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Mitchell R. Nolte

Criminal Law and Criminal Appeals

Mitchell R. Nolte is a Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney with a proven track record for getting the best possible results for his clients. Mr. Nolte has tried more than 170 criminal jury trials and has achieved great success. His experience both prosecuting and defending serious criminal matters in both State and Federal Courts all over North Texas helps put his clients in the best position possible.

Criminal Defense Attorney

Nolte’s experience as a Chief Felony Prosecutor for the Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office and the lead prosecutor for the Special Crimes Division makes him uniquely qualified to handle criminal cases. He has worked with Federal law enforcement agencies such as the FBI, DEA, Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service, and has a close working relationship with all local law enforcement agencies. He knows how to review and evaluate the government’s case against you for every possible weakness.

Areas of Practice

Time and again, Nolte has gained dismissals, acquittals and reductions for his client. He will always work hard to find a resolution to his clients’ cases so they can erase the past and begin a new future. Whether you need an experienced DWI attorney, help with a drug offense, or representation for a serious State or Federal crime, Mitchell R. Nolte stands ready to put his clients in the best position possible to win.

Professional Experience

  • Gibbs Robison Nolte Rose PLLC (2010 – present): Partner in full-service McKinney law firm, with personal practice specializing in Criminal Defense and Juvenile law
  • Nolte, Drain, & Rosenthal, PLLC (2007 – present): Founding partner of firm focusing on Criminal, Family and Juvenile Law
  • Law Office of Mitchell R. Nolte (2005 – 2007): Solo Practitioner specializing in criminal defense in North Texas
  • Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office (1996-2005)


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
  • D., 1996; Board of Barristers, Legal Research Board
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • A., 1993; Double major in English and Political Science

Professional Activities and Associations

  • Board Certified in Criminal Law since 2003
  • Board Certified in Criminal Appellate Law since 2013
  • Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (CCCDLA) (Director – 2006, President Elect – 2007, President 2008)
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA)
  • Co-Chair Judicial Integrity and Prosecutorial Integrity Committees 2011
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TCDAA)
  • Texas Bar Foundation, 2008 – present
  • Collin County Bar Association, 1997 to present