Law Office of Keith Short adds great trial attorney!

We are excited to announce that we have a new addition to our team. Meet Jack Daugherty.

Jack has successfully helped injury victims recover fair compensation. He has handled medical malpractice cases, car accidents and worked on multi-million dollar asbestos cases. Jack has extensive experience in high-dollar cases, but still believes there is no such thing as a small case. Jack is a true trial lawyer who loves the fight.  For Jack every case, big or small, is a serious case.

As a law student, he clerked for the late Judge Paul Riley (a Madison County Circuit Judge and Federal Judge) and for Judge Andreas Matoesian (a Madison County Circuit Judge). Jack began working for the Madison County State’s Attorney’s office under Bill Haine as a third-year law student. While in the State’s Attorney’s office, he took a wide variety of cases to jury trial, ranging from DUI to serious felonies. After four years as a prosecutor, Jack entered private practice. He has handled almost every type of case imaginable during his two decades of practice. He has successfully defended people charged with serious felonies and has considerable Civil Rights litigation experience. Jack also handles employment and labor law.

Jack lives in Edwardsville, his hometown. He has three beautiful children and is active in various civic and public welfare organizations. In his spare time, if he isn’t with his children, he can usually be found riding his bicycle or fishing.  Jack is a great asset to our team and the lawyer you need.   If you need help, give us a call at 618-254-0055.

About Law Office Of Keith Short

Keith Short was born in Chicago in 1965. In 1980 his parents moved to Anna, Illinois where he attended high school. In 1989 he graduated from SIUC with degrees in Political Science and English. He then attended Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he graduated in 1992. Mr. Short worked full time employment throughout college and law school: auto repair, cannery, legal clerkship. In 1991 he began a clerkship for the Hon. John Dibble of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. Prior to graduation Mr. Short was offered an associate attorney position with Keefe and De Pauli, P.C. in Fairview Heights where his practice concentrated in the defense of Illinois and Missouri workers' compensation claims. In 2000 Mr. Short was hired by Hopkins Goldenberg as an associate attorney representing injured workers. In 2002 Mr. Short was offered a full partnership in a firm later renamed Goldenberg, Heller, Antognoli, Rowland and Short, where his practice included toxic exposure litigation, medical malpractice and workers' compensation claims. Mr. Short has litigated product liability/brain damage cases; medical malpractice lawsuits, wrongful death claims and automobile accident cases. He has handled numerous cases in the Illinois Appellate Courts. Mr. Short also actively participated in the federal welding Multi-District Litigation set in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Short is a frequent lecturer having given seminars in Washington D.C., Las Vegas, Chicago, San Diego, St. Louis, and New Orleans. He resides in Edwardsville, Illinois with his wife, 5 children and 3 step-daughters. On May 3, 2011 Keith Short was sworn in as a member of the Edwardsville City Council, having been elected to represent the city's 5th Ward. He has been assigned by Mayor Gary Niebur to the Public Safety Commission and the Public Services Committee.
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