Also known as Robert Keates

Robert L. Keates

Robert L. Keates

Criminal Defense Attorney
Austin, TX




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About Me

Fee Information Payment Options Fees for legal representation and services are set on a case by case basis, tailored to the specifics of the issue at hand. We do not have a set fee schedule that is wholly dependent on the charges. For a fee quote, contact us to talk about your case -- Initial consultations are free. About Legal Fees Legal Fees are the payment to the Lawyer for their work on the...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (1%-2%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (20 minutes), Hourly ($25-$350/hour), Pro Bono (5%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Public Intoxication Dismissed

Posted by: Edward over 1 year ago.

Robert Keates was conscientious to my legal needs. He was easily reachable. He got my case dismissed in a timely manner & charged a reasonable fee. I...

21st birthday mishap

Posted by: a client almost 2 years ago.

Mr. Keates helped me through a 21st birthday mishap. He called me answered all of my questions and was very professional. I strongly recommend him...
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Dmitriy Shakhnevich
Dmitriy Shakhnevich

Brooklyn, NY

7 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer.
Sean Cleary
Sean Cleary

Miami, FL

12 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community.
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2007 License Status: Currently registered for the state of New York.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present



Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2006 in Master of Laws

California Western School of L


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2010 Juvinile Pubic Defender's Office, PD, CA

Litigator of the Month


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2010- present Member

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association

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Showing 2 of 2 publications

2006 Why Do the Poor Get a Free Attorney? The Legal Aspects of the 6th Amendment, 2006.

California Western School of Law

2005 Katz is out of the Bag: Katz’s Weaknesses & the Rapidly Emerging Technology of Today and the Future, 2005.

Law Office of Robert Keates

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Juvenile Courtroom & Criminal Justice Overview

at Informational for Students of Criminal Justice in CA