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Thomas Francis Keating Jr

Thomas Francis Keating Jr

About me

Tom Keating specializes primarily in the representation of accident victims and the owners of small and medium-size businesses. He prides himself in working personally with each of his clients to obtain the best possible result on their behalf. Tom has traveled to 10 Northern California counties to try cases for his clients. He is experienced in representing people who have been injured in auto accidents,vehicle-pedestrian collisions, big rig accidents, slip-and-fall and and trip-and-fall accidentsmotorcycle and bicycle accidents, and as a result of false arrests andelder abuse. His experience includes the handling of all types of serious injuries, including brain injury, wrongful death, and serious back injuries and knee injuries.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 90%
  2. Litigation: 10%

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  • Wayne H Maire

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    Wayne Maire Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christian Florian Kemos

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. Time and again I see how Tom goes the extra mile for his personal injury clients. Not only is he an extremely knowledgeable lawyer and outstanding trial attorney, he is deeply committed to his clients throughout the litigation process. His commitment, caring and empathy for the people he represents set him apart.


    Christian Kemos Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Freitas McCarthy et al

1108 5th Ave 3FL
San Rafael, CA, 94901


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedSuper Lawyers2011
Recognition for Extraordinary DedicationCalifornia Association of Consumer Attorneys1996
Recognition for Special ContributionCDC1996
Exceptional Performance CitationDRI1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ross Valley RotaryPresident2010 - 2011
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
CDCFormer President2000 - 2000
American Inns of CourtMaster2000 - Present
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and NevadaPast President1995 - 1995
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate1986 - Present
Marin County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - BerkeleyN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
San Francisco Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Financing LitigationFinancing Plaintiff's Medical Costs - Medfin2013
Top Ten Tips on Cross-Examining an ExpertExpert Cross Examination2009
Caught in the Judges Headlights - Now WhatProper Courtroom Decorum2008
Winning Your First Civil TrialPreparation for Trial and Courtroom Protocol2007
Clawing Your Way to VictoryThe Tension Between Our Adversarial System and the Search for Truth2007
Civil Trial From Start to FinsishOpening Statement2006
The Corporate Entity and Alter Ego LiabilityAlter Ego Liability2005
Collateral Estoppel and Res JudicataAlter Ego and Collateral Estoppel2005
Brain Injury and the LawThe Defense Perspective2001
Masters in Trial Demonstration of Trial of Wrongful Death CaseDemonstration of Opening Statement1999
Masters in TrialDemonstration of Trial Technique1998
Demonstration Trial of Auto Accident CaseCross Examination of Plaintiff1996
TrialTrial Preparation1992
Masters in TrialDemonstration of Direct Examination of Trial Witness1990
Government Tort LiabilityCalifornia Government Claims Statute1986