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Mims, Gary Brooks
12120 Sunset Hills Road Suite 150 Reston, VA
Phone: (703) 925-0500
Fax: (703) 925-0501


Current Employment Position(s)


Lawyer Overview

Known for consistent courtroom success, Gary B. Mims has practiced law since 1980. He was a defense litigator for 20 years, defending a heavy schedule of trials involving automobile, trucking, train and other transportation accidents and a wide variety of personal injury cases. He developed a special interest and significant experience in medical malpractice, first from the defense side, and since 1999, as a plaintiff's attorney. He has successfully represented clients in complicated medical cases involving failure to diagnose cancer, defective joint prostheses, anesthesia-related injuries and weight-loss drugs. Gary has also successfully represented clients suffering injury and death by a massive train wreck, defective golf course design, and a defective storm retention pond, among others.

Representative Cases

$1.245 Million for Failure to Diagnose Prostate Cancer
$4.87 Million for Victims of Defective Knee Prostheses
Train Derailment/Wrongful Death Suit Settles for $4.57 Million
$3.05 Million for I-95 Crash Victim

Areas of Practice

  • Aviation
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law

West Practice Categories

Business & Commercial Law, Litigation & Appeals, Personal Injury -- Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Products Liability Law, Medical Malpractice, Toxic Torts, Medical Products & Devices, Pharmaceutical Products, Aviation, Trucking


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The George Mason American Inn of Court (Master)
  • Fairfax Bar Association (Judicial Screening Committee)

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, 2005 - Present
  • SuperLawyers, Virginia and DC, 2008
  • Top Attorneys (Top 1% Personal Injury Attorneys) Washingtonian Magazine, 2007

Classes and Seminars

  • Class Lecturer, Washington & Lee University and George Mason School of Law
  • Frequent Lecturer, Virginia State Bar
  • Frequent Lecturer, Virginia CLE
  • Frequent Lecturer, Fairfax Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Judge, ABA's Moot Court Competition
  • Juror, National Finals, ATLA Law Student Moot Court Competition

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics, Counsel
  • The Clerk, The U.S. House of Representatives, Staff Assistant


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1979
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1974


  • Phi Gamma Delta