Jay Mills

Firm: Burns, Day & Presnell, P.A.
Location: Raleigh - NC

  • 2626 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 560
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27608
  • Tel : (919) 235-3824
  • Fax : (919) 782-2311

Jay is a litigator. He focuses his practice on serious personal injury claims. Jay has represented victims and their families in wrongful death claims, automobile accident claims, product liability claims, medical malpractice claims, and a host of other serious personal injury cases. He has served as lead counsel for numerous six and seven figure settlements and verdicts, attaining a favorable result for his clients. In 2014, Jay was lead counsel for a family member who challenged a will – resulting in one of the 25 largest reported verdicts or settlements in the State, according to North Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly.

Jay began his legal career in Atlanta, Georgia with Troutman Sanders LLP – one of the largest law firms in the country. As an attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP, Jay represented several large corporations, including Georgia Power, Wachovia Bank, CNN, and Carmike Cinemas. He also represented a number of individual clients, largely on a pro-bono basis, and was recognized by Troutman Sanders for excellence in pro-bono advocacy numerous times.

Jay has taken several cases to jury trial, and handles all aspects of litigation. He handles some claims on a contingency-fee basis and other claims on an hourly basis or flat fee arrangement. Jay works with each of his clients at the outset to ensure that an appropriate fee arrangement is agreed upon and followed for each file.

Honors & Awards

  • Exclusive Featured Attorney for Raleigh North Carolina – Premier Personal Injury Lawyers (2019 – 2020)
  • Designated Personal Injury Super Lawyer (2019).
  • Designated as a Super Lawyer Rising Star multiple times in both North Carolina and Georgia – an honor achieved by less than 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in either state.
  • Lead counsel in top 25 reported verdicts and settlements in 2014 according to North Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly.
  • Gressman-Pollit Award for outstanding oral advocacy

Burns, Day & Presnell, P.A.

Burns, Day & Presnell, P.A., is committed to providing high quality, cost-effective legal representation for our clients. Founded in 1987, our firm brings decades’ worth of experience to every case. With nearly 200 years of combined legal experience, our firm offers clients comprehensive and practical counsel.

Burns, Day & Presnell, P.A. consists of eight dedicated full time attorneys and several supporting staff members. Practicing in a wide range of areas, our lawyers provide client-focused, cost-effective representation tailored to each client’s individual goals and objectives. Personal one-on-one client relationships are essential and valued at our firm. We are grateful for our many long-standing client relationships.

With a strong tradition of public service to the community, our lawyers are active in community organizations and professional associations in the Research Triangle area and throughout North Carolina. Giving back to the community we serve is of paramount importance to our firm.

Our lawyers have represented clients in serious personal injury, wrongful death, auto accident, and insurance claims for more than 30 years.

People who have been seriously injured and families who have lost a loved one in an accident are often confronted with pursuing legal claims while experiencing enormous grief and difficult personal circumstances. Our lawyers understand the importance of personal attention and good communication in these situations. Burns, Day & Presnell, P.A is able to devote the resources necessary to investigate and evaluate legal issues involved in catastrophic accidents by accepting only a few carefully selected cases at a time. This approach provides our clients with the personal attention and legal resources they deserve.