Stephen C. Keller
About Stephen C. Keller
Stephen C. Keller joined Schiller Barnes Maloney PLLC in 2004 and he became a partner in 2012. His practice areas include automobile and trucking negligence, bad faith and insurance coverage issues, governmental and tort liability litigation, and construction defects.
He was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky but Louisville has been his home since 1996. He received Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in Communication from the University of Kentucky. Before attending law school, he worked for the Kentucky legislature and its 1996 Commission on Poverty.
Stephen’s work has generated published decisions in multiple cases including Travelers Indemnity Company v. Charles Armstrong, et al., 565 S.W.3d 550, (Ky. 2018), Dippin’ Dots LLC v. Travelers Property Cas. Co. of America, 322 F.R.D. 271, (W.D. Ky. Aug. 23, 2017) and Patterson v. City of Earlington, 650 F.Supp.2d 674 (W.D. Ky. 2009). He is also the author of an article entitled “Overcoming Special Obstacles in Non-Party Discovery” which was published in the Fall-Winter 2016 edition of the Kentucky Defense Counsel’s Common Defense magazine.
He has been a member of DRI since 2004. He currently serves as the newsletter editor for DRI’s Governmental and Tort Liability Committee and has overseen the publications of the Committee’s Spring 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Newsletters.
He lives in Louisville with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys running, traveling and reading.
Brandeis School of Law at University of Louisville (J.D. 1999)
University of Kentucky (B.S. and M.A. 1995)
State Licensure and Courts
U.S. District Court – Western District of Kentucky, 2004
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Kentucky, 2004
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Indiana, 2017
U.S. Court of Appeals – Sixth Circuit, 2004
Dedrick v. Turner, Case 4:18-CV-148-RLY-DML (S.D. Ind. Dec. 26, 2019)
Woods v. Standard Fire Ins. Co., 411 F.Supp.3d 397 (E.D. Ky., Aug. 14, 2019)
Travelers Indemnity Company v. Charles Armstrong, et al., 565 S.W.3d 550, (Ky. 2018)
Roberts v. O’Niel, 2018 WL 2197725 (S.D. Ind. May 14, 2018)
Dippin’ Dots LLC v. Travelers Property Cas. Co. of America, 322 F.R.D. 271, (W.D. Ky. Aug. 23, 2017)
Thiele v. Kentucky Growers Ins. Co., 522 S.W.3d 198, (Ky. 2017) as counsel for amicus curiae
Westfield Ins. Co. v. Estate of McMahan, 2017 WL 1658952, U.S. District Court (W.D. Ky., May 1, 2017)
Dawson v. Travelers Indemnity Company of Connecticut, 2014 WL 4809400, U.S. District Court (W.D. Ky., Sept. 25, 2014)
Estate of Whitaker v. Miller Brothers Coal LLC, 2012 WL 6061744, (Ky.App. Aug. 21, 2013)
Pruitt v. Genie Industries Inc., 2013 WL 485966, U.S. District Court (E.D. Ky., Feb. 6, 2013)
Ryan v. Discover Property and Casualty Ins. Co., 2012 WL 3555360, U.S. District Court (W.D. Ky., Aug. 16, 2012)