John P. Keller is a partner in the Miami office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mr. Keller focuses on litigation with a strong emphasis on the representation of insurers and their insureds. For over 25 years he has litigated, arbitrated and tried a variety of commercial, premises liability, construction defect, and employment discrimination matters in state and federal courts. Mr. Keller has extensive experience in the representation of negligent security and construction related matters and has successfully argued before the state appellate courts.
Mr. Keller’s areas of practice and experience also include insurance coverage and bad faith claims; first-party property claims; insurance fraud litigation and SIU (Special Investigative Unit) matters; automobile insurance defense, personal injury protection/no-fault and uninsured motorists liability defense; commercial trucking; products liability; subrogation claims; and ADA and Fair Housing matters.
Prior to joining QPWB, Mr. Keller was a shareholder and name partner of a Miami law office specializing in insurance defense and coverage, subrogation, and construction litigation.
Mr. Keller received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1989. While in law school, he served as managing editor of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review.
Mr. Keller is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District, Middle District and Northern District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar.
Representative Published Opinions:
- Porto v. Carlyle Plaza, Inc., 971 So. 2d 940 (Fla. 3d DCA 2007)
- National Casualty Company v. Green, 711 So. 2d 609 (Fla. 3d DCA 1998)
- Subileau v. Southern Forming, Inc., 664 So. 2d 11 (Fla. 3d DCA 1995)
- Preferred Mutual Insurance Company v. Martinez, 643 So. 2d 1101 (Fla. 3d DCA 1994)
An active member of his community, for over 10 years Mr. Keller served on the board of directors of the Family Resource Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. In 2006 and 2007 he served as chairman of the board of directors which at the time had 80 employees and an annual budget in excess of $6 million. He is currently a member of that organization’s Advisory Board.
9300 South Dadeland Blvd., 4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33156
Telephone: (305) 670-1101
Facsimile: (305) 670-1161
Areas of Practice:
- Automotive Liability
- Construction Claims
- Fraud/Special Investigative Unit (SIU)
- General Litigation
- Insurance and Insurers
- Labor and Employment Law
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Trucking and Transportation
- University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude (1992)
- University of Michigan, B.A. (1989)