also known as J. Mitchell Little, Mitch Litle
Mr. Little counsels individuals and business organizations from across the United States and foreign states in state and federal courts in Texas, with an emphasis on cases involving securities fraud in the oil and gas industry, representing individual investors against over 50 oil and gas promoters in many Texas jurisdictions.
Mr. Little has represented clients in disputes across a wide array of other industries, including real estate, construction, retail, manufacturing, and technology.
Obtained recovery through settlement, trial, or arbitration on behalf of individuals defrauded in sales of unregistered oil and gas working
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of a group of 21 defrauded oil and gas investors, resulting in a judgment.
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of oil and gas company accused of securities fraud, resulting in a judgment for in attorney’s fees in favor of client.
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of charity seeking property tax exemption.
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of 22 investors against oil and gas issuer for fraud, resuling in trial victory.
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of retired teacher defrauded in time-share investment.
First-chair jury trial victory on behalf of retired pilot defrauded in oil and gas Ponzi scheme, obtaining exemplary damages.
First-chair bench trial victory on behalf of church against financial manager who embezzled, obtaining exemplary damages.
Licensed since 2004
Hourly ($415/hour), Contingent (30-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2004||05/24/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Lawyers in Dallas||D Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Texas SuperLawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Texas Super Lawyers||2011|
|Nominee, District Court Trial Lawyer of the Year||Collin County Bench Bar Foundation||2011|
|Rising Star||Texas SuperLawyers||2010|
|Rising Star||Texas SuperLawyers||2008|
|Rising Star||Texas SuperLawyers||2007|
|William Paine LaCroix Trophy||Harvard Football||2000|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Collin County Bench Bar Foundation||Chair||2014 - 2015|
|Collin County Young Lawyers Association||President||2013 - 2014|
|Collin County Bar Association||Board Member||2013 - Present|
|Collin County Young Lawyers Association||President-Elect||2012 - 2013|
|Collin County Young Lawyers Association||Secretary||2010 - 2012|
|Collin County Bench Bar Foundation||Board Member||2010 - Present|
|Texas Bar Foundation||Fellow||2009 - Present|
|Oscar Chahine, et al v. Piney Woods Ventures, et al||Trial Victory|
|Quaneco v. Couch Oil and Gas||Plaintiffs took nothing; Defendants recovered attorney's fees|
|River Ranch Educational Charities v. Collin Central Appraisal District||Client obtained complete exemption of real property after one hour of jury deliberation|
|Dallas Bar Association Headnotes||"It's Just Three Nines: Protecting Against Securities Liability"||2012|
|Dallas Bar Association Headnotes||"May I Have My Money Back Please?"||2011|
|University of Texas||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||2003|
|Collin County Bench Bar Conference||Collin County Confidence: Securities Fraud Cases||2012|
|Dallas Bar Association, Real Property Section||Securities Issues in Real Estate Investments||2009|
|Collin County Bench Bar Conference||Summary Jury Trials||2009|
|Mortgage Lending Institute||Locking the Door on Mortgage Fraud||2007|