Christie Geter’s practice focuses in the areas of transportation, auto, products, and general liability defense. She has successfully argued complex cases at court hearings, including toxic tort cases, and those involving the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Wrongful Death Act.
Prior to joining JSH, Christie worked at a local insurance defense firm, where she represented clients in coverage and bad faith, construction defect, personal injury, property damage, and workers’ compensation cases. Christie also worked as an assistant trial attorney for the Office of the Second Judicial District Attorney in New Mexico.
While attending law school at the University of Minnesota, Christie worked as a Certified Student Attorney at the Denver District Attorney’s Office and Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office. She served as Managing Director of the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Moot Court, staff member on Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, team member on the ABA Moot Court Competition Team, and member of the Women’s Law Student Association.
In her free time, Christie enjoys attending theatre and dance productions, honing her Spanish language skills, visiting friends and family, and snowboarding in the winter months.
Professional Recognition & Awards
- New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Young Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2020
Presentations & Publications
- “Let’s Try This Again, Separate Educational Facilities are Inherently Unequal: Why Minnesota Should Issue a Desegregation Order and Define Adequacy in Cruz-Guzman v. State,” Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Vol. 38 (Winter 2020).
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2019
University of New Mexico, B.A., magna cum laude, Cinematic Arts, 2012
Dean’s List, National Honor Society
- New Mexico
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico