|Texas - TX
|Louisiana - LA
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When you suffer from the effects of personal injury, wrongful death or a business or commercial wrong, choosing the right attorney is essential.
Jim Mills has more than 35 years experience working to help right wrongs in and outside the courtroom, making him an excellent choice to handle your case. Since founding The Mills Law Firm in 1985, he has built a multifaceted practice that represents people and companies on a broad variety of legal issues.
Mr. Mills strives to resolves matters out of court, but if litigation is inevitable he acts as your advocate before judge and jury. Through diligent discovery, precise use of expert witnesses and sound legal strategy he has consistently achieved fair settlements and favorable verdicts for his clients.
Before starting his own practice, Mr. Mills was head of the product liability department for a major plaintiff personal injury firm. In this capacity he was responsible for the fee generation of the firm’s largest department. He also developed an extensive knowledge of the insurance industry, giving him exceptional insight into cases involving major claims. Having served as a senior claims adjuster for a major national insurance company and an associate at a former prominent insurance defense firm, he is able to draw from his understanding of the tactics employed by “the other side” to better represent clients in personal injury cases.
Mr. Mills began his career of service as an Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans and headed a trial court division where he prosecuted all major felony offenses.
As a result of his proven expertise, Mr. Mills is board certified by the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law (since 1986) and Civil Trial Law (since 1987). He holds the highest peer ratings from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability (A) and professional ethics (V). He is licensed in the states of Texas and Louisiana and is admitted to practice in Federal Court of the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas as well as the U.S. District Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit.
Mr. Mills is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, College of the State Bar of Texas, and American Association for Justice. From 2004-2006 he served as a director of the State Bar of Texas Insurance Trust and as chairman of the District 6A Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas.
He is a graduate of Auburn University (B.S.) and received his J.D. from Louisiana State University.