Experience Makes A Difference

A native of Oxford, Mississippi, attorney David Butts is a 1974 graduate of the University of Mississippi. For the past 40 years, he has practiced law in Tupelo, Mississippi, primarily focusing on personal injury law, contested divorce, criminal and estate law.

A Proven Leader In Mississippi Law

  • President of the Bar Association in Lee County, Mississippi
  • Longtime member of the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Served on Board of Governors and various MTLA committees
  • Author of guidelines that govern MTLA participation in appellate cases by amicus curiae

With A Lifelong Record Of Service

  • Commissioned officer, served in the United States Army
  • Detachment commander in the Mississippi National Guard
  • Executive officer in the 108th Armored Calvary

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Legal Experience In Multiple Practice Areas

Mr. Butts has an extensive record of success and diverse legal experience that bridges not only personal injury cases, but also family law, estate litigation and criminal defense.

His personal injury experience includes auto and 18-wheeler accidents, medical malpractice, product liability and workers' compensation.

  • Largest collected insurance bad faith verdict in Lee County, Mississippi (Chilcoat v. Preferred Risk Ins. Co.)
  • Largest collected state court personal injury verdicts across several counties in MS
    (Itawamba County, MS: Belmont Homes Inc. v. Stewart)
    (Tishomingo County, MS: McMillan v. Rodriguez)
  • Counsel in the only reported verdict in Mississippi to assess punitive damages against a physician in a medical malpractice case (Sheffield v. Sheffield)

Mr. Butts has appeared as trial and appellate counsel in over 35 cases argued before the Mississippi Supreme Court since 1978. He has settled numerous personal injury cases totaling millions of dollars.

More Than Four Decades Of Experience In The South

Call 662-269-5451 or email us to schedule a free consultation at David Butts Law Firm in Tupelo.