Trusted By The Tri-Cities Area Since 1957

J. David Miller



Kingsport, TN





Attorney David Miller was born on July 3, 1959 in Kingsport, Tennessee. David has been practicing law in his hometown for 31 years and handles a variety of cases involving serious injury or death. He focuses on cases involving truck accidents, auto accidents and motorcycle accidents. David represents his clients during negotiation, trial and the appeals process in both state and federal courts. He has been a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist since 1997, has been selected as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the state of Tennessee, selected in the Nation's Top 1% of attorneys and has been recognized by Superlawyers. He is an Eagle Scout and past member of the Eagle Scout Board of Review. David has been legal counsel and parliamentarian for the Kingsport Lifesaving and Rescue Crew for more than 20 years. David lives in Kingsport with his wife Linda and has two grown children, Nathan and Suzanne.

Practice Areas

  • Truck and Auto Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical Drugs
  • Asbestos Mesothelioma Cases

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
  • Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997
  • Civil Pre-Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1994


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1985
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 1981
    • Honors: With Honors


  • Recognized by SuperLawyers® Magazine
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Tennessee
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement, 2016

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Kingsport Bar Association, Member, 1985 to 2017
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers' Association, Board of Governors, 1995 to 1999
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, 1985 to 2017
  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers' Association, 1985 to Present


  • English

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Kingsport Lifesaving Crew, Board of Directors