Mills Law Firm, LLC
Auto Accidents · Bicycle Accidents · Trucking Accidents · Unsafe Premises · Professional Negligence
The Mills Law Firm, LLC , stands apart because of the experience of our attorneys, the quality and integrity of our practice, and our willingness to go to trial rather than accept inadequate compensation for a client through a quick settlement.
Based in New Haven, Connecticut, our firm offers quality representation to individuals who are injured and to families who have lost a loved one due to a personal injury accident or negligence. We seek full and fair compensation for clients from Bridgeport, Stamford, Hartford, Milford, Hartford, Waterbury, and throughout New Haven, Fairfield, as well as all of the shoreline towns of eastern Connecticut.
Experienced and Qualified
John Mills has practiced law in Connecticut since 1990. He was formerly a partner in a Bridgeport firm for 13 years, which largely focused on insurance defense. As a result, he has extensive trial experience and has taken more than 70 cases to jury verdict. He also has appellate experience, including cases heard by the Connecticut Appellate Court, the Connecticut Supreme Court, and the 2 nd Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Mills belongs to the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (plaintiffs’ bar), and looks at each case from all perspectives.
Other notable qualifications of John W. Mills:
- Certified as Civil Trial Law Advocate by National Board of Trial Advocacy
- Qualified to give testimony as an expert in legal malpractice cases
- Teaches trial practice seminars to Connecticut Bar Association members
- Appointed by the courts as an arbitrator
- Appointed to the Grievance Committee for the Ansonia/Milford judicial district
- Certified as a trial referee to hear prejudicial cases. (Only experienced attorneys are invited by the court to seek pre-trial resolutions among disputants.)
- Recognized as a Connecticut “SuperLawyer” every year since 2007
- Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for skills in appellate work (2005, 2006, 2007)
Attorney John (“Jack”) Mills has been an avid cyclist for more than thirty-five years. Growing up in Norwalk, where he worked as a life-guard at Calf Pasture Beach, Jack was hit by a van one morning while riding his bike to work. The motorist left the scene, and at 6:30 a.m., there was no one there to help. Jack sustained dental injuries and his bike was destroyed, but he recovered. However, the incident left a strong impression on him. After riding for many years, throughout college and law school, Jack later started his own law firm in New Haven, Connecticut in 2004, Mills Law Firm, LLC. Since that time, Mills Law Firm has represented cyclists throughout Connecticut. From Stamford to New London, Mills Law Firm has fought for cyclists’ rights for the last decade, appearing at cyclists’ forums and other events concerning bike safety. Jack has also been a strong advocate for youth cycling, sponsoring CCAP and the New Haven Grand Prix since its inception. If you have been injured as a cyclist, contact Mills Law Firm – we are not new to this area. We have been on your side for many years. We understand, and we care about cyclists and fight for their rights – every day.
We try many cases, and we receive many referrals from other attorneys when they cannot reach an acceptable settlement. While the majority of our cases are settled out of court, we provide thorough investigation of accidents and assemble the best experts to make the case on our clients’ behalf. This results in the maximum compensation to fully cover losses in a personal injury or wrongful death.
Contact the New Haven personal injury lawyers of the Law Offices of John W. Mills today to arrange a free initial consultation. We offer a free consultation and responsive service to all clients. Evening and weekend appointments are available, and we can make “house calls” if you cannot travel to us. We also have Spanish interpreters on staff. We practice in every court in Connecticut and represent clients throughout the state.