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Ben Kumar Keathley

Business Attorney at Chesterfield, MO

5.0   1 review

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About Ben

Learn Ben’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Business
    20%
    If you want to start, manage, transfer, or exit a business, you may benefit from a business attorney's services. Business attorneys have experience with many different industries and professional fields.

    10 years

  2. Contracts and agreements
    20%

    10 years

  3. General practice
    20%
    Individual advocacy, Consumer Protection, Estate Planning, Family

  4. Limited liability company (LLC)
    20%

  5. State, local, and municipal law
    20%
    State, local, and municipal lawyers focus on a particular area of state, local, and/or municipal government regulation. These lawyers can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government.

Ben is passionately dedicated to fighting for those individuals that have been seriously injured.  He continues to represent clients that have been hurt in traffic accidents, serious falls, animal attacks, and other wrongful acts by both individuals and large corporations.  Ben’s highest priority is making sure that each of his clients receives the best representation and service possible.
 
Ben was born and raised in St. Louis County and comes from a long line of attorneys that have represented clients both locally and internationally.  Ben attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois where he was on Dean’s List and earned Academic All-Conference honors in NCAA Varsity Baseball.  While a law student at Syracuse University, Ben served as Vice-President of his law class and received the Distinguished Service Award for his continuous work on the Student Bar Association.  Additionally, he dedicated himself to representing low income individuals on a variety of legal issues. 
 
After law school, Ben joined one of Missouri’s top Plaintiff firms, and he began representing seriously injured individuals.  He honed his skills as a trial attorney, while witnessing the nickel dime tactics practiced by insurance companies to avoid paying claims.  Drawing on his experience and passion, Ben founded The Keathley Law Office in 2015 to provide legal help to those injured individuals who need it the most.
 
Ben’s commitment to fighting for others’ legal rights is present in all of his work.  He is a passionate member of the Himalayan Family Healthcare Project and has been appointed by the Mayor of Chesterfield to the Citizens for the Environment Committee.  Ben is also heavily involved in teaching the trial attorneys of tomorrow and proudly coaches the Lafayette High School Mock Trial team.

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Licensed for 9 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 2015
Updated 01/06/2023
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 01/01/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Ben

Keathley Law
15510 Olive Blvd.
Suite 211
Chesterfield, MO, 63017

Reviews

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Posted by Brandon | June 23, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best lawyer that I could have ever asked for!!!!
My wife and I and daughter were in a car accident and broke my wrist. He handled my case with another lawyer then opened up his own law firm. He respects and understands your situation and is always willing to help you and much as he can. He has been my lawyer for 4 years I will always use him. I call him if I have a question or worried bout what is happening with the case or just questions. He also was going to help me adopt my wife’s oldest cause I have been in his life since one and his real dad is not in the picture really and was all for me adopting him and he backed out. But I made sure he wasn’t mad. He knows his job and always tries to keep up with his cases. I wanted to say thanks Ben for everything your an awesome lawyer
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 100 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 150-225 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
  • Pro bono 10 %
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 6.5 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Principal Attorney
  • Keathley Law
  • 2015 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Law Offices Of Pari Sheth, LLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Cagle Law Firm
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Intern-Attorney
  • Low Income Taxpayer's Clinic
  • 2012 - 2013
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Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • Knox College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009

Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Bar Assoication of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Member
  • 2010 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • SBA-Syracuse University
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Constitution Day
  • US Constitution and Local Govenrment
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (3)
Endorse Ben
Business Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. I've known Ben for a long time. He is hard working and professional. Great attorney."
Business Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."