Board Trustee Profile
David Stolle was elected to serve his second term on the school board in May 2015. He was elected by fellow trustees to serve as board vice president for the 2017-18, 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. Since graduating law school in 2001, Mr. Stolle has practiced at Jackson Walker L.L.P., where he is now a partner with a national practice focused on commercial and real estate finance. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Stolle spent four years teaching high school English in Palestine, Texas, and maintains a lifetime teacher's certificate with the State of Texas.
Mr. Stolle is a product of Plano schools, having attended Davis Elementary through fifth grade before his family moved to East Texas. Mr. Stolle has earned a bachelor's degree in English from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in English from the University of Texas at Tyler and a law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law.
Mr. Stolle has served as co-chair of the Jackson Walker L.L.P. United Way campaign and has spent a number of years coaching youth sports. He is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He and his wife Cristy have been members of the PTAs at Jackson Elementary School, Frankford Middle School, Shepton High School and Plano West Senior High School.
During his final two years of law school, Mr. Stolle served first as a staff writer and subsequently as the executive editor of the St. Mary's Law Journal. He was named by Thomson Reuters in 2010 as a "Rising Star" in Texas - attorneys who are either 40 years old and under or who have been practicing law for ten or fewer years. Plano ISD residents since 2001, the Stolles have one son who has graduated from Plano West Senior High School, and two children currently attending Plano schools.