David S. Mittleman

David S. Mittleman

Location:
Okemos, Michigan
Phone:
517-220-6100
877-259-1189
Fax:
517-393-3003
Email:

I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Attended the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University where I graduated with a B.S. in Pharmacy. I worked as a registered Pharmacist for two years full time until moving to Michigan to pursue my education in law.

While attending Thomas M. Cooley Law School, I worked part time with the law firm now known as ChurchWyble, P.C. until graduating in 1985. At that time I began working with the firm full time, handling every facet of litigation and trial work. In 1990, I became a shareholder with the firm and continued handling all areas of litigation with an emphasis in medical, dental, and pharmacy, pharmacist negligence cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family law
  • Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1985

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University
    • B.S. - 1979
    • Major: Pharmacy
  • University of Pittsburgh - 1975
    • Major: Pre-Pharmacy
  • Taylor Allderdice High School - 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Success in the Field of Litigation
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, 2008 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Attorney American Association for Justice, 2009
  • BV Distinguished Rating Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
  • "Best Lawyers in America" award, 2009
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - Present
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2009 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Association for Justice, Officer, 2005 - 2006
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2000 - 2005
  • Michigan Association for Justice, State Delegate, 1998 - 2000
  • Michigan Association For Justice, Executive Board, 1985 - 2008
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1985 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Negligence Law Section, State Bar of Michigan, Member, 2007 - 2012
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Ingham County Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Michigan Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions, Member, 2003 - 2012
  • Michigan Public Educational Facilities Authority, Member, 2005 - 2010
  • Michigan Public Educational Facilities Authority, Chair, 2008 - 2010
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Member, 1985 - Present
  • InjuryBoard.com, Advisory Board, 2007 - Present
  • Michigan Finance Authority, Board Member, 2010 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Murray Pharmacy, stock, delivery, intern, registered pharmacist, 1972 - 1980
  • ChurchWyble, P.C., law clerk, trial lawyer, partner, 1983 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Treasurer, Michigan Democratic Party, 2005 - 2007
  • Michigan State University, Hillel Executive Board, 1998 - 2001
  • Michigan State University, Jewish Studies Advisory Board, 1998 - Present
  • Michigan State University, John A. Hannah Society, 1998 - Present
  • Greater Lansing Jewish Welfare Federation, Executive Board, 1990 - 2000
  • Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Executive Board, 1990 - Present
  • Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Congregation Officer, 1990 - Present
  • Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Legal Counsel to the Executive Board, 1990 - Present

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish