Mitchell focuses his practice on the defense of medical malpractice and toxic tort litigation. Before joining Heyl Royster, he worked for a southern Illinois law firm, focusing on insurance defense.
Mitchell is a native of southern Illinois. He graduated from Belleville West High School in 2004 and then earned his Bachelor's in Psychology and Biblical Studies from Harding University in 2008, graduatingsumma cum laude. Mitchell continued his education at the Southern Illinois University School of Law where he was a member of the Moot Court team. He participated in the National Moot Court Competition put on by the New York State Bar Association, and the Asylum and Refugee Moot Court Competition, where Mitchell's team won "Best Brief" and advanced to the semifinal round in 2012. He was later nominated to the Order of Barristers and received his law degree from Southern Illinois University in May of 2013, graduating cum laude.
While in law school, Mitchell interned with the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois, Federal District Judge, Michael J. Reagan, and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier. He lives in Edwardsville, Illinois, and in his free time he enjoys being active in church and singing with a jazz band in Benton, Illinois.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mitchell Martin