May 26, 2015

Carol Klaine v. Southern Illinois Hospital Services

May 19, 2015

‘They got it right’: Jurors acquit Garrett in cold case

A St. Clair County jury found Carlos Garrett not guilty Friday night of the murder of Centerville teenager Nicole Willis, who was found naked and beaten to death in 1989 in a vacant lot a block away from her home. Garrett sat motionless and then looked down after Circuit Judge […]
May 5, 2015

Reforming Legal Education Could Address Justice Gap

By Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. A couple years ago I agreed to serve as interim dean of a law school. In the interest of complete disclosure it was, to put it charitably, tempestuous. “Academia Meets Trial Lawyer”…coming to a theater near you…There will be no sequel. But I did learn […]
May 4, 2015

Belleville’s Tom Keefe Jr. and Son Thomas III of Keefe & Keefe PC

BELLEVILLE — Around their law office they are known simply as T-2 and T-3. Files are labeled that way and messages recorded thusly. T-2 is Thomas Q. Keefe Jr. T-3 is Thomas Q. Keefe III. They are father-son partners in the venerable firm of Keefe & Keefe PC, regarded as one of the most successful law firms south of Chicago. The Keefes have […]