Local Trial Attorneys With a Reputation for Excellent Representation and Results

David L. Mills

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David 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. He represents plaintiffs injured through the negligence of others.

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.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Expungement of Arrest/Conviction Records
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff
  • 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
    • J.D.
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1986
    • B.A.
    • Major: Journalism

Professional Associations & Memberships

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

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

Client Testimonials

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

    Chuck S.

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

    Norman H.

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

    Krista P.

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

    Bob D.

  • “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.