Geoffrey D. Sessions

200 West Forsyth Street
Suite 400
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Geoffrey D. Sessions is a Partner in our office in Jacksonville, Florida, and he has decades of expertise in litigating and arbitrating all manner of aging services, medical malpractice, professional malpractice and general liability claims.

Geoff works with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals as well as hospitals and healthcare facilities to rigorously defend them in claims that arise and other legal endeavors. He is a longtime member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Defense Research Institute, and he holds an A/V rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

He has more than 20 years of knowledge and experience in handling a variety of litigation, arbitration and transactional matters across several industries including healthcare, insurance, real estate, transportation, professional liability and hospitality. Previously, he was a shareholder at two other firms in Jacksonville. Geoff began his career as a prosecutor in Tallahassee, Florida.

Geoff earned a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law, and during law school he was a member of the Trial Team, Moot Court Board and Phi Delta Phi. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Florida State University.

He was formerly a barrister in the Chester Bedell Inns of Court in Jacksonville, and chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 4-B in Jacksonville.

Geoff serves on the Board of Directors for Pine Castle, an organization that empowers adults with developmental and intellectual differences by creating opportunities to work, learn and connect with others as they strive to gain more independence. He and his wife Marcy have twins, a son and a daughter, who are in college.

EXPERIENCE

Geoff has more than two decades of experience in litigation, arbitration and transactions for clients across the healthcare, insurance, real estate, transportation and hospitality industries.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law
  • B.S., Florida State University

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute — Steering Committee for Nursing Home/ALF Seminar

Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell A/V rating
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite 2018
  • Jacksonville Florida Legal Eagle by Jacksonville Magazine
  • Top Lawyers of Jacksonville by Jacksonville Magazine

Presentations

  • Presentation on the importance of the right to a trial by jury and an independent judiciary at American Board of Trial Advocates Seventh Amendment Symposium in Jacksonville, FL — 2016, 2017 and 2018.
  • Geoff is also frequently invited to speak at client seminars and meetings on issues relevant to the long-term care industry.
JACKSONVILLE, FL – May 10, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to welcome Geoffrey D. Sessions as a Partner in its office in
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Geoffrey D. Sessions is a Partner in our office in Jacksonville, Florida, and he has decades of expertise in litigating and arbitrating all manner of aging services, medical malpractice, professional malpractice and general liability claims.

Geoff works with doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals as well as hospitals and healthcare facilities to rigorously defend them in claims that arise and other legal endeavors. He is a longtime member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Defense Research Institute, and he holds an A/V rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

He has more than 20 years of knowledge and experience in handling a variety of litigation, arbitration and transactional matters across several industries including healthcare, insurance, real estate, transportation, professional liability and hospitality. Previously, he was a shareholder at two other firms in Jacksonville. Geoff began his career as a prosecutor in Tallahassee, Florida.

Geoff earned a Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law, and during law school he was a member of the Trial Team, Moot Court Board and Phi Delta Phi. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Florida State University.

He was formerly a barrister in the Chester Bedell Inns of Court in Jacksonville, and chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 4-B in Jacksonville.

Geoff serves on the Board of Directors for Pine Castle, an organization that empowers adults with developmental and intellectual differences by creating opportunities to work, learn and connect with others as they strive to gain more independence. He and his wife Marcy have twins, a son and a daughter, who are in college.

EXPERIENCE

Geoff has more than two decades of experience in litigation, arbitration and transactions for clients across the healthcare, insurance, real estate, transportation and hospitality industries.

ADMITTED

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law
  • B.S., Florida State University

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute — Steering Committee for Nursing Home/ALF Seminar

Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell A/V rating
  • Florida Trend Legal Elite 2018
  • Jacksonville Florida Legal Eagle by Jacksonville Magazine
  • Top Lawyers of Jacksonville by Jacksonville Magazine

Presentations

  • Presentation on the importance of the right to a trial by jury and an independent judiciary at American Board of Trial Advocates Seventh Amendment Symposium in Jacksonville, FL — 2016, 2017 and 2018.
  • Geoff is also frequently invited to speak at client seminars and meetings on issues relevant to the long-term care industry.
JACKSONVILLE, FL – May 10, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is delighted to welcome Geoffrey D. Sessions as a Partner in its office in
Practice Specific Experience
Related Industries