Christopher K. Mills, Esq.
Mr. Mills is a partner at the Firm. His practice is limited to representing clients in the field of personal injury litigation, with a focus on cases involving construction accidents, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, school and municipal law, civil rights and general negligence. Mr. Mills also has an extensive appellate practice and has briefed and argued cases in the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, the New York State Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Mills currently serves as the President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association and as the Vice President of the Federation of Bar Associations of the Fourth Judicial District. In 2013 Mr. Mills was appointed by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman to serve a three year term as a member of the Independent Judicial Election Qualification Commission (IJEQC) for the Fourth Judicial District. In 2011 Mr. Mills was appointed by the Appellate Division, Third Department as a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Fourth Judicial District for a term of five years.
Mr. Mills is an active member of the Albany County, Saratoga County and New York State Bar Associations, and he is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars for local bar associations and national organizations.
Prior to entering into private practice, Mr. Mills worked for two years as an Assistant Court Attorney for the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court in the Third Judicial Department. He is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and all United States District Courts in New York State.
Mr. Mills received his B.A. from Colgate University, where he graduated cum laude with a major in Economics, and he received his J.D. from Albany Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Albany Law School, Mr. Mills was a winner of the Karen C. McGovern Senior Prize Trials Moot Court Competition and was an octo-finalist of the Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition. During law school, Mr. Mills also served as a judicial intern to Appellate Division, Third Department Justice Edward O. Spain, New York State Supreme Court Justice Joseph C. Teresi and Acting New York State Supreme Court Justice Thomas J. McNamara. Mr. Mills also served as a Board Member of the Journal of Science and Technology, where he published the article “Mainstreaming the Alternatives: When Complementary and Alternative Medicines Become Westernized.”
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