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Patrick M Nolan

Divorce and separation Attorney at Kirksville, MO

5.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2014
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Patrick

Learn Patrick’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Divorce and separation
    We maintain a standard of resolving family law matters in a cost-effective and swift manner. We will proceed with diligence to achieve your goals in the process of family law litigation The variety of issues involving family disputes can be emotionally overwhelming and require a great deal of expertise to manage with delicacy and thoughtful actions.

    8 years

  2. Drug Crime
    From simple possession to dealing to trafficking, we have the skills, experience and connections to fight and get you the best result possible.

    10 years

  3. Criminal defense
    With a winning record and a history of trying cases, we work to get the best result possible. Every defendant deserves the best defense possible. Our clients get it.

    10 years

  4. Personal injury
    At Nolan, Mulford, we provide legal services to those who have been injured as a result of the negligence of another person or company. If you have been injured due to a traffic collision, slip and fall accident, or some other means, give us a call.

    8 years

  5. DUI and DWI
    We look at how the breath and blood results were reached. Did the lab tech follow proper lab procedures? Was contamination introduced somewhere in the process? What did the other runs in the gas chromotography machine’s batch look like. Before you can quantitate, you must separate. At Nolan Law Firm, we understand the science. And we don't accept the officer's word that you were under the influence.

    10 years

Patrick Nolan is an experienced lawyer serving Northeast Missouri. As a criminal defense lawyer with a successful record of representing clients in hundreds of cases, Nolan fought to make the Courts see the humanity and dignity in his clients. In family law cases, he works agressively and thoroughly to represent his client's interests. Nolan has recently started accepting select cases across the state. 

Nolan produces the "Pat Talks Law" youtube channel - which made him one of the go to lawyers for Missouri Marijuana law issues. 

In Nolan's past career as an award-winning journalist, he worked for Scripts-Howard and Gannett and published thousands of news and opinion articles in print and online publications nationwide. His publication credits include: USA Today, Scripts-Howard News, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Springfield News-Leader, Vero Beach Press Journal, Sebastian Sun, Springfield Business Journal, Marshall Democrat-News, , and others. 

On the personal side, Patrick is an avid maker of sawdust. He delights in sharing woodworking skills with his children and making wooden toys and gifts for kids at Christmas. Patrick is a soccer coach. He coached U10 kids with the Northeast Missouri Futbol Club and at the YMCA. 

An strong supporter of the arts, Nolan helped found the Marshall Cultural Council. Since moving to Kirksville he has performed in four productions with the Curtain Call Theatre Company: "12 Angry Men", "It's a Wonderful Life", "A Christmas Carol", and "See How They Run."

Nolan is the president of the North Star - Kirksville Rotary and applies the 4-way test to his daily life. 

Other Organizational memberships:

  • American Legion - Life Member
  • Disabled American Veterans - Life Member
  • National Rifle Association - Life Endowment Member
  • 3rd Infantry Division Association Member - Rock of the Marne!
  • Cub Scout Den Leader
  • Founding Officer and Past Advisory Board Member Marshall Cultural Council
  • Past Chair of the Missouri Bar Veterans and Military Law Committee
  • President of the Adair County Bar Association


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Nolan, Mulford & DeLeeuw, LLC
210 N Elson, Ste. A
Kirksville, MO, 63501


5.0 / 5.0
  4 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | February 22, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Would recommend
We had never been through the legal process previously. Patrick and his staff were understanding and made sure that everything went smoothly and communication was easy. He gave us realistic expectations from the beginning. Would recommend his law firm to others.
Posted by anonymous | February 9, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
highly recommend
I would highly recommend Patrick for any needs you may have for a lawyer. He not only has a great personality, but is very professional and responsive. He and his office staff made me comfortable from the very beginning. He takes care of his clients, informing them of what to expect from worst case scenario to the best outcome he can predict. Every case is different obviously, but his knowledge and expertise gives the client something to base things on. i know the choosing Patrick Nolan as my lawyer, I made the best decision. If you have not called him for your lawyer needs, do not wait..
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Posted by anonymous | October 6, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Great Service and Communication
Patrick handled my case professionally and with great care. It was an emotional time and he took the time to make sure I understood everything. He made sure my best interest was put first. He communicated clearly, answered questions promptly and returned phone calls in a timely manner. I would recommend Patrick and would use him again if I needed representation.
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Posted by Audrey | September 28, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding service and care
Patrick does outstanding work as a lawyer. He sat down with me and discussed everything that could possibly happen to me with my case, even before I hired him. He also talked to my mom on the phone for numerous hours in explaining to her everything that will happen in the process- from the moment I received my citation through the court date. After I hired him- he frequently updated me on the status of my citation and walked me through the entire process. He was able to get my entire citation dropped by the prosecuting attorney and I didn't have to appear in court. There were 4 other people who received the same citation as I, and they still have their charges, as they chose different lawyers. Hiring Patrick Nolan as my lawyer, in this matter, was the best decision I could have made. I would refer him to all of my family and friends. With his help, all of your problems can be solved, as were mine. If I ever need an attorney again, I will be sure to call Patrick Nolan.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 225-225 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • Nolan Law Firm, LLC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • Bukowsky Law Firm
  • 2014 - 2014
  • Attorney
  • Missouri State Public Defender's Office
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Intern
  • Missouri Public Defender
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Reporter
  • Marshall Democrat-News
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Editor and Publisher
  • Truman Lake News
  • 2008 - 2009
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  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014
  • University of Central Missouri
  • MA - Masters
  • 2011
  • Missouri State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Civil victory - suit on account $12,000 plus
  • Money Judgment for the client
  • State v. B.H.
  • Jury Verdict - Not guilty
  • B.K. v. Missouri Highway Patrol
  • Judgment of expungement is affirmed.
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  • Adair County YMCA
  • Board Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • Kirksville Rotary North Star
  • Immediate Past President
  • 2019 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, New Lawyers Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • Executive Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Adair County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Missouri Society for Criminal Justice
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Kirksville Rotary North Star
  • President
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Rotary Club
  • President-Elect
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Adair County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2017 - 2019
  • Northeast Missouri Bar Association
  • President
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Accreditated Attorney
  • 2016 - 2019
  • Missouri Bar
  • Chairman - Veterans and Military Law Committee
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Adair County Bar Association
  • Vice President
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Adair County Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 2015 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

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Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (3)
Endorse Patrick
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 05
Relationship: Friend
"Mr. Nolan is an experienced criminal defense attorney who has professionally handled numerous cases for the Missouri Public Defender's Office."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Pat is a talented, thorough, and diligent criminal defense attorney. He is experienced and he knows the system. Anyone needing a good criminal defense attorney would be wise to hire him, and then listen to his advice very carefully."
Criminal defense
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