West Texas TOUGH Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys

Work with Former Federal Prosecutors in the Northern and Western Districts of Texas

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.

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Award-Winning Business

An Experienced Team You Can Trust

  • #1
    Voted Number One Law Firm in Abilene for 2023
  • 15

    On Average, Our Attorneys have 15 Years of Experience

  • 9/10

    9 out of 10 of our State Clients did not Spend a Day in Jail in 2023

  • 100+
    Over 100 Charges Dismissed, Rejected, and/or Acquitted in 2023

Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys West Texas TOUGH

Turning Victims into Victors

See What Our Clients Are Saying

At Keith & Lorfing, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "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
    "Absolutely an amazing man, and an honest one at that."
    This was absolutely the best defense experience I have ever had with an attorney.
    - Klayton W.
    "Russell's experience, skill, and compassion are unmatched."
    If you don't hire Russell, I think you are making a huge mistake.
    - Catherine E.
    "Russell gave me my life back."
    He is the only attorney I've ever met that truly cared.
    - Randy
    "His help also provided me with the confidence I needed to stand tall."
    Mr. Lorfing not only responded to my case when he could have moved on, but his help also provided me with the confidence I needed to stand tall.
    - Jaren C.
    "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
    "Russel Lorfing is a caring, hard-working attorney."
    When I was down and out, he gave me the tools and motivation to continue onward.
    - Matt L.
    "A lawyer who demonstrated high morals and professionalism in the representation of his clients."
    I found him to be well prepared for every hearing, big or small; a competent and skilled litigator, comfortable in the courtroom.
    - Scott F., Former United States Magistrate Judge

A Personal Story of Service & Commitment

Get to Know our Managing Partner Russell Lorfing

Russell grew up poor and saw his biological father struggle with addiction and a criminal record. His mother worked two jobs and the graveyard shift to make ends meet. He witnessed first hand the devastating impact drugs and the criminal justice system have on family life. As a young man, he knew he wanted a different life. Through hard work and determination, he became the first person in his family to ever attend and graduate college. Russell is married to Jessica Lorfing, his beautiful wife, and he is the proud father of three amazing boys. He enjoys camping, hiking, and Longhorn football. One of his greatest passions in life is exploring exotic places and adventure travel. He has traveled to over 70 countries, visited all seven wonders of the world, ran a marathon on the Great Wall of China, hiked to the base camp of Mt. Everest, survived the Amazon jungle, swam with sharks in the Pacific Ocean, explored the mountains of Patagonia, and tried walking on water at the Sea of Galilee.

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Serving Clients Throughout Abilene, Lubbock, San Angelo, Amarillo & All of West Texas

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Our Passion Projects

  • Freedom Fighters

    Our representation goes beyond the courtroom. We help our clients become better fathers and better husbands through self-improvement.

  • A Tad From Dad
    We help you stay involved in your children’s lives while you're incarcerated. Through small gifts and memorializing your best life advice, we are here for you so you can be there for them.
  • File a 2255 Motion
    Learn about federal habeas corpus, including 2255 and 2241 petitions. If you or a love one has already been sentenced, this website will explain your post-conviction options.
  • Learn Federal Sentencing
    Federal sentencing guidelines is a whole other world. Let us do our part to decode the complexity of the federal sentencing guidelines…one enhancement at a time.