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Denis C. Mitchell is an experienced trial attorney and focuses his practice on representing individuals and families who have suffered life-altering injuries or who have lost love ones. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for his clients and has tried cases before multiple state and federal courts in the region. Mr. Mitchell's fellow plaintiffs’ lawyers recognized him as D.C.’s Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2014. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers® and SuperLawyers® as a leading practitioner in medical negligence since 2011.
Mr. Mitchell has held leadership positions in several organizations, including President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Chair of the D.C. Bar Tort Law Section. He has written for quarterly publications and made presentations on important civil cases handed down by state and federal courts in the District of Columbia. His is also an Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy at the Georgetown University Law Center.
Mr. Mitchell became fluent in Spanish after spending a year teaching and studying in the Economics Department at the University of Navarre in Pamplona, Spain.
Prior to joining Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP, Mr. Mitchell was a litigation associate at Piper Rudnick, LLP (now DLA Piper) in Baltimore, Maryland, where he litigated patent and trademark cases and commercial disputes.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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Denis Mitchell is one sharp attorney. Denis and I have worked on several cases together. He is always well prepared and focused on the issues that must be presented. Denis is able to comfortably speak to fellow attorneys and judges who always look forward to his ability to simplify complex legal issues for them. His competitive drive, combined with his personable manner, smile and handshake, make him a winner. I most highly endorse Denis Mitchell for any assignment he chooses to accept.
Michael Abelson Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Trial Lawyer of the Year||Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||2014|
|Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Washington, D.C.||SuperLawyers||2012|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Order of the Coif||University of Maryland, School of Law||2000|
|Law Review||University of Maryland, School of Law||1998|
|Adjunct Professor||Georgetown Univeristy School of Law||2007 - Present|
|Partner||Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP||2002 - Present|
|Associate||Piper Rudnick||2000 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Counsellors||Member||2015 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Co-chair - Tort Law Steering Committee||2009 - Present|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||Education Committee Co-Chair||2008 - 2009|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||Membership Committee Co-Chair||2007 - Present|
|Maryland Association for Justice||Amicus Committee||2006 - Present|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Amicus Curiae Committee||Board of Governors||2005 - Present|
|Trial (American Association for Justice)||Hospital Based Infections||2008|
|Trial Reporter||Rules of the Road For Bicyclists and Pedestrians||2007|
|University of Maryland School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Virginia||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|D.C. Bar CLE||2015 Revisions to the D.C. Superior Court Rules - Experts and Other Noteworthy Changes||2016|
|Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.||Primer on Changes to Superior Court Rules||2015|
|DC-TLA Dinner Meetings (several times yearly)||Recent Developments in D.C. Law||N/A|