Blair P. Keltner


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  • Biography

    Blair Keltner defends physicians, mid-level providers, physician groups, hospitals, and nursing homes throughout all stages of medical malpractice litigation. She has experience defending medical malpractice suits involving surgery, labor and delivery, podiatry, emergency medicine, nursing care, and primary care, among others. Blair defends health care litigation matters throughout central and southern Illinois and the greater St. Louis area.

    During law school, Blair was the editor-in-chief of the Southern Illinois University Law Journal and a teaching assistant for the first-year research and legal writing course.


    • Illinois
    • Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois


    • Illinois State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
    • Defense Research Institute
    • St. Clair County Bar Association
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  • Publications & Presentations


    • Co-Author, "The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois," Chapter 31, Medical Malpractice Liability, 2022
  • Education


    J.D., summa cum laude, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2015

    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Law Honors Scholar Award
    • Academic Excellence Award

    B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011


    Recognized by her peers as an "Emerging Lawyer" by Leading Lawyers Magazine in the areas of Medical Malpractice Defense Law and Personal Injury Defense Law: General, 2017 – 2019