DAVID PARKER GEIS practices family law throughout the South Carolina Low Country, including Beaufort and Jasper County. He is of counsel to the White Plains , New York law firm of Kramer & Kozek, P.C.. Mr. Geis has the highest peer review rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability from Martindale Hubbell, and is listed in the national Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in both New York and South Carolina.
Mr. Geis is a member and past Chairman of the Family Law Council of the South Carolina Bar; and Past President of the Beaufort County Bar. Mr. Geis has lectured in the area of Family Law a to and is a contributor to the Toolkit for Family Lawyers.
Mr. Geis is an experienced trial attorney and has practiced matrimonial law for over 30 years, both in New York State and South Carolina. He presently restricts his matrimonial practice to South Carolina and has practiced almost exclusively in South Carolina for approximately 10 years. Mr. Geis is also a Certified Family Law Mediator in South Carolina and New York State. He became qualified in New York State in 1993, and in South Carolina in 2001.
Mr. Geis is a graduate of Adelphi University, B.A. 1966; Fordham University School of Law, J. D. 1972 , and New York University School of Law, LLM, 1977. He served as an officer on active duty in the U.S. Army and is a Vietnam Veteran.
Mr. Geis and his Wife live on Hilton Head Island, and also maintain a residence in Westchester County, New York. They have 2 adult children and two grandchildren.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Top 10 Attorneys||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2018|
|First Lieutenant||U.S. Army||1966 - 1969|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee||Member||2000 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar||Member||2000 - Present|
|Hilton Head Island Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Beaufort County Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||1980 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||1974 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar, Family Law Section||Chairman||2012 - 2013|
|Beaufort County Bar Association||President||2008 - 2010|
|South Carolina Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2007 - 2015|
|New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section||Member||1991 - 2008|
|New York State Bar Association||Legislative Committee Member||1983 - 1986|
|New York University||LL.M - Master of Laws||1977|
|Fordham University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1972|
|Adelphi University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1966|
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