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David L. Mills



david-l-millsDavid L. Mills began his career as an attorney in 1989 and represents clients in both criminal and civil litigation matters.  His primary areas of practice include criminal defense, business litigation, and personal injury, including motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, product liability, and medical malpractice.  He represents claimants and defendants.  Before entering private practice, Mr. Mills worked as an Assistant Missouri State Public Defender and a District Public Defender, allowing him many opportunities to refine his trial skills.

Mr. Mills is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College and the Western Trial Advocacy Institute and belongs to several local and national organizations.  He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

He earned his Juris Doctor and Bachelor degrees from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Current Employment Position(s):


Areas of Practice:

Civil Rights
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
Nursing Home
Personal Injury — Defense
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 1989
Kansas, 1989
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri


University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1989

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1986
Major: Journalism

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Missouri Bar Association
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
Phelps County Bar Association