Koy R. Killen
Koy Killen has been practicing law since 2001. He received his bachelor’s degree from Texas
A&M University and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Mr. Killen has
represented clients in hundreds of lawsuits, and concentrates his practice in the areas of complex
civil and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, business torts, probate litigation, civil
appeals, contract representation and negotiation, premises liability, and debt collection. Mr.
Killen also represents clients in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. Koy Killen has
successfully served as lead counsel in numerous jury and bench trials, with extensive experience
taking and defending depositions and arguing a wide array of motions at hearings in court. Mr.
Killen has also successfully represented numerous clients in cases seeking and resisting claims
for injunctive relief. Throughout his career, Mr. Killen has effectively used his knowledge of the
law and abilities in the courtroom to yield successful results for his clients.
Koy Killen is active in the legal community. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Tarrant
and Johnson County Bar Associations, Co-Founder and former Chairman of Tarrant County Bar
Association Energy Section, former Chairman of the Tarrant County Bar Association Continuing
Legal Education Committee, and is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association. Mr.
Killen also served on the City of Burleson Planning and Zoning Commission.
Koy Killen has been repeatedly recognized by Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters
Corporation published in Texas Monthly Magazine (Texas Rising Star). Mr. Killen has also been
consistently recognized as a Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine.
First Chair Experience Arguing Numerous Jury and Bench Trials
Seeking and Resisting Claims for Injunctive Relief
Summary Judgment Practice
Extensive Experience Taking and Defending Depositions and Arguing a Wide Array of Motions
at Hearings in Court
General Litigation, Business Litigation, Probate Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Wrongful
Death & Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
- Doctor of Jurisprudence - 2001
- Moot Court & Mock Trial
- Criminal Defense Clinic
Texas A&M University
- Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1996
- Major: English
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. District Court Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
HONORS & AWARDS
- Texas Super Lawyer, Rising Star by Thomson Reuters (2008-2013)
- Top Attorney by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2006-2017)
- Tarrant County Bar Association, 2003 - Present
- Tarrant County Bar Association Energy Section, Co-Founder and Chairman (2008)
- Johnson County Bar Association, 2012 - Present
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
- Winstead PC, Attorney, 2007 - 2012
- Blaies & Hightower, LLP, Attorney, 2003 – 2007
- Gray & Becker, PC, Attorney, 2001 - 2003