Mike Atkins, shareholder, practices primarily in school law, business and banking law, and civil litigation.

Mr. Atkins advises school districts on all matters pertaining to school law. Additionally, he advises business clients regarding their day to day business affairs, employment matters, and contractual matters.

In addition to the above, Mr. Atkins maintains a general practice, which includes probate and general civil litigation.

Activities and Affiliations

  • Elected as Ector County Attorney (1976 – 1982)
  • Elected as Mayor of the City of Odessa (1996 – 2000)
  • Member of the Texas State Bar School Law Section; the National School Boards
  • Association, Council of School Attorneys; and the Texas Association of School Boards, Council of School Attorneys
  • Member and past President of the Ector County Bar Association
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association, and Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Past Member of Board of Directors of State Bar of Texas
  • Past Chair and Member of District 15 Grievance Committee
  • Past Member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism

Education and Professional

  • University of Houston, BBA – 1971
  • South Texas College of Law, JD – 1974
  • Admitted to Practice - Texas 1974
  • Admitted to practice in all State Courts and Northern and Western District Federal Courts of the State of Texas

Civic and Charitable

  • Past President and Member of Board of Directors of United Way of Odessa
  • Past Campaign Chairman of United Way of Odessa
  • Past President of Odessa Industrial Development Corporation
  • Past Member of Parish Council of St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church