Patrick Nolan

Patrick Nolan has been practicing law in Adair County since 2014. Patrick is a Coastie brat and grew up living in Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Alaska, and Michigan among other states. After high school, Nolan joined the Army and served as an Armor Crewman during Desert Storm. After exiting the Army in 1994, Nolan relocated to Missouri and attended college, earning his B.S. in Journalism at Southwest Missouri State in 2000. Nolan earned a Masters in Communication in 2011 at University of Central Missouri. He completed his JD at University of Missouri in 2014.

Nolan married his wife in 2006 in Moorhead, Minnesota. Patrick and Erin have three children: Cormac, Teagan, and Cian. Patrick and his children are active in Scouts, martial arts, and woodworking.

Patrick primarily handles cases involving personal injury, family law, juvenile law, criminal law and general civil law.

Nolan is active in his community from serving as the president of his Rotary Club to coaching soccer and supporting youth activities from Scouting to sports.

Publication Credits

USA Today
Scripts Howard News Service
St. Louis Post Dispatch
Springfield News-Leader
Springfield Business Journal
Marshall Democrat-News
Prior to becoming an attorney, Nolan was an award-winning journalist.


  • University of Missouri School of Law
    • Juris Doctorate - 2014
  • Southwest Missouri State
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2000
    • Major: Journalism
  • University of Central Missouri
    • Masters in Arts
    • Major: Mass Communication

Professional Associations

  • Missouri Bar Veteran's and Military Law Committee, Past Chair
  • Adair County Bar Association, Former President
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College of DUI Defense, General Member
  • American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Missouri Society of Criminal Justice
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past-President Kirksville-North Star Rotary Club
  • Youth Soccer Coach - Northeast Missouri Futbol Club
  • Youth Soccer Coach - YMCA
  • Assistant Scoutmaster
  • Founding officer and advisory board member Marshall Cultural Council
  • 3rd Infantry Division Association Member
  • American Legion - Life Member
  • Disabled American Veterans - Life Member
  • National Rifle Association - Endowment Member

Past Positions

  • Army, Armor Crewman

Recent Blog Posts


  • Professional and Responsive

    I've been a professional acquaintance of Patrick Nolan for many years. When I had need of his services, I found him to be both responsive and accurate in his advise. More importantly, I know from my dealings with Patrick that he is very conscientious and works for the benefits of his clients.
  • This is the guy to go to

    This by far was one of the best attorneys I have worked with. He seems to really care about serving his clients, and he knows what he is doing. I met several attorneys when trying to select one to represent me. Before meeting Patrick, I felt none of the attorneys even cared enough to really look ...
  • Hiring Patrick was the best decision I could have made

    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...
  • He put my interests first

    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 re...
  • He takes the time to understand

    I met with Mr. Nolan. He took the time to understand my issue. And he helped resolve it without having to go to court.
  • Nolan knows how to get stuff done

    Great lawyer. Knows the law and has built the personal relationships that help expedite the complicated legal process. We will be using him in the future.
  • Talented, Thorough, and Diligent

    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.

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