F. Keith Brown, Of Counsel
Judge F. Keith Brown (Ret.) served 23 years on the bench in the 16th Judicial Circuit. Judge Brown has extensive experience in personal injury and other civil matters. He has presided over a number of million dollar jury verdicts including a 23 million dollar medical negligence verdict which is still the largest in the history of the 16th Judicial Circuit. Known as an outstanding trial judge, he easily connects with people and promoted productive communications between all parties. Having settled thousands of cases over his tenure, he brings vast experience as to the valuation of a case.
“With over 30 years of judicial and trial lawyer experience, I am able to evaluate the proper value of a case and have the ability to achieve it. Experience, ability and dedication to my clients achieves excellent results.”
Judge Brown has been recognized numerous times for his community service, legal career, including Chief Judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit; Presiding Judge of the Civil Division 2012-2014; Circuit 1996-2008; Associate Judge, 1991-1996; Presiding Judge of the Divorce Division 1997- 1998 and 2000-2002; Presiding Judge of the Misdemeanor and Traffic Division 1993-1997; criminal conflict attorney in Kane County, 1990-1991; private practice in personal injury litigation, 1989-1991; litigator at Miller, Feda and Brown, 1983-1989; hearing referee for the Illinois Department of Labor, 1982-1983; and staff attorney at the Illinois Industrial Commission, 1981-1982.
Judge Brown has recently been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Strategic Planning Committee and the new Supreme Court Technology Committee. He is also Chairman of the Kane County Commission for Technology and Strategic Planning which is charged with the task of acquiring and implementation of the new computer case management system for the Kane County court system and making recommendations to the Kane County Board concerning expansions of the facilities at the Kane County Judicial Center Campus.
In addition to his association with Meyers & Flowers Judge Brown has joined ADR Systems which is one of the premier mediation and arbitration firms in the country.