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Justin Kiechler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Lubbock, TX

The Kiechler Law Firm PLLC
1416 Ave. F
Lubbock, TX 79401
Phone: 806-370-7785
Fax: 806-712-2529
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (60%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Justin Kiechler is an attorney and the founder of The Kiechler Law Firm in Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Kiechler dedicates his practice to both State and Federal criminal defense, along with personal injury. He serves clients throughout West Texas. 

In his criminal defense practice, Mr. Kiechler handles a wide range of matters involving misdemeanors and felonies. These include murder, aggravated assault, burglary, DUI/DWI, probation revocations, early release from probation, essential need licenses, minor alcohol offenses, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication, and theft.

Mr. Kiechler’s personal injury practice involves representing victims of catastrophes such as auto-accidents, commercial truck and 18-wheeler accidents, motorcycle accidents, oil field accidents, pedestrian accidents, and work-related injuries. He also litigates premises liability, products liability and wrongful death cases.

Licensed to practice law since 2009, Mr. Kiechler is admitted to practice in Texas, Colorado and New Mexico as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texa and the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing, Masters of Business Administration, and his law degree from Texas Tech University. He is a graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College.

Mr. Kiechler is actively involved in community leadership roles and organizations. He is a faculty member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s advanced trial skills course. He has served as President for the Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association. He gives back to his community through participation in high school mock trial competitions and serving at the monthly pro bono clinic through Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. 

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Justin Kiechler

First Admitted: 2009, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Licensed to practice law in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and the United States District Court for Northern District of Texas
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 2015, 2016
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President, 2017, 2018
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Vice President of Membership/Minutes, 2014, 2015
  • Lubbock County Dispute Resolution Advisory Board, Vice Chairman, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, President-Elect, 2016, 2017
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, Director, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Vice President of Education, 2015, 2016
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Prairie Dog Criminal Defense Lawyers CLE, Course Director, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, President, 2017, 2018
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association, Secretary, 2014 , 2015
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, President Elect, 2016, 2017
  • Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Director, 2013, 2014

Educational Background

  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming, 2014
  • Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing, 2006
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Trial College, 2012
  • Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, Master of Business Administration, 2008
  • La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia , 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Collateral Consequences, Upholding Justice One Client at a Time, Nacogdoches, TX , 2015
  • Speaker, Opening and Closing Statements, Beating the Drum for Justice, Waco, TX, 2017


  • Bob Black Bar Leaders Award from Texas Tech University School of Law, 2018
  • John Crew's Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars: 2018, 2019
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 2017 - 2018, Lubbock Area Bar Association, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity at Texas Tech University, Chapter Advisor, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Texas Tech University, Greek Life, Advisory Council, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Attorney Coach, Lubbock ISD Mock Trial Competition, Coronado High School, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, Volunteer, 2017, 2018
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Office Location for Justin Kiechler

1416 Ave. F
Lubbock, TX 79401

Phone: 806-370-7785

Fax: 806-712-2529

Last Updated: 7/1/2021

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