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Attorney Ara J. Keman

Ara J. Kernan

Associate Attorney

CONTACT: (618) 235-3500

Previous Positions:

  • Associate Attorney at Madelyn Daley & Associates, LLC, 2021-2023
  • Guardian ad Litem at St. Clair County, 2021-2023
  • Assistant Public Defender at St. Clair County Public Defender’s Office, 2019-2021
  • Assistant State’s Attorney at St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2017-2018


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor
      • Honors: Dean’s List
      • Honors: CALI Award for Excellence in Art Law
      • Honors: Leadership, Service, and Public Interest Recognition Award
  • Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
      • Major: Classical Civilization
      • Major: History
      • Major: Political Science
      • Minor: Anthropology
      • Honors: Dean’s List

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, 2023

Professional Associations:

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • St. Clair County Bar Association, Board Member
  • East St. Louis Bar Association, Member

Practice Area

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal & Traffic Defense