Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Mary Lou Keel (R)

Jim Hippard, Jr.
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Prior to her election to the Court of Criminal Appeals, Mary Lou Keel served as judge for the 232nd District Court in Harris County.
  • According to her most recent financial disclosure, Judge Keel owns stock in Teekay Tankers, a tank operator firm.


  • Home in Harris County valued at $557,983


  • According to the Texas Ethics Commission, Judge Keel’s largest campaign donors included well-known defense attorney Rusty Hardin and the multinational law firm Vinson & Elkins.