Steven W. Duke

Attorney

Contact

Phone: 314-391-4700
Fax: 314-244-3778
Email: [email protected]

 

Areas of Practice

Steve is an attorney at Keane Law LLC, where he focuses on personal injury and class action litigation. Steve joined Keane Law LLC in 2020 after having spent five years working at another personal injury law firm. Since beginning his practice, Steve has worked on cases involving product liability, motor vehicle accidents, railroad (FELA) cases, and premises liability cases, including multiple six-figure settlements for individuals injured in motor vehicle and truck accidents. Steve has extensive experience with all aspects of litigation, including multiple jury trials, discovery, motions practice, depositions, expert witness preparation, pre-trial briefing, motions in limine, summary judgment motions, and other trial preparation.

Steve is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He received his law degree from the St. Louis University School of Law. During law school, he spent two years working as a law clerk for a St. Louis based personal injury firm. While at Saint Louis University, Steve was a staff member of the Saint Louis University Public Law Review and received the Academic Excellence Award in both Jury Instructions and Jurisprudence. As part of his law school clinical work, he represented a client in a race discrimination case by preparing an appellate brief for the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. Steve graduated from Bradley University with a Bachelor of Science degree, double majoring in Graphic Design and Photography.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Association of Justice
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • National Institute of Trial Attorneys

Significant Cases

  • $425,000 recovered for a woman who was struck head on by a drunk driver
  • $187,000 recovered for a client who was struck by a tractor trailer while on a motorcycle
  • $300,000 recovered for a father and son involved in a multi-car highway accident
  • $200,000 recovered for two brothers whose disabled car was struck on an interstate

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law – St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate (cum laude), Civil Litigation Concentration, 2015
  • Bradley University – Peoria, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design and Photography, 2003