Assistant: Kim Murphy
Jeff graduated from Eastern Illinois University and from Valparaiso University School of Law. He clerked for a federal judge in South Bend, Indiana before setting out as a criminal defense lawyer and general practitioner. He established himself as a federal public defender and federal civil trial lawyer before relocating to Chicago.
Jeff handles litigation and appeals in areas of transportation, municipal liability, school law, premises liability, product liability, and construction liability. He represents construction companies, governmental agencies, manufacturers, national trucking companies, railroads, and air transportation companies in catastrophic death and personal injury cases. He has appeared before appellate courts in Illinois, Indiana, and the Seventh Circuit on numerous occasions. He has also appeared before the United States Supreme Court and the Illinois Supreme Court.
Jeff is admitted to practice in Texas, Illinois, Indiana, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar, the United States District Courts in the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Indiana, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Texas State Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association. He is a sustaining member of the Texas State Bar Litigation Section.
Statement in Compliance with Texas Rules of Professional Conduct: Unless otherwise indicated, Jeffrey Kehl is not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.