Appointed United States Magistrate Judge:
February 21, 1995
February 20, 2003.
from October 22, 1998 to January 25, 2004.
Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law, John
Marshall Law School - Spring Semester, 1999 to present.
1986 until January, 1995 -
Served as an Administrative Law Judge, Office of Hearings and Appeals,
Social Security Administration, Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Served as Chief Administrative Law Judge from 1988 until current
1980-1986 - Served as
Regional Attorney for the Chicago Region of the Federal Labor
1975-1980 - Served as a Trial
Attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Chicago.
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
1st Vice President, 2002-2003 (Chicago Chapter)
Chicago Bar Association
(Member, Committee on Minority Federal Jury Service)
Cook County Bar Association
Illinois Judicial Council
Just The Beginning Foundation
(1st Vice President)
- Seventh Circuit Bar Association
(Liaison for the U.S. District Court)
- Advisory Committee - Study of Rules of
Practice and Internal Operating Procedures of District and Bankruptcy
Judge Keys is a U.S. Marine Corps
veteran, having served two tours of duty in Vietnam. His wife is the
former Annette Grace. They have two sons, Anthony and Michael, and live in
the suburban Chicago area.