WELCOME TO VELA | KELLER PC. We are a boutique corporate law firm that focuses our practice on small businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups. As a one-time startup and now a small business ourselves, we are proud to represent the businesses and ideas that are fueling tomorrow’s growth. We endeavor to provide counsel as your attorney and your partner. Give us a call, and let’s get started.

Our Practice Areas

  • Startups

    VK represents hundreds of startups all over the world. Our vision is to be the best startup firm in Texas, plain and simple. Read More

  • Corporate Law

    Need help restructuring your entity, cleaning up your cap table, or getting your corporate governance in order? It’s not as hard as it seems. Let us walk you through it. Read More

  • Business Litigation

    Whether it is a contract dispute, a trademark infringement, or simply a situation you aren’t sure how to handle, we are here to help. Read More

  • Series LLCs

    The Texas Series LLC is rapidly becoming a preferred vehicle for real estate investors, and series LLCs make a lot of sense for several classes of investors. Read More

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  • Annual Reports

    Every year we produce a graphic annual report about our company, who we are, how we’ve grown, and the bad habits we’ve developed. View Reports

  • Introduction Video

    We pride ourselves in our ability to understand your business. View our short introductory video that shows a bit more about us and our firm. Watch Video

  • VK Podcast

    We have a lot to say, so we will be producing podcasts to share information relevant to you and your industry. Learn from our expertise (for free!) Listen Now

Meet Our Staff

  • The one thing you 100% control is effort.

    – Mark Cuban

    Kevin Vela


    Kevin Vela is a founding partner at Vela | Keller P.C. He focuses his practice in the areas of startups, corporate law, capital raises, and real estate investment activities. Read More

  • For those about to rock, we salute you.

    -Angus Young

    Geoffrey Keller


    Geoff Keller is a founding partner at Vela | Keller P.C. and focuses his practice in the areas of real estate law, criminal law, and civil litigation. Read More

  • Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way, turn.

    - Charles De Mar

    Ray T. Khirallah, Jr.


    Ray T. Khirallah Jr. joined Vela | Keller P.C. as a partner in 2012 and helps businesses and individuals in commercial, health care, and personal injury disputes. Read More

  • Always tell the truth. That way, you don’t have to remember what you said.

    - Mark Twain

    David Khirallah


    David is an associate at Vela Keller and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, landlord-tenant law, consumer law, and personal injury claims. Read More

  • Well behaved women rarely make history.

    Ashley Aten


    Ashley Aten focuses her practice in the areas of startups, corporate law, and commercial real estate. Read More

  • That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse

    - Walt Whitman

    Mary Ashley Storm

    Of Counsel

    Mary Ashley Storm focuses her practice on Texas alcoholic beverage commission (TABC) regulation and licensing, and business formations. Read More

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Latest Blogs & Events

  • Where Can A Startup Get Started?

    September 2, 2014

  • The Delaware C Corp Myth

    June 9, 2014

    DE C Corps are great for some startups, but not all startups. Read More

  • Starting a New Business? Here’s What They Haven’t Told You (Part 1)

    June 27, 2014

    VK Podcast discussing things you may not have been told before you started your small business. Read More

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Matt Alexander of @neededition chatted with Kevin about his experience launching a curated fashion startup. http://t.co/vLZlVbW08f
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