Mr. Day has been a civil trial attorney for more than 30 years. In addition to being certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys as a legal malpractice specialist, Mr. Day is also a certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and as has board certification In Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. Mr. Day 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, Mr. Day 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, Mr. Day 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.Mr. Day has practiced in a general civil practice with primary emphasis on personal injury, attorney malpractice, creditor bankruptcy representation, commercial, real estate, contract and business practice and litigation.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: Mr. Day 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.