Profile: Kiele Linroth Pace
Austin criminal defense attorney Kiele Linroth Pace holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. She also attended University College London. Kiele is licensed to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas.
A former prosecutor, Kiele is a highly effective litigator. She is passionate about criminal law and first began defending people in criminal matters as a student attorney with U.T. Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic, where she was honored by selection as an Interim Attorney and participation in an exclusive Advanced Clinic.
Kiele was licensed in 2001 and began her career in the Houston area, first as a criminal defense attorney, then as a prosecutor with the Polk County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. After taking a two-year hiatus to do commercial litigation, Kiele returned to criminal defense full time in 2006. She practices exclusively in Austin, Texas, principally defending busy professionals and others to whom time, reputation, and a clean criminal history are vital.
Kiele is a member of the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court (Barrister), the Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow), the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association, and the Criminal Justice section of the State Bar of Texas.