Law Office of David Day, P.C.
19 S. Jefferson Ave.
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 528-7002 www.daviddaypc.com
DAVID OWEN DAY
CERTIFICATION AS CIVIL TRIAL SPECIALIST
David Day is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1997).
Education: David graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from East Tennessee State University in 1980. He earned his Bachelor's degree in just 15 months. His honors and activities included membership in Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Lambda Delta. He won numerous awards on the ETSU Speech and Debate Team and participated in the university's Concert Choir (including performances as a tenor soloist) and the Jazz Singer Vocal Ensemble.
While he was attending East Tennessee State University, David was also enrolled at the University of Tennessee in 1980 as a special student in Chinese. He earned all credits by examination.
In May 1984, David graduated in the top 10% of his law school class from the University of Tennessee (1981-1984) where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence with high honors. His honors and activities while at the University of Tennessee College of Law included: Frederick Bonham Scholar (1981); Harold C. Warner Scholar (1982); Carl W. Miller Scholar (1983); Who's Who Among American Law Students; ABA Law Student Division. While in law school, David also served as an assistant editor for the Tennessee Law Review.
Employment: Law Office of David Day, P.C. (1991-present). David is the senior attorney at this firm which is presently involved in a general civil practice with primary emphasis on personal injury, worker's compensation, attorney malpractice, creditor bankruptcy representation, commercial, real estate, contract and business practice and litigation.
He was involved as a sole practitioner (1990-91) and then formed the Law Office of David Day, P.C. As president and owner of law office in Cookeville, Tennessee, he focused on a general civil practice with primary emphasis on personal injury, worker's compensation, attorney malpractice, creditor bankruptcy representation, commercial, contract and business practice and litigation.
Prior to beginning his solo practice, David was with Dickerson & Day (1987-1990). He served as a partner in general civil practice in Cookeville, Tennessee. The areas of emphasis included personal injury, worker's compensation, creditor bankruptcy representation, commercial, contract and general business practice and litigation. Prior to that time, he served as an associate at the Law Office of Donald G. Dickerson (1984-1987), a general civil practice law firm in Cookeville, Tennessee.
Licensing: State Courts: David was admitted to practice law in Tennessee in 1984, and is licensed to practice in every Tennessee state court, including the Tennessee Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeal.
Federal Courts. David is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Tennessee, as well as the United States Bankruptcy Courts of the Middle and Eastern Districts. He was admitted to practice before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in 1990. In that same year, he was also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
Organizations: David presently has membership in the following organizations: American Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association; Putnam County and Upper Cumberland Bar Associations.
Lecturer: David's lecturing and seminar experience includes the following:
Bank Administration Institute, Cumberland Plateau Chapter (1990). Topic: Legal Issues with Checks.
Tennessee Banker's Association, State Credit Conference (1993). Topic: Creditor Issues in Bankruptcy--Focus on Chapter 13.