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The D.C. Area’s Premier Personal Injury Law Firm

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David E. Tompkins

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Truman State University (F.K.A. Northeast Missouri State University), Kirksville, MO
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1996
  • Maryland, 1997
  • District of Columbia, 1998
  • Virginia, 1999
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Academic Achievement Award in Professional Responsibility
  • Rated 10, AVVO.com
  • SuperLawyer, 2013, 2019-2021
  • Rated B-V, Martindale-Hubble Peer-Review

Classes & Seminars

  • Law Office Technology - The Paperless Office - Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2004
  • Moderator, MAJ Automobile Negligence Section Automobile Negligence Seminar, 2008
  • Moderator, MTLA Automobile Negligence Section Dinner Meeting, Uninsured Motorist Seminar, 2007
  • Moderator, MTLA Automobile Negligence Section Dinner Meeting, PIP/Medpay Seminar, 2006

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Eagle Scout
  • Chevy Chase United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees, 2009

Published Works

  • The Taxation of ADEA Settlements and the Lack of Personal Injury in Age Discrimination Claims, 61 Mo. Law Rev. 507, Spring, 1996

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Lambda Chi Alpha
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

Representative Clients

  • Omni Cab Company
  • Icob, Inc.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • LeadCounsel certified

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Chairman, Automobile Negligence Section

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner

Past Positions

  • U.S. Small Business Administration, Agent for Receiver, Agent, 1997 to 1998
  • Bosley and Hutzelman, P.C., Associate, 1998 to 1998