Wednesday, July 24, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Attorney Michael S. Keating Named Chair of National Bicycle Litigation Committee

Illinois Bicycle Lawyer, Michael Keating, Appointed Chair
of the American Association for Justice’s Bicycle Litigation Committee

Attorney Michael S. Keating of Keating Law Offices, P.C. in Chicago, has been named the Chair of the American Association for Justice’s Bicycle Litigation Committee. This is the first time an attorney from the Midwest region has been named Chair of the Bicycle Litigation Committee. This appointment will also make Mr. Keating one of the youngest committee chairs in the United States. Regarding his appointment, Michael S. Keating stated:

I am very honored to be selected as the Chair of the national Bicycle Litigation Committee. Everyone at Keating Law Offices is very proud of the fact that this is the first time an attorney from the Midwest has been selected as the chair of the committee. In many ways this is an honor for all of Illinois’ bicycle community as it reflects the respect Illinois bicycling is receiving nationally for our commitment to safe bicycling.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ), also known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, is the national trial lawyer’s organization in the United States. As the world's largest trial bar, AAJ promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims' rights—particularly the right to trial by jury—and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety.

Michael S. Keating, founding partner of Keating Law Offices, P.C., is one of the most experienced and respected attorneys focusing on bicycle-related transportation litigation in the United States. Keating Law Offices has successfully resolved an extensive list of bicycle accident cases through settlement and verdicts at trial. Keating Law Offices publishes the well respected and widely read legal blog, 

Keating Law Offices also serves as an advocate for safe bicycling in communities throughout Illinois by offering pro bono legal services and outreach efforts on behalf of bicycling organizations. Mr. Keating is also a frequent speaker and lecturer on the subject of bicycle law and litigation in communities throughout Illinois.

Mr. Keating lives in Evanston, Illinois with his wife and two children.
The Illinois Bicycle Law Shield