David C. King

Of Counsel


David C. King, Attorney at Law, has tried more than 130 cases to verdict in Superior and Federal District Court with a greater than 70% success rate. Recent successful trials include medical malpractice, premises liability, employment discrimination, motor vehicle, and animal liability cases. David has served as a mediator in hundreds of civil cases.

David is a member of the John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court. He is a founding member of the Maine chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. David is a founding member of the Federal Bar Association, Maine Chapter, and a former member of the Maine Civil Rules Advisory Committee.

David is a fellow of the Maine Bar Foundation. He is the attorney coach of the Brewer High School mock trial team. He was recognized by Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, and New England Super Lawyers. In 2017, David was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

David, a native of Brewer, Maine. He is a graduate of Bates College, where he was a Travelli Scholar. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Law, cum laude, where he served as an editor of the Law Review. He is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the organization’s highest rating.

David C. King's areas of practice:

Memberships and Affiliations

Best Lawyer 2019 Litigation – Insurance & Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Bar Admissions

Maine, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1973
U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


Boston University School of Law
Boston, Massachusetts, 1973
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: cum laude
Law Review: Boston University Law Review, 1971 – 1973

Bates College
Lewiston, Maine, 1969
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Travelli Scholar
Major: Government