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David E. Tompkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Silver Spring, MD

Lewis & Tompkins, P.C.
836 Bonifant St
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 202-296-0666
Fax: 202-371-9228
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013, 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

David E. Tompkins is a principal trial attorney with Lewis & Tompkins P.C. focusing on personal injury cases, particularly car accidents. Admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia, Missouri and the District of Columbia, he is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Tax Court.

Mr. Tompkins handles cases for those who have disfiguring, permanent injuries or broken bones as well as the family members of those who have died due to a personal injury. His clients include those who have been injured in incidents involving plane crashes, medical malpractice, defective products, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents and pedestrian accidents.

In 1993, Mr. Tompkins graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Truman State University, then attended the University of Missouri School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Mr. Tompkins holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from. For professional responsibility and ethics, he received the Academic Achievement Award and has an Avvo “Superb” rating. He is a member of the Missouri Law Review and is Lead Counsel certified.

Mr. Tompkins is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Maryland Association for Justice. With the last organization, he served as the chairman of the Automobile Negligence Section. Extremely active in his community, Mr. Tompkins was on the board of trustees for the Chevy Chase United Methodist Church.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013, 2019 - 2022

About David E. Tompkins

First Admitted: 1997, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Automobile Negligence Section, Chairman
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • Missouri
  • Virginia
  • Washington D.C.
  • Chairman, Auto Negligence Section Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, 2008

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chevy Chase United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees, 2009
  • Eagle Scout

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Member, Missouri Law Review, 1995 to 1996
  • Co-wrote the Annual Survey of the Law of Evidence for the Missouri Bar, 1995
  • The Taxation of ADEA Settlements and the Lack of Personal Injury in Age Discrimination Claims, 61 Mo. Law Rev. 507, Spring, 1996
  • Moderator, MTLA Automobile Negligence Section Dinner Meeting, PIP/Medpay Seminar, 2006
  • Moderator, MTLA Automobile Negligence Section Dinner Meeting, Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2007
  • Moderator, MAJ Automobile Negligence Section Automobile Negligence Seminar, 2008
  • Law Office Technology, The Paperless Office, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2004

Educational Background

  • Truman State University (F.K.A. Northeast Missouri State University), B.S., 1993


  • Rated B-V, Martindale-Hubble Peer-Review
  • Academic Achievement Award, Professional Responsibility and Ethics
  • SuperLawyer, 2013
  • Rated 10,
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Office Location for David E. Tompkins

836 Bonifant St
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: 202-296-0666

Fax: 202-371-9228

Last Updated: 7/21/2021

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