Courtney David Mills



Assistant: Julie A. Adams –


Courtney David Mills concentrates his practice in medical malpractice defense. He represents hospitals, long term care facilities, physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, clinics, and other healthcare providers in the defense of medical negligence claims.

Representative Matters

Vanwinkle v. Nichols, 2015 WL 9275671 (S.D. Ind. 2015).

  • A physician was sued in District Court for reporting suspected child abuse to DCS. The complaint alleged a conspiracy to violate a mother’s constitutional right of family integrity by causing DCS to separate the family.

Gresk for Estate of VanWinkle v. Demetris, 96 N.E.3d 56 (Ind. 2018).

  • A physician was sued for reporting suspected child abuse to DCS. The complaint alleged an alleged misdiagnosis of the child being a victim of child abuse.


Beyond the Office

Courtney and his wife are very involved in animal rescue. Courtney lives on a small farm in Mooresville, IN with 3 horses, 10 dogs, and 2 cats.

Awards & Recognition

Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America (1998)

  • Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The designation “Eagle Scout” has a long history since its founding over one hundred years ago. Only four percent of Boy Scouts are granted this rank after a lengthy review process. The requirements necessary to achieve this rank take years to fulfill. Since its founding, the Eagle Scout rank has been earned by more than two million young men

Indiana Paralegal Association – Board Member of the Year (2007)

Indiana Paralegal Association – Paralegal of the Year (2008)

Indiana Paralegal Association – Leadership Award (2010)

Indiana University McKinney School of Law – Order of the Barristers (2013)

  • The Order of Barristers is a United States national honor society whose purpose is the encouragement of oral advocacy and brief writing skills through effective law school oral advocacy programs. The Order of Barristers seeks to improve these programs through interscholastic sharing of ideas, information, and resources. The Order also provides national recognition for individuals who have excelled in advocacy and service at their respective schools.

National Moot Court Competition – Competitor (2014)

  • The National Moot Court Competition is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious moot court competition in the United States. Co-sponsored by the New York City Bar Association and the American College of Trial Lawyers, the competition includes up to 191 teams from 124 law schools, who compete in regional competitions in November with the top two in each region advancing to the national competition held in the landmark House of the New York City Bar Association in February

Indiana Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2020 – Present)

  • Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Best Lawyers in America – Ones To Watch (2022 – Present)

  • Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by clients and legal professionals as a significant honor conferred on a lawyer by their peers.

Industries Served

Health Care

Practice Areas

Health Care
Medical Malpractice Defense
Commercial Litigation


  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute

Bar Admission

  • Indiana (2015)
  • US District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana (2015)


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. (2015)
  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Bachelors of Arts in Political Science (2004)
  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Paralegal Studies (2002)