|North Carolina Court of Appeals|
|Past position:||Attorney, private practice|
|Undergraduate:||Bryn Mawr College, 1980|
|Law School:||University of North Carolina School of Law, 1983|
Geer graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1980 with a degree in Sociology and received her law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1983.
Judge Geer began her legal career in 1983 as an associate with the law firm Paul, Weis, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City. She moved to North Carolina in 1986 to join the firm Smith, Patterson, Follin, Curtis, James, Harkavy & Lawrence, where she later became a partner. She became a founding partner of the firm Patterson, Harkavy & Lawrence, L.L.P. in 1991. She worked in this capacity until her election to the Court of Appeals in 2002.
Awards and associations
- Outstanding appellate judge, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Dybwad Humanitarian Award, American Association of Mental Retardation
- Board of Community Advisors, Hopeline, Inc.
- Main article: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010