Kevin D. Mills received his Bachelor of Arts from Radford College in 1978, cum laude. He was awarded a Doctorate of Juris Prudence from the West Virginia University School of Law in 1981.
Mr. Mills began his legal career as an intern with the United States Justice Department in 1980 and 1981, assisting federal inmates at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Morgantown West Virginia. In 1981, he commenced the practice of law as an associate with the nationally recognized law firm of Mark & Moffitt in Alexandria, Virginia. While working with Attorneys John Zwerling, founding member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Legal Committee, and William Moffitt, past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Mr. Mills had occasion to assist in the representation of persons accused of crimes across the country, including cases in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Maryland, Florida and the District of Colombia.
In 1989, Mr. Mills was one of two public defenders in the Eastern Panhandle invited to join the West Virginia Public Defenders Corporation in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Kevin had a busy trial schedule, assisting indigent persons accused of crimes throughout the Eastern Panhandle of the state.