C.L. Mike Schmidt has been practicing law for more than 55 years. For 25 years he was recognized as one of Dallas’ top defense attorneys and is known today as the founder of The Schmidt Firm, PLLC – one of Dallas’ top personal injury plaintiff’s firms.
He was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 1965, New Mexico bar in October 2015 and to the Washington D.C. bar in August 2016.
Schmidt has a long list of honors over his career:
There are more than 95,000 members of the Texas Bar Association, but only five percent are named “Texas Super Lawyers” by Texas Monthly magazine. Schmidt has won this accolade as well as “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” and “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine.
Schmidt also serves as a Board Member of SMU in Taos since 2007, a Board Member of SMU Central Libraries since 2007, and is a former Board Member of the Mesa Verde National Park Board Foundation and former Board President of the Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos, New Mexico from 1989 - 1992.
Mike Schmidt is managing partner of The Schmidt Firm, PLLC in Dallas, and is a partner in the Schmidt & Clark LLP law firm.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1965||08/23/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Lawyer of the Year||Best Lawyers®||N/A|
|Tier 1 status for Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms||U.S. News & World Report||N/A|
|Legend in Trial Law||Dallas Bar Association||N/A|
|Super Lawyer||Texas Monthly Magazine||N/A|
|Board Certified in Civil and Personal Injury Trial Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||N/A|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||2001 - Present|
|International Society of Barristers||Fellow||1998 - Present|
|International Academy of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||1994 - Present|
|National Board of Trial Advocacy||Civil Trial Specialist||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Leaders Forum||N/A|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Diplomat||N/A|
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