David O. Butts

David O. Butts

Tupelo, Mississippi

David Butts has represents persons injured as the result of the negligence of others, and the families of those who died from such negligence. His practice is devoted almost exclusively to the investigation, litigation, settlement and trial of personal injury cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce & Family Law For Men
  • Criminal Defense
  • Estate Law And Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Division of Marital Property
  • Custody
  • Personal Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1974


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D.
  • University of Mississippi - 1974

Representative Cases

  • The majority of personal injury and death cases handled by David Butts ended in settlements or jury verdicts favorable to his clients.
  • Chilcoat v. Preferred Risk Ins. Co.
  • Itawamba County, MS: Belmont Homes, Inc. v. Stewart
  • Tishomingo County, MS: McMillan v. Rodriguez
  • Sheffield v. Sheffield

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association in Lee County, Mississippi, President
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers and Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

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