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Gerard E. Mitchell represents individuals who are victims of medical malpractice or other acts of negligence.  He is consistently listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America, which recently named him Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year 2014-2015 in the Washington D.C. Area.  The April 2002 Washingtonian Magazine described him as having the "reputation as the area's most effective medical-malpractice attorney."

Mr. Mitchell is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  He is former President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and was TLA’s Lawyer of the Year in 1984.  He also serves as the President of the Youth Leadership Foundation, an organization that offers character and academic training for inner-city youth.

Mr. Mitchell graduated from Georgetown University and the University of Virginia School of Law. He and his wife, Germana, have nine children.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%

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Stein Mitchell Muse Cipollone & Beato LLP

1100 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC, 20036-4101


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers2015
Best LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers2010
N/ABest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Best LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2002
Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerStein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP1975 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2015 - Present
Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial AdvocacyCertified Member1982 - Present
The Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
The CounselorsMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.MemberN/A
Superior Court Civil Rules Advisory CommitteeMemberN/A
Maryland Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawyers' Club of WashingtonMemberN/A
The CounselorsPast President1989 - 1990
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.Past President1984 - 1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawLL.B - Bachelor of Laws1969
Georgetown UniversityN/AN/A1966
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.Primer on Changes to Superior Court Rules2015