David C. Vaughn, IV

Associate Attorney

David Vaughn joined Kamykowski & Taylor in 2021. David’s practice is devoted to defending physicians, nurses, hospitals, long-term care facilities and other healthcare providers in medical negligence lawsuits. David has significant experience in medical malpractice defense representation, including assisting in the trial of a wrongful death case in Saint Louis County.  

Outside the office, David participates in Whole Kids Outreach, Inc. and DASA. These organizations help children and disabled athletes in Missouri. He also enjoys biking, staying active and reading. In 2019, David climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.

David serves as the Vice Chair of the Marketing Committee for Young Lawyers for DRI and he is active in DRI’s Health Care and Medical Liability group.


  • University of Missouri, BA Economics & Political Science, 2014
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, 2017


Bar Admissions:

Professional Affiliations

DRI - Vice Chair

Young Lawyer’s Marketing Committee.

Missouri Department of Defense Lawyers

Missouri Coalition for Right to Counsel

Certified Litigation Management Professional

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Volunteer Work

Whole Kids Outreach, Inc

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