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J.D. Milks


J.D. Milks is an attorney at the Mike Slocumb Law Firm’s Dallas, Texas office, where he assists clients in complex personal injury claims. He specifically focuses his practice on cases involving car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability, work injuries, and wrongful death. A talented trial lawyer, he has achieved many notable successes in difficult cases over his years in practice.

Mr. Milks was born in North Little Rock, Arkansas, and spent some of his childhood in Louisiana before finally settling in Texas, where he attended high school and college. After earning his B.A. from Southern Methodist University, he went on to obtain his law degree from the Texas Wesleyan School of Law. During his time in law school, Mr. Milks was a member of the prestigious Order of the Barristers, as well as the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society and the Golden Key Honor Society.

Mr. Milks takes pride in being able to help good people through hard times. The law, and specifically the courtroom, appeal to him as the place where challenging problems can finally come to a fair resolution. He sees the courtroom as part arena and part stage, where he can advocate for others, fulfilling his innate desire to see honor and justice prevail. He often takes on personal injury cases that other attorneys won’t touch, as they are seen as especially difficult. He has faced long-odds against multibillion-dollar corporations, big industry, and the government—and he has frequently come out on top, winning cases for his clients in the toughest circumstances.

Mr. Milks is admitted to practice in the state of Texas, as well as before the Northern, Southern, and Western Federal Districts of Texas. He is a member of the Tarrant County Bar and Dallas County Bar Associations.

In his free time, Mr. Milks enjoys spending time with his family, including three children, two cats, and one dog. He also enjoys reading, history, hunting, golf, exercise, Texas Hold ‘em, and traveling with his wife of 20+ years. He has a collection of comic books from the 1960s through today, approaching 25,000 in number, and continues to be an avid collector.


  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas Wesleyan School of Law
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society
    • Golden Key Honor Society


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Northern Federal District of Texas
  • Southern Federal District of Texas
  • Western Federal District of Texas

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Tarrant County Bar
  • Dallas County Bar