Since 2001, Henley & Henley, P.C. has served individual clients and businesses in Dallas and throughout the Lone Star State and beyond. The firm practices in the areas involving personal injury, foreclosure defense, real estate law, commercial litigation, will and probate law and criminal defense. Partners Geoff Henley and Hudson Henley, along with the firm’s remaining lawyers and supporting staff, share a common commitment to provide clients with competent, caring and experienced legal services. At Henley & Henley P.C., their goal is to offer dependable legal advice and determined advocacy, providing the best possible results for clients.
Geoff J. Henley formed Henley & Henley, P.C. with his brother, Hudson, fostering an environment in which families, businesses, and the community at large can prosper. Geoff has tried criminal and personal injury actions in Texas and California. He is admitted to practice before the Texas Supreme Court and other courts of the state. He has also been admitted to practice before the Northern District and the Southern District of Texas. Geoff’s practice areas include personal injury, toxic torts, nursing home litigation and criminal defense.
Geoff fights to win, having successfully handled notable verdict and recoveries. Geoff has tried more than 100 cases to a verdict, and has racked up large victories in civil and criminal courts. As a prosecutor, Geoff tried two capital murders, two murders, several sex offenses and a variety of drug and violent offenses, including a world-renowned animal cruelty case involving a fatal dog stoning. Texas Lawyer captured Geoff’s greatest achievement during this period, though, where he obtained a capital murder conviction in a case without a body or any forensic evidence indicating death. “Corpus Delecti Aids Prosecutor in Murder Case,” March 19, 2001.
Prior to starting his own firm, Geoff clerked at the legendary Austin law firm of Minton, Burton, and Foster & Collins for two years, while attending law school. After passing the bar, the Dallas native moved to South Padre Island and joined the Cameron County District Attorneys’ Office in 1997. During his tenure at the district attorneys’ office, in 1997, Geoff began as a misdemeanor prosecutor rising to become the Misdemeanor Supervisor, and then ultimately a First Chair Felony Prosecutor.
Geoff received his J.D. from The University of Texas, Law 1996, and his B.A. in Government from the same university and earned his M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University, 1994. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and Dallas Bar Association.
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