Robert J. Gieb is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970 from St. Mary‘s University in San Antonio, Texas, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas in 1975.
He was an assistant district attorney in Tarrant County, Texas where he was first assigned to the criminal division and then later to the civil division. In the civil division he represented various county agencies, the Tarrant County Hospital District (JPS Hospital), and Tarrant County Mental Health and Mental Retardation. After leaving the district attorney’s office he opened his private practice in 1984.
Mr. Gieb is a member of the State Bar of Texas, and is admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
He is a founding director, and past president of the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, and a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association. He is a National Certified Guardian by the National Guardianship Association, and a frequent speaker on estate and guardianship matters.
He was a member of the United States Army Reserves from which he was honorably discharged.
Mr. Gieb is chairman of the local Red Mass Committee of the Tarrant County Catholic Lawyer’s Guild, and local counsel for Catholics United For Life.
Lisa Maikell, Certified Paralegal
Lisa Maikell is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. She was a deputy county clerk in the probate division of the office of the Tarrant County Clerk. Later she worked as a probate assistant on the staff of Judge Steve M. King in Tarrant County Probate Court Number One. In 1998 she joined the staff of the Law Office of Robert J. Gieb.
Ms. Maikell is a certified paralegal, and a member of the Fort Worth Paralegal Association.
Sue McElfresh, Legal Secretary
Sue McElfresh is a native of Indiana. She worked as secretary in the Law Office of Ruben Gonzalez until joining the staff of the Law Office of Robert J. Gieb as a legal secretary.