Biographical Information

Keith Allen is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has personally handled thousands of criminal cases and has extensive trial experience. Keith has handled many cases involving offenses such as Driving While Intoxicated, Manslaughter, Murder, Assault, Drugs, Weapons, Theft, Forgery, Trespass, Burglary, Robbery, Arson, Criminal Mischief, Fraud, Credit Card Abuse, Evading & Resisting Arrest, Attempt, Conspiracy, Solicitation and Organized Crime. He has tried numerous cases in State District Courts, County Courts and Justice of the Peace Courts. Keith Allen’s experience covers all phases of criminal law including jury trials, court trials, probation revocations, appeals, pre-trial hearings, arraignments, grand jury proceedings, bond reductions, plea negotiations, and case evaluations.

Keith attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a bachelor degree in 1989.  He then graduated from Law School at the University of Houston and was admitted to practice law on May 1, 1992 by the Supreme Court of Texas.  After law school, Keith started his career in criminal law at the Liberty County Attorney’s Office and then moved to the Brazoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office in 1995.  While at the District Attorney’s Office, he rose to the position of First Assistant District Attorney.  In 2005, Keith was Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Since then, Keith has gone into Private Practice opening the Law Offices of Keith G. Allen PLLC where he continues to serve and represent the people of Texas in criminal law matters.

Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

May 1, 1992 – Texas


University of Texas at Austin – BA  – 1989

University of Houston – JD – 1991

Professional Experience

Liberty County Attorney’s Office: 1992 – 1995

Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office: 1995 – 2007

Former First Assistant District Attorney: Brazoria County, Texas

Honors & Awards

Board Certified – Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Associations

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association