August 13, 2015

Joe Power Presents Tom Keefe with the 2015 Leonard M. Ring Award

June 3, 2015

Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. Awarded Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award

Thomas Q. Keefe, Jr. will be awarded the prestigious Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) convention on Friday, June 5, 2015. The convention will be held at the Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort in Oak Brook, Illinois. The criteria of the award are […]
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 […]