“I love the law, I’m proud to be a part of the profession.” – Michael J. Whitten
Whitten & Whitten, PLLC located in Denton has proudly served clients in Texas since 1939. The family business has help individuals in legal matters including appeal litigation, mediation, real estate and business law. They are committed to tailoring solutions to your legal problems with a sophisticated approach that will fit your life. Since Whitten & Whitten began serving clients as trial attorneys they have still maintain high advocacy standards which is the foundation of the firm.
Michael J. Whitten has been practicing law for over 50 years. Mike is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the US Supreme Court. He has tried many cases representing people who have had their civil rights violated. Mike helped facilitate the largest medical malpractice case decision in Denton, Texas which resulted in $10,000,000.00 award to the client.
Mike began his legal career by taking over and winning an appeal at the Texas Supreme Court after his father passed away. Since that time, Mike has maintained a reputation in Denton and surrounding areas as the go-to attorney for litigation of complex matters that won’t end in the trial court.
Mike graduated from North Texas State University in 1966 with a BA in Government, minor in History and English, then went on to attend the University of Texas Law School where he served as an associate editor of the Texas Law Review. He is a past president of the Denton County Bar Association.
Mike is a recognized Super Lawyer, a Thompson Reuters Service, selected by his peers in 2003 – 2004, 2008 – 2012, and 2014 – 2018, and is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale.com.
Mike is very proud to have two sons who also practice law, one son works with him and the other son is a prosecutor.
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