Mike Seiler PARTNER

Judge Mike Seiler is the Managing Partner of Seiler Mitby. Prior to working with Seiler Mitby, he was elected to serve as Judge of the 435th District Court of Montgomery County, Texas. Judge Seiler served parts of 3 terms.


While Judge, he was elected by the Judges of Montgomery County to serve in the role of Administrative Judge. Judge Seiler served two, one year terms. As administrative Judge, Judge Seiler regularly dealt with County Officials and department heads. Judge Seiler presided over Judge meetings, assisted with Court budgets, and set policy for the Montgomery County Judges. Prior to his election to the bench, Judge Seiler served as a District Court Chief with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. He was an active trial prosecutor for 14 years, trying hundreds of criminal cases to verdict.

Judge Seiler graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 1992. Prior to that time, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the University of Kansas. Born in a small farm town in Kansas, he came to Texas after passing the Kansas Bar Exam.

In addition to his extensive criminal law experience, Judge Seiler has testified in front of the Texas Senate and House Appropriations Committees regarding sex crimes in Texas. He also testified in front of the Texas Legislative Budget Board for Texas. Judge Seiler often would meet with Texas legislators regarding the budgetary, administrative and legislating with Texas legislators.  As a judge, he presided over criminal, civil, and family law cases. Judge Seiler was the jury trial leader having tried approximately 300 cases to jury verdict.

When Texas physicians and other similar healthcare professionals face criminal misconduct and other high-stakes, career-threatening issues, they turn to Judge Seiler to set things right. He helps clients navigate regulatory and licensing hurdles and return to focusing on their professional work. Multiple clients respect him so much that even individuals he successfully prosecuted and then presided over as a judge later hired Judge Seiler as their lawyer to defend them in criminal matters.

Judge Seiler has resided in The Woodlands, Texas since 1992; and, with his extensive courtroom experience, he is comfortable trying any kind of case in any Texas court. He has appeared in Courtrooms around the State and finds that the respect he gets from current Judges because of his experience greatly enhances his client’s experience in the Courtroom. Judge Seiler has been happily married since 1993 and he is the proud parent of a special needs child with Rett Syndrome and a son attending the University of Kansas.

  • Creighton University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992
  • University of Kansas, Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, 1989
  • District Of Columbia
  • Kansas
  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Recognition for Contributions to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Rating
  • Many letters of thanks from victims and family members of serious crimes
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • The Woodlands Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Graduate of Leadership Montgomery County
  • Member of Jayhawk Faithful