Serving Henderson County, TX, for Over Two Decades

In 2001, Nolan and Brian founded Wickel & Schmidt in Athens, Texas. For over 20 years, we have been providing the residents of Henderson County and East Texas with effective, efficient, and compassionate representation in family law matters and criminal cases. Our firm has a trusted reputation of helping our clients improve their legal outcomes through effective litigation and mediation.

Nolan Wickel

Family Law

Nolan Wickel focuses on family law, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody litigation
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Enforcement of visitation and child support cases
  • Complex property litigation and valuation cases
  • Non-parent interventions for grandparents, other family members, foster families, etc.
  • And more

Clients appreciate his straight-forward approach to legal representation.  Family law cases are often emotional, Nolan provides clear and honest guidance through those difficult times.

He’s an experienced litigator dedicated to helping his clients secure better outcomes for themselves and their children.

Brian Schmidt

Criminal Law

Brian Schmidt accepts misdemeanor and felony criminal cases, including:

  • Misdemeanor and Felony DWI cases
  • Drug possession
  • Assault & other violent offenses
  • Robbery & property crimes
  • And more

Brian also handles a variety of civil motions related to criminal cases, including expunctions, occupational license applications & hearings, and more in Henderson and Van Zandt Counties.

He has built his personal practice of providing his clients with advocacy that takes into account their fears and anxieties by calmly but effectively advocating for them in pre-trial motions and trial.