I treat my clients the way I would want to be treated if accused of a crime. I listen. I care. I communicate. And I work tirelessly to provide the best possible representation.
Attorney Rob Keating has successfully represented individuals charged with crimes ranging from serious felony offenses to minor municipal citations in counties all across Texas.
Rob has a unique perspective gained by his broad life experiences prior to becoming an attorney. Shortly after his graduation from high school in Decatur, Texas, he joined the US Navy where he served for ten years aboard attack submarines. After leaving the Navy, he worked as a corporate trainer and developed his public speaking skills before attending law school. While in law school at Southern Methodist University, Rob gained valuable experience as an intern with both the Dallas County District Attorney's Office and the Dallas County Public Defender's Office.
As a firearms enthusiast, Rob is an NRA-certified Pistol Instructor, Home Firearms Safety Instructor, and Range Safety Officer. He is a former Texas License to Carry a Handgun Instructor and is an affiliated attorney with the Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network.
Rob is a member of the Texas Bar College, State Bar of Texas Criminal Law Section, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the DUI Defense Lawyers Association. Rob was selected to the Thomson Reuters "Super Lawyers Rising Stars" list in 2020, published in Texas Monthly magazine.
Rob Keating is admitted to practice in the following courts:
Rob received his B.S. degree summa cum laude from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and received his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2014||09/28/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2020 Texas Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2020|
|Defense Counsel||Saputo Law Firm, PLLC||2017 - 2019|
|Associate Attorney||Beal Law Firm||2017 - 2017|
|Attorney||Mederos, PLLC||2015 - 2017|
|Legal Intern||Dallas County District Attorney's Office||2014 - 2015|
|Legal Intern||Dallas County Public Defender's Office||2012 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|DUI Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2020 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2017 - Present|
|Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2014 - Present|
|Southern Methodist University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2014|
|Southern Illinois University, Carbondale||Bachelor of Science,||1999|
|The Responsible Armed Citizen Seminar||Use of force and deadly force in self defense, defense of others, and defense of property. Laws relating to the carrying of firearms in Texas.||2016|
|2018 Not Guilty in Martin County Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer||Not Guilty|
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