One of the firm's founding partners, Charles C. Keller is well-known for both his skill as a lawyer and his wide-ranging professional and community service. He currently serves as Senior Counsel to the firm.
Mr. Keller’s law practice has spanned 65 years, during which he represented a wide and varied clientele of claimants and defendants in personal, business, corporation, property, estate and family matters.
After years of courtroom experience, including appellate practice up to the Pennsylvania and United States Supreme Courts, Mr. Keller was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1989.
As senior counsel to Peacock Keller, he still sees clients in specialized cases, represents the firm and its clients in Bar Associations and on several public Boards of Directors or Trustees and counsels with the firm and its attorneys.
A 1947 Summa Cum Laude graduate of California State College (now California University of Pennsylvania), Mr. Keller received that institution's highest undergraduate honor - the Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Keller then attended the Law School of the University of Pittsburgh, receiving his Juris Doctor degree in 1949.
Mr. Keller served as President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association from 1982 to 1983 and as a member of its Board of Governors for six years. A member of the Washington County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations, Mr. Keller in 1963 received the Washington County Bar Association's highest honor - the Distinguished Service Award - and in 1965, served as its President
In the realm of community service, over the years Mr. Keller has served as President and Director of the Washington County Easter Seals Society, the Mon Valley United Way, the Mon Valley Hospital, the Mon Valley Health and Welfare Council, and the California Area Chamber of Commerce. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce, and an Executive Vice President and Director of the Allegheny Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America. He is also a founding Trustee and past President of the Washington County Community Foundation.