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John M. Keeler, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Litigation. Member of Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP.


Keeler, John Montgomery was born on July 5, 1933 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Son of Charles Addison and Esther (Montgomery) Keeler.


Hamilton College (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). Cornell University (Bachelor of Laws, with distinction, 1961).


Worked at Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP (Binghamton, NY) specializing in General Civil Practice before all Courts and Agencies, including both Trial and Appellate Practice. Corporate, Real Estate, Banking, Probate, Labor, Tax, Insurance, Negligence, Municipal, Condemnation and Utility Law. Admitted to the bar, 1961, New York.

1987, Florida.

Phi Delta Phi. Member, Cornell Law Quarterly, 1959-1961. Member, Committee to Advise Judicial Conference Concerning Changes in CPLR, 1967-1977.

Member: Broome County (President, 1986-1987), New York State (Director, Insurance Section, 1969-1979) and American (Member, Civil Litigation Section) Bar Associations. Hinman, Howard & Kattell's top priority is producing a high quality service in a timely manner. We tailor our work - to the practical demands of each situation and the specific needs of the companies and individuals with whom we work.

Our focus is always the client and achieving the clients' goals.


President Broome County United Way, Binghamton, 1982-1984. Board directors United Way of New York State, Albany, since 1989, The Hoyt Foundation, Binghamton, since 1987. With United States Army, 1956-1968.

Member American Bar Association, Broome County Bar Association (president 1987-1988), New York State Bar Association, Binghamton Club, Binghamton Country Club, Live Wire Club, Order of Coif.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, golf, bowling, bridge, singing.


Married Jacqueline Ann Covert, November 5, 1955 (divorced February 1978). Children: Gregory C., Matthew M., Ann E. Married Marcella McPherson, July 23, 1978.