Areas of practice is restricted to defence of charges under the Criminal Code, other penal Federal Statutes, and to defence of charges under the Provincial Statutes, e.g. Occupational Health and Safety. Mr. Keaney is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Criminal Law.
- University of Western Ontario – LL.B. (1974)
- Law Society of Ontario – Member and Criminal Law Checklist Committee, Lecture/Panellist in Criminal Law, Specialist Certification Committee
- Canadian Bar Association
- Criminal Lawyers Association – Lecture/Panellist, Member and Past Executive Member
- Sudbury Law Association – Past Chair, Criminal Law Committee
- National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers (U.S.)