Kelley & Kelley, LLC
618-744-1716 Ext. 101
Randy retired as an Associate Circuit Judge for the 20th Judicial Circuit on March 1, 2018, after serving nearly 10 years on the bench. In his 10 years of service, he presided over cases ranging from traffic court and small claims to family law and major jury dockets. He served as Chief of the family court division for the last two years of his five-year assignment. He then was assigned a major civil jury docket for two years followed by an assignment to a felony jury docket for his last two years until retirement.
Prior to serving as a judge, Randy was an Assistant Attorney General, Assistant States Attorney, Assistant Public Defender, and Chief Public Defender. He was in private practice as a partner and an associate for 6 years before opening the Law Office of Randall Kelley in June 1990. He handled a diverse practice including criminal law, major civil law, family law, and personal matters. He has represented noteworthy clients, such as the Casino Queen, IEC International, Inc., and Allied Insurance Co. He additionally has handled multiple high profile criminal felony matters as both a prosecutor and defenses counsel, including murder, armed robbery, home invasion, and death penalty cases. As a judge and lawyer, he has tried over 100 civil and criminal jury trials to verdict.
Randy and Tom offer diverse legal services with a unique blend of legal experience, talent, enthusiasm and family values. In honor of their son and brother, Mike Kelley, they founded and serve as co-chairs of the Mike Kelley Foundation (www.mikekelley.org/refusetolose).
Tom is a founding partner of Kelley & Kelley and his diverse practice focuses primarily on personal injury, family law, and criminal defense. Tom was born and raised in St. Clair County, Illinois. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Tom received his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
Prior to Kelley & Kelley, Tom worked for one of the 10 Largest Law Firms in the U.S., according to Law360, where he represented a wide range of clients – from billion-dollar corporations to underinsured motorists. Tom has significant courtroom, deposition and motion practice experience throughout southern and central Illinois. He is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Missouri. Tom serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Clair County Bar Association and is an active member of the East St. Louis Bar Association. Tom and Randy also serve as co-chairs of the Mike Kelley Foundation, which hosts an annual four-day baseball camp for hundreds of the area’s youth free of charge. For more information on Mike Kelley, his Foundation and the baseball camp, please visit www.mikekelley.org/refusetolose.
618-744-1716 Ext. 102
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