Roger O Mills

Of Counsel: Criminal Defense & Trial Attorney

Roger O. Mills, a Criminal Defense and Trial Attorney at Denmon Pearlman, was born and raised in Tallahassee. He is a fourth-generation Floridian, who lived briefly in Gainesville and Lakeland before moving to Tampa in the second grade. 

Roger earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of South Florida and his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 1982.

During his career, Roger has been the trial attorney for more than 50 criminal jury trials as well as several civil jury trials.

Nicole Denmon, a Partner and Trial Attorney at Denmon Pearlman, interned with Roger before she and her husband Christian Denmon founded Denmon Pearlman.

Roger is a member of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and served on its Board of Directors in the past. He is currently serving as the President of the VFW Auxiliary Post 4321 in Tampa. Also, Roger has had the honor and the privilege to act as a consultant for bestselling author Michael Connelly on all of the “Lincoln Lawyer” projects — which include six novels, one feature film, and a future television series.

When not serving his clients or the community, Roger enjoys watching and participating in almost all sports. He especially enjoys water sports such as scuba, spearfishing, and fishing. He’s an avid fan of the Tampa Bay Rays, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Tampa Bay Lightning.


Recognition & Awards


Meet Our Attorneys:

Our award-winning trial attorneys have successfully argued complex catastrophic injury cases in courtrooms across Florida. We have earned a reputation for zealous advocacy on behalf of our injured clients – both in settlement negotiations and jury trials.