Mr. Stephen L. Geries

Mr. Stephen L. Geries: Attorney with Collins, Zorn & Wagner, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Collins, Zorn & Wagner, P.C.
  • 429 N.E. 50th, Second Floor, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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  • Stephen L. Geries is a shareholder of Collins, Zorn & Wagner, P.C. His practice is devoted largely to insurance defense, litigation, civil rights and state tort matters.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.7/5.0 (35)
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Attorney Awards

Biography

Recipient, CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing. Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity; Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Fraternity. Member: Moot Court Honor Board; Oklahoma Bar Association 5th Leadership Academy; Travelers Aid and Homeless Assistance Center, Board of Directors 2008-2010;

Areas of Practice (103)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Plaintiffs Claims
  • Agricultural Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Personal Rights
  • Prisoners Rights
  • Fifth Amendment Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Fourth Amendment Law
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Consumer Law
  • Consumer Rights
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Litigation
  • General Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Government
  • County Government Law
  • County Liability
  • Government Affairs
  • Government Immunity
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Governmental Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Local Government Civil Rights
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Law
  • Political Subdivision Liability
  • Public Officials Liability
  • Public Policy
  • State Government Law
  • Automobile Liability
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Property Loss
  • Public Liability
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense Subrogation
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections Law
  • Excessive Use of Force
  • False Arrest
  • False Imprisonment
  • High Speed Police Pursuit Litigation
  • Law Enforcement Disciplinary
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Law Enforcement Officers Rights
  • Police Brutality
  • Police Liability
  • Police Liability Defense
  • Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Civil Rights
  • Municipal Defense
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bodily Injury
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Slip and Fall
  • Property Law
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
405-694-4459  Phone
(405) 524-2070  Phone
(405) 524-2078  Fax
www.czwlaw.com
University Attended:
Amarillo College, Emergency Medical Technician Certificate; Peace Officer Certificate; Oklahoma City University School of Law, M.B.A., with honors, 2001; West Texas A & M University, B.S., 1993
Law School Attended:
Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
2001
Admission:
2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2003, U.S. District Court: Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma; 2001, Oklahoma; 2005, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
State Bar of Oklahoma; Oklahoma County Bar Association; Canadian County Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; American Bar Association; Oklahoma Association of Municipal Attorneys; Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel,
Special Agencies:
Deputy Sheriff and Dispatcher, Randall County, Texas, Sheriff's Office, 1993-1998;
Firefighter, Canyon, Texas, Fire Department, 1990-1998;
Assistant District Attorney, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, District Attorney's Office, 2001-2002;
School Board, Yukon Public Schools, 2005-2011
Languages:
English
Reported Cases:
Norton v. City of Marietta, OK, 432 F.3d 1145 (10th Cir. 2005); Price v. Philpot, 420 F.3d 1158 (10th Cir. 2005); Gilmore v. Board of County Commissioners of Logan County, 147 P.3d 29b (OK. Civ. App. 2006); Eidson v. Owens, 515 F.3d 1139 (10th Cir. 2008); Bosh v. Cherokee County Governmental Building Authority, 305 P.3d 994, (Okla. 2013); Smith v. City of Stillwater, 328 P.3d 1192 (Okla. 2014); Howard v. Grady County Criminal Justice Authority, --P.3d--, 2017 OK CIV APP 7; Rife v. Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, 846 F.3d 1119, (10th Cir. 2017); Rife v. Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, 854 F.3d 637, (10th Cir. 2017)
ISLN:
916063403
Hobbies & interests:
Music, reading, outdoor activities, fishing, hunting, golf.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (35 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Deputy General Counsel on 05/22/17 in Civil Rights Section 1983

    Stephen is knowledgeable, experienced, and a zealous advocate. He is a tireless worker who uses his skills and knowledge to his clients' advantage while still maintaining a professional relationship with opposing counsel.

    Stephen is knowledgeable, experienced, and a zealous advocate. He is a tireless worker who uses his skills and knowledge to his clients' advantage while still maintaining a professional relationship with opposing counsel. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 06/13/11 in Litigation

    Steve does an outstanding job advocating for his clients without sacrificing his ethical standards. Steve is a credit to the profession.

    Steve does an outstanding job advocating for his clients without sacrificing his ethical standards. Steve is a credit to the profession. Read less

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