GILSON DAUB PROMOTES WESTON MILLS TO MANAGING ATTORNEY
OF KANSAS CITY OFFICE
The workers’ comp law firm has doubled its case load in Kansas and Missouri over the last year under Mills’ leadership
San Clemente, Calif. – April 27, 2022 – Gilson Daub, a leading workers’ compensation defense, subrogation, general and longshore liability law firm, today announced the promotion of Weston Mills to managing attorney of the firm’s Kansas City office. Under his leadership, Gilson Daub has doubled its case load in Kansas and Missouri over the last year. In his new role, Mills will oversee workers’ comp litigation for the firm’s fast-growing roster of clients, which includes a leading online global retailer and national transportation company, throughout the Midwest region.
“Weston has been providing our clients in Kansas and Missouri with outstanding customer service and resolution strategies over the last four years helping them obtain effective and efficient results, and we are excited to announce his promotion to managing attorney,” said Brent Daub, Gilson Daub Senior Founding Partner and Trail Attorney. “The Midwest is an important region for our firm and we are confident that Weston’s impressive legal skillset, professionalism and leadership will bring our clients’ cases to resolution quickly.”
Prior to joining Gilson Daub, Mills served as an attorney for Halbrook Wood, P.C. in Prairie Village, Kan. and a law clerk for Stucky & Fields in Kansas City. Throughout his career, Mills has represented both self-insured employers and a variety of insurance companies helping them reach their litigation goals. He also has experience in assisting employers with employment discrimination-related matters.
Mills received his J.D. from The University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Southwestern College where he served as captain of the school’s football team for two years.
In addition to his role at Gilson Daub, Mills also currently serves as President of Kids Chance of Kansas, a non-profit focused on providing educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers seriously or fatally injured on the job. Mills also is a frequent speaker on the topic of workers’ compensation having presented most recently at the Kansas Self Insured Association Conference, KCMBA Work Comp Institute and CMSA Panel Presentation.
“I’m honored to step into the position of managing attorney for Gilson Daub,” stated Mills. “The Midwest has been experiencing a booming business environment as of late and I look forward to helping our clients in both Kansas and Missouri achieve the results they want so they can ultimately save money.”
Additionally, Gilson Daub also announced the hire of Samantha Pappas as associate attorney of the firm’s Kansas City office. Pappas received her J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kan. and her bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomedical engineering from the University of Kansas. Her previous experience includes serving as an intern for the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office and an associate at a private workers’ comp law firm in Topeka, Kan.
About Gilson Daub:
Gilson Daub is a nationally recognized law firm serving the insurance and business communities in the practice areas of workers’ compensation defense, subrogation recovery, general and longshore liability across 20 offices in California, Nevada, Hawaii, Arizona, Utah, Kansas, and Missouri. Gilson Daub’s experienced local attorneys and talented support staff place clients first and provide innovative litigation solutions that offer the best resolution possible.