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Mr. Geller has completed the ABI-St. John’s University 40-Hour Bankruptcy Mediation Training Program.  He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Business Litigation Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation Committee.  Mr. Geller has been recognized for his work on behalf of victims of domestic violence and applicants for political asylum, as well as for other public service. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of Congregation Bet Ha’am (South Portland, Maine) from 2007-2013, and continues to serve the Congregation in various capacities.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 60%
    30 years
  2. Debt Collection: 20%
  3. Business: 20%


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Contact info

Law Office of Jay S. Geller

One Monument Way
Suite 200
Portland, ME, 04101


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198505/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
FelllowAmerican College of Bankruptcy2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole MemberLaw Office of Jay S. Geller2012 - Present
ShareholderBernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson2009 - 2011
Sole MemberLaw Office of Jay S. Geller2000 - 2009
PartnerJenner & Block1993 - 1999
AssociateJenner & Block1985 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationVice Chair (Committee)2012 - Present
Maine State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1998 - Present
American Bar Associationmember1986 - Present
Dartmouth Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Dartmouth CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2015
Northeast ConferenceExpert Witnesses2014
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2014
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2013
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2012
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2011
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2010
Litigation Skills SymposiumLitigation Skills2009