Keith Gore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in McKinney, TX

Keith Gore, Lawyer
 | 2301 Virginia Parkway, McKinney, TX 75071
Phone: 972-529-2220
Fax: 972-562-2839
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%),
  • Family Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of his own law firm located in McKinney, Texas, Keith Gore offers skilled representation to his clients throughout Dallas and Collin counties. Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, he assists those who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges such as driving while intoxicated, health care fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, insider trading, bribery, bank fraud, drug possession and trafficking, and homicide.

    Mr. Gore graduated summa cum laude from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in communications in 1994. He then pursued his legal education at The University of Mississippi School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1997. While in law school, Mr. Gore served on its Moot Court Board and was inducted into The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi.

    Following law school, Mr. Gore served as an assistant district attorney with the Dallas County District Attorney's office. The experience allowed him to develop his litigation skills as he prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony cases. He then entered private practice in 1999, and since that time he has received recognition from his fellow attorneys for his track record and high degree of ethics. Mr. Gore has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 each year since 2014, and he has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Mr. Gore is actively involved in several professional organizations. His memberships include the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association and the Texas Bar College. Admitted to practice in Texas and Mississippi, Mr. Gore is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 40%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 20%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2015, 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012

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    About Keith Gore

    Admitted: 1997, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top 100 North Texas Criminal Defense Attorney, America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2017
    • 10 Best Attorneys, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016
    • AVVO 10/10
    • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2015 Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award
    • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016
    • Recipient of TCDLA President's Award, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2009
    • Phi Delta Phi Honor Society, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • Moot Court Board, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Engaged in Private Law Practice from Late 1999 - Present
    • Chief Misdemeanor Prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 1998 - 1999
    • Prosecutor in Felony Trial Division, Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 1998 - 1999
    • Judge, Municipal Court, City of Trenton, Texas, 2002 - 2003
    • Grand Jury Foreman, Collin County, Texas, 2008
    • Former Member, Texas District and County Attorney's Association
    • Collin County Bar Association
    • College of the State Bar of Texas
    • Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • State Bar of Mississippi, State Bar No. 10575, April 29, 1997
    • State Bar of Texas, State Bar No. 24002164, November 7, 1997

    Representative Clients:

    • Driving While License Suspended / Invalid
    • Aggravated Assault
    • Providing Alcohol to a Minor
    • Harassment
    • Theft by Check
    • Theft
    • Other Misdemeanor and Felony Offenses
    • Murder (Dismissed and Reduced During Trial)
    • Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon (Guns and prohibited Weapons)
    • Criminal Trespass
    • Criminal Mischief
    • Indecency with a Child
    • Deadly Conduct
    • Evading Arrest
    • Assault Family Violence
    • Assault
    • Possession of a Controlled Substance
    • Driving While Intoxicated (with blood test over .08)
    • Driving While Intoxicated (with breath test over .08)
    • Driving While Intoxicated
    • Sexual assault of a child
    • Failure to Identify While a Fugitive from Justice
    • Aggravated Sexual Assault
    • Possession of Marijuana

    Educational Background:

    • Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming, Graduate, 2009
    • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Honors Program, Departmental Honors, Speech Communication, May 1994
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    Office Location for Keith Gore

    2301 Virginia Parkway
    McKinney, TX 75071

    Phone: 972-529-2220

    Fax: 972-562-2839

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