Christie Geter is a member of JSH’s Transportation Trial team. She currently focuses her practice in the area of insurance defense litigation, where she defends clients in trucking and transportation matters, general liability, wrongful death, and civil rights. Christie has experience arguing many cases in both criminal and civil courts, obtaining favorable decisions.
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, team member on the ABA Moot Court Competition Team, member of the Women’s Law Student Association, and staff member on Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice.
Christie was awarded the 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. She is also a board member of the Albuquerque Bar Association and is currently serving as Secretary.
In her free time, Christie enjoys attending theatre and dance productions, traveling, practicing yoga, and snowboarding in the winter months.
Professional Recognition & Awards
- New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Young Defense Lawyer of the Year, 2020
- Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, Transportation Law, 2024
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
U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico