Richard K. Keith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Montgomery, AL

Attorney at Law
 | 560 South McDonough St, Suite D
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-264-6776
Fax: 334-265-5362
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
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    Richard K. Keith is the founder of The Law Office of Richard Keith, where he practices criminal law. He prepares thorough defense strategies for his clients confronted by misdemeanor or felony charges in the metropolitan area of Montgomery, Alabama. As a licensed attorney since 1990, he possesses in-depth knowledge of the challenges faced by people accused of drug crimes, sex crimes, theft, fraud, assault and even capital murder. He has the resources to manage any aspect of a criminal case, including trials, appeals, parole and expungement.

    Mr. Keith has the credentials to present cases before state and federal courts in Alabama. Through membership in the Criminal Justice Act Panel, he is approved to represent indigent defendants in federal court. He also serves as the president of the Federal Public Defenders’ Board of Directors and previously completed a term as the president of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The Alabama Post-Conviction Relief Project has recognized his services on behalf of death row inmates.

    His lengthy career as a criminal defense attorney has earned him speaking engagements on criminal law subjects statewide. The White Rose Community Television show “Legal Lines” depended on him to host the show in the past.

    Mr. Keith has an extensive educational background that began with a bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute in 1976. Two more degrees followed in 1980 and 1984 with a Master of Science from Auburn University and a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery, respectively. Faulkner Law Thomas Goode Jones School of Law awarded him his Juris Doctor in 1990.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Sex Offenses


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2013, 2017 - 2020

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    About Richard Keith

    Admitted: 1990, Alabama

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognition from the Alabama Post-Conviction Relief Project for Rule 32 proceedings in Death Penalty cases
    • Top Attorney in Alabama, 2013
    • Super Lawyer, since 2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association, Past President
    • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA), Past President
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    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Criminal Justice Act Panel, Member
    • Federal Public Defenders, Board of Directors, President

    Educational Background:

    • Auburn University of Montgomery, Masters Degree
    • Auburn University, Masters Degree
    • Virginia Military Institute, Bachelor degree, 1976
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    Office Location for Richard K. Keith

    560 South McDonough St
    Suite D
    Montgomery, AL 36104

    Phone: 334-264-6776

    Fax: 334-265-5362

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    Last Updated: 8/10/2020

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