The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows. They have demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Established in 1955, The Fellows support the research of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in The Fellows is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. (http://www.americanbarfoundation.org)
John E. Keefe, Jr., a Certified Trial Attorney, has devoted much of his time to civil trial practice throughout the state, specializing in negligence and product liability as well as class action and complex mass tort litigation. Having founded Keefe Bartels in 2006, John, the firm’s co-managing partner, leads our plaintiffs’ personal injury, mass tort litigation and complex litigation department.
He has also served as Co-Counsel in a national consumer fraud class settlement in Chicago, Illinois on behalf of thousands of consumers nationwide. Additional matters John has handled include: motor vehicle wrongful death, product liability, disfigurement, total disability, premises liability, burn injuries, worksite OSHA violations, multiple trauma, hospital negligence wrongful death and long term care negligence involving burns and wrongful death.
AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, John earned his B.A. degree from Gettysburg College in 1987 and his Juris Doctor degree at Seton Hall University School of Law in 1990. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, and Washington D.C. John recently was elected as Secretary to the New Jersey State Bar Association.
“It is an honor to be considered for acceptance as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and I look forward to joining my esteemed brother and sister trial lawyers who have set high the bar for excellence in the courtroom and preserve our unparalleled system of justice and trial by jury, ”says John Keefe.
Keefe Bartels, LLC’s headquarters is located at 170 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701 with additional offices at 57 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 and 263 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ 07105. For more information, please visit the firm's website at www.keefebartels.com