As one of the leading and highest-rated Plaintiff's lawyers in the United States, Christopher Keane commits his practice to representing children and only children. Focusing on child injuries, he has achieved an AV rating (the highest possible rating) from Martindale-Hubbell for his capability as well as commitment to legal ethics. The prestigious Lawdragon Magazine has named him one of the 500 Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America and referred to him as "a tireless advocate for injured children" who "has collected seven-figure wins for wrongful death, amputation, cerebral palsy and more." His is also the author of Little Kids, Big Car Accident Cases and is currently writing Little Kids in BIG Shaken Baby Syndrome Cases.
Education, Experience, & Legal Membership
After graduating from the University of London's Hansard Scholars Parliamentary Program in 1988 and the University of Michigan Honors Program in 1989, Keane attended Wayne Law School, where he graduated in 1992. Since then, Chris Keane has practiced as a trial lawyer and only represented the injured. He is among the noted members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum/The Top Trial Lawyers in America, the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, San Francisco Bar Association, Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar of California, State Bar of Michigan and State Bar of Illinois. He is also the President of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Board of Directors, joining others in efforts to prevent child neglect and abuse through education and public awareness programs.
Family & Background
Chris Keane and his wife, Kristine, live in San Fransisco, CA, with their two children, Audrey and Miles. After watching his dad help others through the practice of law, Keane decided to follow the same path and focus specifically on helping children. As a parent himself, Keane handles cases with compassion and works diligently to find treatment, rehabilitation, and care for every injured child he represents.
Community Involvement & Activities
President of Board of Directors for San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
National Advisory Board (Legal Advisory Committee) for the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
San Francisco EARN Real Estate Auxillary Member
Cole Valley Improvement Association
State Bar of California
State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of Illinois
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