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He was one of the best-known lawyers of the Palermo Court having held the role of councilor of the Order for almost twenty years and for over ten years that of vice president of the Cassa Forense, but he was also mayor of Castelbuono, his city of origin.
The lawyer Santi Geraci passed away at the age of 65 after a short illness.
After graduating in Law, he began his career in one of the most prestigious studios in the city, discovering and learning the trade from a dean of Palermo law, the lawyer Biagio Bruno, historic president of the Palermo Bar.
Right from the start, Geraci stands out for its professionalism and great knowledge of procedural and substantive civil law.
Castelbuonese by birth, in 1991 he was also mayor of the Madonite town.
“He has spent his entire life in the profession, fully embodying the highest values of the law profession with competence and transparency – his son Alfredo tells PalermoToday – without ever neglecting the indispensable fairness in relations with colleagues and in awareness and respect roles in relations with the judiciary and with all legal operators and institutions “.
Founder in 2000 of the legal association Jus, of which he was national coordinator, he has always spread the legal culture through scientific and educational activity.
As part of his institutional roles, he took an active part in the elaboration of important reforms in favor of the legal profession.
Lately he had been involved in defending Mondello Italo Belga in the case of the evacuation of the Baretto.
A life spent therefore for the profession and for the forensic policy exercised with a spirit of service.
“He was a point of reference for many colleagues – concludes his son, who is also a lawyer -.
His values and teachings are a heritage for all the students he has trained and initiated into the profession over many years, first of all us children, both lawyers.
He leaves a great void in his family and in the entire legal profession.