Attorneys —

C. Keith Lea | Associate

Phone: (713) 652-2525
Fax: (713) 652-5130
E-mail: klea@jdkglaw.com

Keith is a civil litigation attorney with a strong background in business litigation; contract disputes including non-compete and non-disclosure actions and collections matters; DTPA cases; creating, buying, and selling small- to medium-sized businesses; and family law issues (high-asset divorce matters, child custody, child support, post-divorce modifications, enforcement actions, and adoptions). He has conducted numerous bench trials first chair, handled jury trials second chair in state and federal court, and successfully appealed a small business contract dispute and a health care liability claim in the Houston appellate courts. After graduating from Marshall High School in Marshall, Texas, Keith went on to his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University in College Station where he graduated with a degree in Political Science in 2000. Keith worked with a safety engineering consultant in Bryan, Texas after completing his studies at Texas A&M until beginning law school at South Texas College of Law in 2002. He was formerly a shareholder in a general civil litigation firm in Houston, and began working for Johnson, DeLuca, Kurisky & Gould, P.C. in June 2013.

Keith builds long-term relationships by helping clients navigate litigation and other legal issues effectively, efficiently, and with a greater level of understanding. Having solved problems for a wide range of individuals and entities involving many areas of the law, Keith brings a common sense, big-picture approach to representing each client. He considers all factors that may affect the client’s current situation to address the underlying issues and minimize future complications.

Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Transactions
Family Law

Bar Admissions & Certifications

Texas, 2005
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Education

South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, J.D. 2005
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, B.S. Political Science 2000
Marshall High School, Marshall, Texas 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas – Member
Houston Trial Lawyers Association – Member
Houston Bar Association – Member

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