Jackson County attorney Donna Geiger has announced her candidacy for probate judge of Jackson County.
After graduating from Winder-Barrow High School in 1981, Geiger served four years active duty in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps. She received her B.S. from Texas A&M University in 1992 in construction management. She was employed as a project controls engineer for Fluor Corporation working on U.S. based and international oil and gas refinery projects.
Geiger received her J.D. from the University of Houston in 2002. After completing law school, Geiger returned home where she spent several years with the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding LLP working in environmental litigation and U.S. Department of Justice reviews. Most recently, Geiger has been in private practice with an emphasis on elder law issues.
Geiger enjoys many outdoor activities, including vegetable farming and caring for livestock. Geiger is passionate about animal advocacy, supporting local and national animal rescue groups.
“As the sixth generation of my family to live on our family farm in Jackson County (near Braselton), I am very proud of its history,” she said. “I have a vested interest in the future of our county and look forward to serving our citizens.”