Justin Keiter attended Bellaire High School and went on to college where he graduated with a double major in Political Science and Journalism. Justin took some time off before going to law school and spent two years as a general assignment and investigative reporter for News 25 KXXV in Waco, Texas. While there, Justin uncovered government corruption that earned him an Edward R. Murrow Award. When President George W. Bush came back to his ranch in Crawford, Texas, Justin covered the President’s visits to Central Texas in the aftermath of September 11. Justin was also one of the only reporters to be embedded with the 89th Military Police Brigade and travelled to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where he personally covered Camp X-Ray and the detention of prisoners there.
Justin came home to Houston in 2002 and went to South Texas College of Law Houston where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in the top Five Percent of his class. During his time in law school, Justin was the Assistant Articles Editor for the South Texas Law Review and was a member of the nationally recognized travelling moot court team. In law school, Justin earned speaking awards for his advocacy as a speaker. Justin is also recognized as a National Moot Court Champion, winning the William and Mary Moot Court Championship where Judges included some of the most prominent Judges in the Washington D.C. area. Justin and his team also took home best brief.
After Law School, Justin began an 11 year career at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. Justin rose through the ranks and spent time in many divisions including time supervising and training younger prosecutors as the Deputy Division Chief of Misdemeanor. Justin spent time as a Prosecutor in the Crimes Against Children Division where he never lost a jury trial. Justin was promoted to Felony Chief where he ran the entire Major Narcotics Division for almost three years. Justin coordinated large scale federal task force investigations and taught search and seizure law to narcotics officers all over the State of Texas. Justin also ran an entire felony court staff and tried some of the most high profile cases in the office, including securing a conviction of Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez Angulo for poisoning another Doctor.
Justin founded the Keiter Law Firm, PLLC in January of 2017 and has been in private practice since then. Justin has tried over one hundred Jury Trials to verdict and is not scared to go to trial. In 2018, Justin was welcomed into a select group of attorneys as he received his Board Certification in Criminal Law. Being Board Certified is an accomplishment only about one percent of attorneys in the State ever achieve.
Let Justin’s experience in the courtroom as a fierce competitor go to work for you. Justin will leave no stone unturned and figure out every angle available in order to beat your case.
Justin’s philosophy regarding the law is simple. The Law really is black and white. It’s the facts of every case that provide the color.