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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.
– Michael Jordan
Ashley Robertson focuses her practice in the areas of startups, corporate law, commercial real estate, and trademarks. Read More
Ashley Aten focuses her practice in the areas of startups, corporate law, and commercial real estate. Read More
Mary Ashley Storm
Mary Ashley Storm focuses her practice on Texas alcoholic beverage commission (TABC) regulation and licensing, and business formations. Read More
Latest Blogs & Events
Can I Fire An Employee For That?
January 17, 2014
Texas has a lot of protections for businesses but you have to be careful under both the state and federal laws. Read More
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