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Dustin E. Nimz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Wichita Falls, TX

Nimz Law, PLLC
900 8th St, #1230
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Phone: 940-437-8655
Fax: 940-403-2525
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (80%), Appellate (10%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
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Attorney Profile

The founder of Nimz Law, Dustin E. Nimz focuses his practice on representing people who have been accused of having committed a crime. His firm is based in Wichita Falls, Texas, and his client base comes from the greater metropolitan area and other parts of the state. Admitted to practice in Texas since 2007, Mr. Nimz is also admitted to practice before both the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Mr. Nimz majored in political science at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2002. He then pursued his legal education at Texas Tech University School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor in 2007. Mr. Nimz also holds an LL.M. with honors in trial advocacy from the Temple University Beasley School of Law, having achieved that in 2016, and he has been certified as a specialist in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

After law school, Mr. Nimz was an assistant public defender in Wichita County before entering private practice. The types of charges that he has worked on having included driving while intoxicated, domestic violence, sex crimes, homicide, and drug possession and distribution. Mr. Nimz has been able to achieve positive results for his clients, through charge dismissals, acquittals, and the negotiation of favorable plea agreements with the prosecution. This successful track record has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb” peer-review rating through Avvo. Mr. Nimz serves on the board of directors of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and is a member of several other professional groups.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Appeals, DUI/DWI


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Dustin E. Nimz

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member – College of the State bar of Texas
  • Member – NORML Legal Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaking presenter for CLE on opening and closing statement techniques., Speaker, Beating the Drum for Justice: Opening and closing statements, 2016
  • Speaking presenter for CLE covering requirements and resources for pretrial investigations in criminal cases., Speaker, Come and take It: Pretrial Investigation, 2018
  • Speaking presenter for ethics CLE on representing clients with mental health issues., Speaker, Champions: Ethically Serving Clients in Plea Negotiations - McAllen, 2019
  • Speaking presenter for ethics CLE on representing clients with mental health issues., Speaker, Champions: Ethically Serving Clients in Plea Negotiations - Longview, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Specialization in Criminal Law, Texas Board of legal Specialization, 2016
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2018
  • Northern District of Texas, 2011

Educational Background

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, Ll.M. Master of Laws in Trial Advocacy, with Honors., 2016
  • Midwestern State University – B.A. in Political Science

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, North Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2019
  • Vice President – North Texas Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Director, Board of Directors, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, 2018
  • Jury Service Committee, State Bar of Texas, 2016
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Office Location for Dustin E. Nimz

900 8th St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Phone: 940-437-8655

Fax: 940-403-2525

Last Updated: 12/21/2021

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