August 10, 2018
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Recognizing the Greats of Our Profession

It’s always rewarding when we get to pause and reflect on our work as plaintiff’s lawyers — particularly when it comes to recognizing some of the greats of our profession and how they have impacted other people’s lives.
April 18, 2018
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Trucking Industry Rule Change Is Good News For Drivers

We’ve all been there: Driving along the highway, feeling pretty comfortable until a semi-truck approaches in the other lane. There’s a moment of feeling unsettled, maybe even afraid. Because we all know — if that truck were to crash, it would do some serious damage.
March 19, 2018
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Lab Mixup

It is human nature to trust our institutions and the people who work within them. In sending your child to school, you expect he or she will be taught by skilled teachers. Car gets broken into? You assume police will try to find the culprit. And when you go to the hospital, you trust that the physicians and lab technicians will do their best to keep you healthy. Society runs on trust.
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.
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 […]