texas, 1997
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Trustee, 2004 - 2007
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate, 2000 - 2001
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2004 - 2007
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Director, 1999 - 2001
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2000 - 2001
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, President-Elect, 2002
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, President, 2003
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Advisory Board, 2005 - 2007
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, Secretary, 2001 - 2002
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, Executive Committee - 2004 & 2010
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Director, 2001 - 2003
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Secretary, 2004
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Treasurer, 2005
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, President-Elect, 2006
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, President, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dallas Community Service Fund, Vice-President, 2016
  • Co-Chair, Equal Access to Justice Campaign, 2014
  • DISD E-Mentor, 2006-2008, 2010-2011
  • Big Sister Volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dallas, 1995 - 2000
  • Student Mentor, Dallas Can! Academy, 2000
  • Advisory Board Member, Dallas Can! Academy, 1998 - 2001
  • Board of Directors, Anita Martinez Ballet Folklorico, 2004 - 2006
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association - Legal Leaders: Hot 100 Who Care, 2007
  • Advisory Board, DOORS (Dallas One-Stop Optimized Re-Entry System), 2010 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Presenter, Day Care Injuries and Litigation, American Association Of Justice, 2013
  • Faculty Presenter, Current Issues in Premises Liability Claims Governed by Statute, College For Judicial Studies, 2013
  • Friend, Follower or Foe: Ethics and "Informal" Social Media Discovery, Texas Lawyer, October 10, 2011
  • The Impact of 'Obergefell' on Wrongful Death Claims, Texas Lawyer, Jan. 25, 2016
  • Guest Professor, Trial Advocacy, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Guest Instructor, National Institute Trial Advocacy, 2009
  • Alternatives to Big Firm Practice, SMU Dedman School of Law, 2006, 2007
  • Effective Networking, SMU Dedman School of Law, Oct. 2006, Oct. 2007, September 2010
  • Discovery Tools for Paralegals, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 2006
  • Can You Handle the Truth: Balancing Work and Play, Dallas Bar Association/DAYL, 2006
  • Opening and Managing a Small Firm, State Bar of Texas, 2008
  • The Personal Injury Case from the Plaintiff and Defense Perspective, Dallas Bar Association, Minority Attorney Business Development Initiative Workshop, June 2006, June 2008
  • Secrets to Associate Success, Dallas Bar Association/DAYL, 2007
  • Publicly Disparaging the Opposing Party, the Opposing Counsel and the Judge and the Manipulation of Public Opinion, Dallas Bar Association, 2008
  • What Every Young Lawyer Should Know About Initial Pleadings, 2009
  • Social Media Ethics, Dallas Bar Association, October 2011
  • Starting Your Own Law Practice, Dallas Bar Association, Feb 2012
  • A Win for Plaintiffs: Chapter 95 Interpretation Narrowed, Texas Lawyer, June 25, 2014
  • Expert Issues Arising During Trial: Effectively Communicating Complex Concepts to Jurors, 17 Security Journal 31, 2004

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctrate, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1997
  • University of Texas at San Antonio, B.A. in Criminal Justice, 1994
Office Location for Laura Benitez Geisler

3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Ste. 1400
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 214-651-4200

 

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Last Updated: 1/25/2017

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