As a lawyer for cases involving children, Christopher Keane is one of the highest-rated plaintiff’s lawyers in the U.S., focusing his practice on representing injured or abused children and helping families who have lost children due to wrongful death. Referred to in Lawdragon Magazine as a “a tireless advocate for injured children,” he was named by the magazine as one of the 500 Leading Plaintiff’s Lawyers in America and was acknowledged for collecting “seven-figure wins for wrongful death, amputation, cerebral palsy and more.” Child injury attorney Chris Keane is also the author of Little Kids, Big Car Accident Cases and Little Kids in BIG Shaken Baby Syndrome Cases. He is currently in the process of writing Little Kids in BIG Brain Injury Cases. Focused on helping children who have been injured or abused, he handles child brain injury cases, shaken baby syndrome cases, and more.
Education, Experience, & Affiliations
Keane graduated from Wayne Law School in 1992 after receiving degrees from the prestigious University of London’s Hansard Scholars Parliamentary Program in 1988 and the University of Michigan Honors Program in 1989. Since his completion of law school in 1992, Chris Keane has practiced as a trial lawyer, representing the injured and only the injured in legal cases. As the President of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Board of Directors, he joins others in creating public awareness and educational programs that work to prevent child abuse and neglect. He is also a member 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.
Family & Background
Chris Keane currently resides in San Fransisco, CA, with his wife, Kristine, and their two children, Audrey and Miles. He decided to follow in his father’s footsteps after watching his dad help others through the practice of law as he was growing up, but Chris chose to focus his efforts specifically on helping children. As a parent himself, Keane is passionate about children living healthy and happy lives, and he handles cases with compassion as he works diligently to find medical treatment and rehabilitation for every injured child under his law firm’s care.
Community Activities & Involvement
National Advisory Board (Legal Advisory Committee) for the Sarah Jane Brain Foundation
San Francisco Neighborhood Emergency Response Team
Cole Valley Improvement Association
President of Board of Directors for San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
San Francisco EARN Real Estate Auxillary Member
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
State Bar of California
State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of Illinois