Conniff Law Offices is proud to announce that James T. Keleher has become the firm’s newest partner. After working for ten years at Conniff Law Offices, this latest accomplishment for Mr. Keleher is a reflection of his continued hard work and dedication. In recent years, Mr. Keleher has made a name for himself both as a distinguished attorney among his peers in the legal profession and as a reliable and capable legal representative among his clients. Now a partner at Conniff Law Offices, Mr. Keleher brings to the firm a specialized experience in complex divorce litigation.
As a student at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Mr. Keleher knew early on that he wanted to focus his legal profession exclusively on family law. His early awareness of his interest in family law has allowed him to accumulate a great deal of knowledge and experience in areas related to divorce, such as child custody, mediation, arbitration, and negotiation. This knowledge gives him a unique set of skills that makes him a highly capable attorney for clients who are pursuing their divorce either through litigated or alternative means. While at The John Marshall Law School, Mr. Keleher’s skills and ambition were recognized early on. He was named to the Dean’s List, received the CALI Award for scholastic excellence, and was nominated as a Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges.
Since joining Conniff Law Offices as a Law Clerk in May 2005, Mr. Keleher has proven himself to be a committed and effective member of the firm’s team. After graduating from John Marshall Law School he was made an Associate at the firm before most recently being named a Partner. As a practicing attorney, Mr. Keleher has made a name for himself both in and out of the courtroom. In litigated cases he has been particularly successful in the area of child custody and he has had two child custody rulings affirmed on appeal. His clients have also recognized the value and professionalism of his service and he was awarded the Avvo 2015 Clients’ Choice Award as a result of their high satisfaction.
Mr. Keleher is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the West Suburban Bar Association. Furthermore, he has supported a number of charitable organizations, including Opportunity Knocks, the Kathleen Marian Garrigan Leadership Scholarship, and the Joshua Davis Scholarship Fund.
Mr. Keleher specializes in complex divorce litigation and brings his experience and knowledge of this important area of family law to Conniff Law Offices. As a firm that has already built up a considerable reputation in the family law community–especially in the areas of collaborative and mediated divorce–Mr. Keleher’s unique expertise makes Conniff Law Offices even more diverse and well-rounded in the services we offer our clients. For anyone who is considering a divorce, the team at Conniff Law Offices has the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience needed to help ensure clients’ needs and expectations are met throughout the divorce process.