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
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
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association