The Keith & Lorfing Student Scholarship Nationally Recognized Trial Attorneys

The 2023 Linda Lorfing Memorial Scholarship is NOW available. Click HERE to apply.

The Keith & Lorfing Student Scholarship

Keith & Lorfing, a boutique litigation firm in West Texas specializing in Federal Criminal Defense and Personal Injury is pleased to offer the Keith & Lorfing Student Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded each year on June 15th, in the amount of $1,000.

Mr. Lorfing was the first in his family to attend and graduate college. He graduated from THE University of Texas at Austin. While there, he served as a Texas cowboy and was the President of Interfraternity Council. He went on to attend law school, where he was elected class president by his peers. In 2019, he achieved his life goal of visiting all seven wonders of the world. He has also 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.

This scholarship award is open to any first-generation college student or any student wishing to study abroad. The student must be currently enrolled in a college or university. Keep your eyes open for the Keith & Lorfing Student Scholarship.


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Scholarship Summary & Eligibility

Three Ways to Apply:

1. Snap a selfie with a sign that reads “West Texas Tough” and post it to our Google or Facebook page. Most creative sign wins.


2. Design and publish a short video on TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook.


3. Tell us what it means to you to be “West Texas Tough.”

You can send your submissions or any questions you have to

Who Can Apply?

  • Any first-generation college student enrolled in college OR any student looking to study or travel abroad.
  • Incoming Freshman as well as graduate students may also participate in the program.
  • Application deadline is June 15, 2023.
  • Scholarship will be awarded on August 1, 2023.

Don't Take Our Word For It

The Best in the West

Don’t Let Our West Texas Roots Fool You - Our Attorneys Are Some of the Most Experienced in America.

With over 500 jury trials and over 75 years of experience, our team of attorneys have the experience and expertise you need to win and to win big. We employ multiple former federal and state prosecutors. Our attorneys have clerked at the highest courts in Texas, graduated from some of the best Universities, and handled the biggest cases. Our attorneys could have easily worked at the largest law firms in New York, San Francisco, or Washington D.C. but chose to come back to West Texas –to their home – to protect and fight for our West Texas communities.

The Keith & Lorfing Difference

  • Over 500 Jury Trial Experience
  • Voted Best Lawyers in Abilene for 2023
  • Over 75 Years of Combined Experience
  • Multiple Attorneys on Staff Previously Served as State & Federal Prosecutors
  • Personalized Approach to Handling Cases
  • Multiple Offices Throughout West Texas

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