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 in Criminal Defense" list in 2020 and 2021. Also in 2021, Rob was selected as an "Elite Lawyer - DWI & Criminal Defense" and as a National Trial Lawyers Top 100 - Criminal Defense" lawyer.
Rob Keating is admitted to practice in the following courts:
All District Courts in Texas
All County Courts in Texas
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals & The Texas Supreme Court
All Texas Courts of Appeal
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
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.