We Are West Texas Tough Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys

We are THE law firm in West Texas

While most firms focus on metropolitan areas like Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, or Austin and pay lip service to West Texas, we exclusively focus on helping our West Texas communities.  Keith & Lorfing has offices in Abilene, Lubbock, Midland, and San Angelo.  We don’t just understand the legal system out in West Texas, we know the system.  Our former law partners are now judges and elected district attorneys in West Texas.  So when we say we know the judges and the prosecutors, and what the courts expect, we’re not just blowing smoke.   More importantly, our roots run deep.  Managing partner Russell Lorfing was a federal prosecutor in Lubbock.  Partner Trey Keith has lived in Sweetwater for 25 years.  Of counsel Joel Wilks is a fourth generation West Texan.  Of counsel Christopher Solis grew up in far west Texas or he would say, the real west Texas. From the Panhandle to the Llano Estacado all the way down to Big Bend, we are proud to focus our legal practice in the Wild West

What Does it Mean to be West Texas Tough

West Texas Tough means different things to different people. To us, it's more than a slogan - it's a lifestyle and mindset on how we approach each case.

West Texas Tough refers

  1. to the same grit and determination that defined the American West.   We believe that all things are possible through hard work and dedication.  Our lawyers believe that natural talent is secondary to work ethic. When the other side works hard, we work harder.  When they file five motions, we file ten.  West Texas Tough means outworking the competition
  2. A mental fortitude that embraces a never-say-never mentality.  When people tell us that a certain result is “impossible” we double down and look for ways to make the impossible, possible.  West Texas Tough means never giving up.
  3. Embracing a warrior’s mindset.  We’re trial lawyers.  And we’re not afraid of a fight.  While most lawyers these days talk about settlement and negotiation, we rely on our years of trial experience.  And while there is a certainly a place in the legal system for negotiation, West Texas Tough means bringing the fight to our opponent.
  4. Leaning in when others tune out.  Lawyers love to hear themselves talk.  It’s easy to hire a person and tell them what to do.  It’s much more difficult to hire someone and let them tell you what to do.  To be an effective advocate and properly advise our client, it means checking our egos at the door and any preconceived notions we have on a certain topic.  West Texas Tough means listening to our clients first and only then developing a strategy for your case
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Straight From The Horse’s Mouth

    "I would highly recommend you contact Russell if you find yourself in hot water."
    They got me out of a tight jam with pure professionalism and tact.
    - Brian H.
    "If I have a legal issue in the Big Country, he is my first call."
    Russell's experience as a prosecutor and defense counsel in both civil and criminal law has made him an excellent attorney.
    - Javier
    "You to me are family, not just my lawyer."
    You are the truth.
    - Jacqueline T.
    "Russell gave me my life back."
    He is the only attorney I've ever met that truly cared.
    - Randy
    "My experience with Mr. Lorfing isn’t over but has already superseded my expectations."
    Russell does all he can to make sure you are comfortable and in a clear understanding about what actions are being taken to defend your case.
    - Brandon M.
    "If you need legal help, there’s not a better lawyer in Abilene"
    Russell was able to get me cleared of my charges through his expansive knowledge of both sides of the prosecuting and defensive sides of the law.
    - Avvo User
    "Delivered an incredible victory!"
    The relief was extraordinary! We will never be able to express our gratitude enough.
    - Herbert P.
    "I have the utmost respect for this man."
    Not only is he very knowledgeable about the law, but he also was very sincere and understanding about my emotional state.
    - Angela

The Keith & Lorfing Difference

  • Community-Rooted Commitment
    Trust in Keith & Lorfing's deep community ties across West Texas. Former partners now serve as judges and district attorneys, ensuring we're not just familiar with the legal system; we're an integral part of it.
  • Grit and Expertise
    Experience the true essence of West Texas Tough with us. Our team believes in relentless pursuit, outworking the competition, embracing challenges, and fearlessly advocating for our clients.
  • Trial-Tested Advocacy
    Ready to fight? We are. With extensive trial experience, we thrive in the courtroom, ensuring our clients' voices are heard loud and clear.
  • Client-Centered Counsel
    Trust in a legal team that listens. We prioritize your needs, concerns, and aspirations, ensuring our advocacy aligns with your goals every step of the way.

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