Local Trial Attorneys With a Reputation for Excellent Representation and Results

Dan L. Birdsong

Retired Rolla Trial Attorney undefined

Dan L. Birdsong has been an attorney since 1971 and has participated in over 100 jury trials. His extensive experience was invaluable to his role in the firm. He has assisted clients who need quality representation in matters of medical malpractice, criminal defense, products liability, insurance defense, and automobile and construction accidents. Prior to private practice, Mr. Birdsong was an Assistant Public Defender and the Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney.

Current Employment Position

  • Retired

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Traffic Violation
  • White Collar Crimes

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1971
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1982


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1971
    • J.D.
  • Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1968
    • B.A.
    • Major: Philosophy

Representative Cases

  • State v. Hensley, 770 S.W.2d 730 (Mo.App. S.D. 1989)
  • State ex rel. Stoffer v. Moore, 628 S.W.2d 637 (Mo. 1982)
  • State v. Taylor, 739 S.W.2d 220 (Mo.App. S.D. 1987)
  • Simpson v. Smith, 771 S.W.2d 368 (Mo.App. S.D. 1989)
  • Crenshaw v. City of Belle, 571 S.W.2d 234 (Mo. 1978)

Representative Clients

  • American State Ins. Co.
  • Medical Protective Co.
  • State Farm Ins. Co.
  • Travelers Ins. Co.


  • American Bank of Rolla, Missouri
  • Ozark Equipment Co., Rolla, Missouri
  • Sellers-Sexton Ford, St. Robert, Missouri
  • John Brown Realty, Rolla, Missouri


  • Phi Delta Phi

To get in touch with Thomas, Birdsong, Mills, McBride & Osborne, P.C., please call (573) 364-4097.

Client Testimonials

  • “His cross examination was very thorough - and yet fair - to the point that I did not feel the need to testify.”

    Norman H.

  • “I was represented by David Mills in a civil litigation and was so impressed by his work ethic!”

    Bob D.

  • “David Osborne and the entire firm were so very friendly and helpful.”

    Chuck S.

  • “I'm very thankful for your help in my case, I can't express that enough”

    Krista P.

  • “Scott was professional, yet approachable.”

    Eric M.

What Makes Our Firm Unique?

  • Strong Reputation

    We have earned a reputation among our colleagues and the courts for excellent trial work.

  • Experienced

    Our knowledgeable attorneys have tried numerous cases in criminal and civil courts.

  • Honest & Ethical

    Our attorneys have a strong moral compass and always have the clients' best interest in mind.

  • Local

    We are local attorneys who care about our community and contribute to many charities.