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Derrick A. Mills

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C.
800 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 600-D
Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone: 205-558-0670
Fax: 205-879-1986
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed in Alabama Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Derrick A. Mills is a partner with Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C., a Birmingham, Alabama, law firm focusing on plaintiff's personal injury litigation, wrongful death cases and business disputes. In his practice at the firm, Derrick represents plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits related to motor vehicle accidents, defective products and on-the-job injuries. Derrick also represents both individual and business clients in commercial disputes and insurance bad faith claims.

Derrick graduated cum laude from the University of North Alabama, magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2003 and began his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. U.W. Clemon of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He is currently an Alabama State Bar commissioner for the 10th Judicial Circuit and is a past president of the Magic City Bar Association, the Birmingham area's minority bar association. Derrick remains an active member of the Magic City Bar Association and several other professional organizations as well, including the Birmingham Bar Association, the Alabama Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.

Montgomery Office

445 Dexter Avenue, Suite 4050
Montgomery, AL 36104

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Bad Faith Insurance, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

Articles about Derrick A. Mills appearing in Super Lawyers

About Derrick A. Mills

First Admitted: 2003, Alabama

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Alabama Bar Association, 2003 - Present
  • Executive Committee, Birmingham Bar Association, 2008 - 2009
  • American Bar Association, 2006 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2006
  • Birmingham Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Magic City Bar Association, 2004 - Present, President, 2010,
  • Mississippi, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2004
  • Alabama Bar Association, 10th Judicial Circuit Board of Bar Commissioners 2010-2013
  • Executive Committee, Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2006 - 2009
  • Alabama Association for Justice, 2007 - Present, Board of Directors 2010
  • Alabama, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2004

Educational Background

  • University of North Alabama, Florence, Alabama, B.S. in Political Science


  • Medical Malpractice -- $30 Million Verdict in Tuscaloosa County , 2019
  • Medical Malpractice – $2.5 Million Verdict In Marion County, 2009
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Office Location for Derrick A. Mills

800 Shades Creek Parkway
Suite 600-D
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: 205-558-0670

Fax: 205-879-1986

Last Updated: 8/9/2022

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