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David Everett Mosley

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In practice since 1986, Mr. Mosley's wide experience includes criminal  and civil trials, state and federal appellate work, administrative law, election law, municipal law and family law. A number of his cases have resulted in published opinions.  He has authored articles that appeared in Res Gestae.  He was selected as "the best" local attorney by Evening News-Tribune Poll of Clark and Floyd County readers.   Martindale-Hubbell ranks him fifth in prominence in Clark County and gave him its highest ranking for ethics and integrity.  At the beginning of his career he was mentored by Frank E. Haddad, Jr., and Burton Milward (author of Kentucky Criminal Practice and Reversible Error in Kentucky...both handbooks for practicing criminal law in Kentucky). He has appeared numerous times in local televised news reports and appeared twice on the Nancy Grace CNN network program as a guest commentator.

Representative past and current employment or clients include, Clark County Government, Town of Utica, Town of Sellersburg, EMC corporation, N-Flyte Trucking, Clark County Prosecutor's Office, Clark  County Public Defender Office and a host of private individuals.

Mr. Mosley has taught in ICLEF seminars on Capital cases and trial practice.  He is a recipient of the Pro Bono Publico award by the Clark and Floyd County Indiana Bar Associations. He is a past or current member of the Indiana Bar Association, The Seventh Circuit Bar  Association, the Clark County Indiana Bar Association, the Sherman Minton Inns of Court. He is licensed to practice and has appeared before all levels of  Indiana State Courts.  He is licensed in the Southern District of Indiana Federal District Court, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.


Languages spoken: French

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    29 years, 4.5 thousand cases
  2. Family: 20%
    19 years, 1.2 thousand cases
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
    29 years, 125 cases
  4. State, Local And Municipal Law: 5%
    29 years, 400 cases



Retainer (always), Free consultation (50 minutes)

Payment types:

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    I endorse this lawyer. Dave is a dedicated, effective and caring attorney. If I ever needed help, I would go to Dave.


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Contact info

332 Spring
332 Spring Street
Jeffersonville, IN, 47130


INActive In Good Standing198610/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AppreciationIndiana Public Defender Council2009
Best Local AttorneyEvening News-Tribune2008
Service AwardClark County Public Defender2000
Pro Bono Publico AwardFloyd and Clark County Bar Associations1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberMosley, Bertrand, Jacobs and McCall1995 - Present
AttorneyTown of Utica1991 - 1995
AttorneyClary, Hess, Guilfoyle, Thomas and Wilder1988 - 1990
AttorneyTown of Sellersburg1988 - 1991
Deputy ProsecutorClark County Prosecutor's Office1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. Supreme CourtN/A2004 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/A1995 - 2000
Sherman Minton Inns of CourtN/A1995 - 2001
Seventh Circuit Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
Clark County Indiana Bar AssociationN/A1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. ForbesPlea agreement
Jones v. Eerie InsuranceVerdict for client: $212,000
Estate of C.M. vs. J.H. and F.M.H.Pending
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Publication nameTitleDate
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Innovations in Trial Procedure: Discussion of Evidence During Trial2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleN/AJD - Juris Doctor1986
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial Practice SeminarTrial Practice2010
Death Penalty DefenseLife Without the Possibility of Parole2009