Justin Kiechler was born and raised in Grapevine, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing in 2006. Mr. Kiechler then attended Texas Tech University School of Law and Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business concurrently, earning dual JD/MBA degrees. With a passion for travel, Mr. Kiechler also attended the La Trobe University in Victoria, Australia. He completed his post-graduate career in December 2008 with his dual JD/MBA degrees.
Mr. Kiechler is licensed to practice law in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a trial lawyer handling both criminal defense and personal injury cases. He continuously focuses on mastering his craft in the courtroom. Thinking outside the box on cases is a strength he brings to the table for all of his clients.
He remains active in various local organizations and generously volunteers his time to the community. Justin was the President of the Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association for 2017-2018, and the President of the Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association for 2017-2018. Justin was awarded the 2018 John Crew’s Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas; this award was given to him in recognition of exemplary pro bono service. He was the Chapter Advisor for the Delta Tau Delta fraternity at Texas Tech University from Spring 2014 to Fall 2018. He is the current attorney coach for the Coronado High School Mock Trial team.
Justin Kiechler is dedicated to his clients and committed to providing exceptional service. Justin Kiechler was named Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars for 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. The Lubbock Area Bar Association presented him with the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award for 2017-2018. He received the 2018 Bob Black Bar Leaders Award from the Texas Tech University School of Law. Most recently, Justin was selected by the Lubbock Magazine for the Top Attorneys 2019 Criminal Defense list. He was one of the six local attorneys selected for the list. He is the current co-director of the Advanced Trial Skills training for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA). He is a 2014 graduate of the 24 day Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.
Personally, Justin enjoys being outdoors, hiking, camping, snow skiing, scuba diving, surfing, and traveling as much as possible. He married his wife, Yanina Trejo Kiechler, in January of 2017. They both enjoy traveling and exploring new countries together. Yanina is originally from Perryton, Texas and she also attended Texas Tech University for her undergraduate and graduate degrees.