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Meet The Team

Kansas City Office
Weston Mills

Weston Mills, Esq.

Managing Attorney

KS/MO Team

Law School: University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Missouri Bar: 2015
Kansas Bar: 2016

As a worker’s compensation defense attorney, Weston Mills, has represented both self-insured employers and a variety of insurance companies in helping them reach their litigation goals. Weston understands the importance of obtaining both effective and efficient results and always strives to provides his clients with outstanding customer service. Prior to joining Gilson Daub, Weston also assisted employers with employment discrimination related matters. In his spare time, Weston enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and watching football.

Jonathan D. Schmid, Esq.

Trial Attorney

KS/MO Team

Law School: Washington University School of Law
Missouri Bar: 2022
Kansas Bar: 2022

Originally from the St. Louis area, Jon graduated in 2011 from Truman State University with a Bachelor of Arts in History before being commissioned as an officer in the United States Army as Field Artillery Officer. Jon then left the service honorably in 2018 to attend Washington University School of Law and, after graduating, worked as an assistant public defender in St. Louis County prior to joining the Gilson Daub St. Louis office as an associate attorney in mid-2022.

In his time off, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife, two kids, cat, dog, and working on home improvement projects, as well as traveling.

Alexander Givens, Esq.

Trial Attorney

KS/MO Team

Law School: University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law
Missouri Bar: 2019
Kansas Bar: (Pending)

Alex Givens joined Gilson Daub in 2022 and brings years of experience in assisting both self-insured employers and nearly every major insurance carrier in workers’ compensation matters. Alex focuses his practice on ensuring his clients obtain their litigation goals and get both effective and efficient results. Prior to joining Gilson Daub, Alex worked at both midwestern and national insurance defense firms, where he assisted employers and insurance carriers with employment discrimination matters, as well as personal injury, asbestos litigation and overall coverage analysis. Throughout his legal career, Alex has also obtained valuable experience in providing overall business services and handling landlord/tenant disputes for property management companies throughout the State of Missouri. Alex completed undergrad at Graceland University, where he also played football. He attended University of Missouri’s Kansas City School of Law and is licensed in Missouri.

As a former college football player, Alex strives to meet his clients’ every need through the core values of hard work and dedication instilled in him as an athlete.

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