Austin, TX 78738
Keith A. Pardue is Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has over twenty five years of legal experience representing clients before state and federal agencies and civil courts. Keith represents his clients before all Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Western District of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Keith is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and enjoys a reputation for successful advocacy, integrity, and professionalism.
Before practicing law, Keith earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and Chemistry and worked as an Environmental Manager with American Petrofina Oil Company (Fina) in Port Arthur, Texas.
Keith graduated from the University of Houston School of Law in 1985 with his Doctor of Jurisprudence and practiced law for ten years with two Austin law firms before founding Pardue & Associates, a law firm practicing in the areas of administrative, business, civil trial, contract rights and obligations, environmental, estate planning, trusts and probate, homeowners association counsel, municipal, real estate, social security appeals and wrongful death.
Keith enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and seven grandchildren, serving as a member of the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, the Nazarene Publishing House Board, the Vineyard Bay Home Owners Association Rules Committee, entertaining family and friends, preparing Texas barbeque, cooking authentic Cajun dishes, and watching college sports, particularly football.
Carolyn Skogman (Of Counsel)
Carolyn Skogman graduated from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Management and attended St. Mary’s University School of Law, earning her Juris Doctorate in 2010.
During law school, Carolyn excelled academically achieving membership in the Phi Delta Phi legal honor society, serving as a staff-writer on The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Minority Issues, participating in St. Mary’s nationally recognized External Advocacy Moot Court Team, representing clients in civil litigation and estate planning as a student attorney in St. Mary’s Civil Justice Clinic, working as the research assistant to the Assistant Dean of Clinical Studies, and instructing law students in legal research as the Senior LexisNexis Student Representative and Student Instructor.
Carolyn was awarded the Francisco Leos Award for Excellence in Clinical Studies, inducted into the Order of Barristers, and received St. Mary’s top advocacy award: the Patricia L. Scott Award. Carolyn was named on the Dean’s List, graduated in the top fifteen percent of her law school class at St. Mary’s in May 2010 and has been licensed to practice law in all Texas State Courts since November 5, 2010.
Carolyn’s practice is dedicated to estate planning, trusts and probate, and providing successful representation and legal counsel to individuals and business owners in civil matters.