Philip J. Geib, P.C. specializes in Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death. If you are injured on the job or involved in a motor vehicle accident, or if you are the victim of medical negligence, we can provide the specialized attention and assistance you need to resolve your case. Whether through settlement or litigation, we will help you get the best result possible. Philip J. Geib, P.C. provides legal representation and counseling throughout Virginia, North Carolina.

Philip J Geib

Philip J. Geib graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1984 and from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1987.


After graduating from the Naval Justice School in 1988, he was a Legal Assistance Attorney, special assistant U.S. attorney, Defense Counsel, and Prosecutor in the Marine Corps. He also served as Defense Counsel at the Marine Corps Bases in Okinawa and Beaufort, South Carolina.


Mr. Geib served in the United States Marine Corps as a Captain and was honorably discharged. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the North Carolina State Bar. In addition, he is a member of the Virginia Beach Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Trial Lawyers Association.


As a military defender and prosecutor, Mr. Geib was responsible for all aspects of trial preparation and litigation. This experience gave him an intimate knowledge of the courtroom and the steps it takes to bring a case to trial effectively.


Now as a private practitioner, Mr. Geib has achieved impressive results for his clients in many publicized and important cases in Hampton Roads. He has not only obtained large monetary verdicts and settlements for his clients but has also 'broken new ground' in civil litigation procedure on behalf of his clients.

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Alex Bell

Alex Bell is a 2003 graduate of Norfolk Academy, 2007 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College and a 2012 graduate of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.


In 2013 Bell was sworn into the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Bell was a law clerk for the honorable Charles E. Poston in the Norfolk Circuit Court.


He began his law career at Stackhouse, Nexsen & Turrietta, PLLC focusing on Workers’ Compensation defense and insurance defense. Bell then joined Bischoff Martingayle P.C. and focused on civil and commercial litigation as well as starting a workers’ compensation claimant’s practice.


For the last five years Bell operated his own general litigation law firm in downtown Norfolk where he represented a variety of clients from workers compensation claimants, to criminal defendants, as well as a variety of other clients facing various litigation issues.

Now Bell has narrowed his focus to workers compensation and criminal defense and looks forward to
helping his clients navigate their complex legal issues.