Attorney - David  Proctor


David Proctor
HBS Birmingham Office

P: 205-533-9349
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David Proctor is the managing partner of Hall Booth Smith's Birmingham office. Mr. Proctor has over 30 years of trial experience, including defending physicians in medical malpractice actions, breach of warranty and fraud defense on behalf of automobile manufacturers, complex products liability cases, defending management in employment discrimination cases and EEOC matters, and consumer finance arbitration work in the financial services industry. He has tried dozens of jury trials to verdict in various state and federal courts in Alabama. David is also a civil mediator registered with the Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
As a Birmingham native, Mr. Proctor is active in the community, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Birmingham Boys Choir and is a member of The Rotary Club of Birmingham. He is also an active parishioner and former member of the Vestry of the Cathedral Church of the Advent (Episcopal). Previously, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Birmingham Business Alliance.

Practice Areas

Aging Services



General Liability

Products Liability

Professional Malpractice and Ethics

Professional Negligence / Medical Malpractice


J.D., The University of Alabama School of Law, 1984
B.A., cum laude, Washington and Lee University, 1981


Alabama State Courts
Mississippi State Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court - Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Mississippi
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Mississippi


The Best Lawyers in America©, 2009-2019
Alabama Super Lawyers, Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Defense, 2014-2017
Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer


American Bar Association
Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar Association
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Mississippi Bar Association
Defense Research Institute, Medical Liability & Health Care Law and Products Liability Sections
Washington and Lee Alumni Board of Directors 2006-2010, President- 2009-2010
Board of Directors, Birmingham Boys Choir