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Oil & Gas

Bruce E. Smith

Mr. Bruce Smith has been an attorney at Geiger Teeple since 1976. He maintains a general practice with an emphasis on oil and gas law and civil litigation.  He has successfully prosecuted four oil and gas cases before the Ohio Supreme Court and several of his cases are cited as legal precedent in current Ohio oil and gas litigation.

Brent A. Barnes

  • Associate, Geiger Teeple Robinson & McElwee, 2013 - present
  • Associate, Geiger Teeple Smith and Hahn, 2006 - 2013

Mr. Brent A. Barnes has been providing exceptional legal counsel to individuals and businesses throughout the greater Alliance area since 2006. Mr. Barnes is a native of Alliance and graduated from Alliance High School in 1999. He attended the University of Mount Union where he earned a BA with degrees in Business Finance and Political Science in 2003.

Keith J. George

  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1993-present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 1988-1992
  • Chairman, Financial Services and Mortgage Litigation Practice Group, Robinson & McElwee
  • Chairman, Litigation Department, Robinson & McElwee
  • Former Special Assistant Attorney General to the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Commission
  • Former Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, West Virginia Attorney General’s Office

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Craig S. Beeson

  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 2017-present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 2008-2017

Mr. Beeson’s practice primarily focuses on general civil litigation, including cases involving chemical and asbestos exposure, products liability claims, “deliberate intent,” breach of contract and class action claims.  He has litigated matters involving trespass, property law, oil and gas law, and financial services.  He also serves as local counsel for products liability and personal injury cases.