Patrick M. Keefe


Born October 31, 1954. Married, three children, one grandchild. Graduated University of Notre Dame, BA degree in Modern Language, 1976; 45 hours towards Masters Degree in Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1976-77; St. Louis University School of Law, JD, 1987. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri; AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell.

Sportswriter and Sports Editor, Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, IL, 1977-85.

Arbitrator for Mandatory Arbitration Program 20th Judicial Circuit, St. Clair County; chapter author Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Workers' Compensation Handbook, 1990- present. 

Co-author seminar paper on Psychological Injury in Worker’s Compensation, Illinois Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section, 1989.

Lecturer ISBA Workers' Compensation Section, Winter Seminar, 1994; Lecturer, Worker's Compensation Claims Association, 1997.

Past Co-Chairman, Workers' Compensation Committee for Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Member St. Clair County Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association,  East St. Louis Bar Association, Illinois Self-Insured Association.

Joined Keefe & DePauli, P.C. 1988.