John A. Day

Attorney in Brentwood, TN
Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Order of the Coif. Member, North Carolina Law Review, 1979-1980. Member, Faculty, National College of Advocacy, Birmingham, 1986, Miami, 1987, Nashville, 1987, Detroit, 1989, San Antonio, 1991; Harvard, 2000. Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 1993—. Nashville's Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation of the Year, 2009. Author: "A Handbook for Tennessee Tort Lawyers" (2nd ed., 2009; 3rd ed., 2008); "Damages for Fear of Future Surgery," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Winter 1985; "The Insurance Crisis: The Myths and the Facts," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Spring 1987, reprinted in The New Jersey Trial Lawyer, Summer 1987; "Elderly Personal Injury Victims," Trial Magazine, April 1988; "The Role of the Plaintiff's Lawyer," a chapter in Assessment and Care of the Fetus: Physiological, Clinical, and Medicolegal Principles, F.A. Boehm and R.D. Eden, Editors, 1989; "Requests for Admissions" Chapter revision published in the Federal Litigation Guide, 1989; "Proof and Argument of Damages for Elderly Personal Injury Victims," published in 5 American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts 3d 323 (1989); "Evaluating Potential Medical Negligence Claims," published in Vol. 12, No. 4, Trial Diplomacy Journal (1989); "Physical and Mental Examinations of Persons," Chapter Revision published in Federal Litigation Guide, 1990; "Nursing Home Litigation," Trial, April 1991; Co-Author: "Duty to Warn of Potential Drug Interactions: The Pharmacist's Role," Trial Diplomacy Journal Vol. 14, No. 2, Summer 1991; Drug Interactions: Preparing the Case Against the Pharmacist," Professional Negligence Laws Reporter, May 1993; "Comparative Fault Cases Pending Before the Tennessee Supreme Court," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Winter 1998; Tennessee Bar Journal Articles: "Issues Raised by Jordan," Dec. 1999; "Proof in Outrageous Conduct Cases," Jan. 2000; "Made Whole?," Feb. 2000; "The Law of Informed Consent," April 2000; "No Fault for Phantoms," June 2000; "Subrogation of Future Medical Payments," Aug. 2000; "Tennessee Care Subrogation Changes Again," Oct. 2000; "Plaintiffs Must Bear Cost of Immunity," Dec., 2000. Founder and Editor, Tennessee Tort Law Letter, 1995-2008; Founder and Editor, Tennessee Trial Law Report, Tort Law Edition. Co-Author: book "Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault," 1997. Member: Tennessee Uninsured Motorist Task Force, 1990-1991; National Center for State Courts' Advisory Committee on Civil Discovery in State Trial Courts, 1990-1993; Tennessee Supreme Court's Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, 2001—; Member, Tennessee Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2008—; Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for Middle District of Tennessee; Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution. Consultant, Tennessee Judicial Conference, Civil Pattern Jury Instructions Committee. Director, Tennessee Justice Center, 1998-2004.
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  • Plaintiffs Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Class Actions
  • Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

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Admission Details

Admitted in 1981, Tennessee
1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

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  • Law School Attended

    University of North Carolina
    Class of 1981
    with honors

    University Attended

    University of Wisconsin - Platteville
    Class of 1978
    summa cum laude

    Birth Information

    Born in 1956
    Madison, Wisconsin, September 21, 1956

    Associations & Memberships

    Nashville (Member, Board of Directors, 1998—), Tennessee and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Co-Chair, People's Law School Committee, 1986-1988; Chairp... More

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    John A. Day
     5141 Virginia Way, Suite 270,
    Brentwood, TN 37027-7573


    Law Offices of John Day, P.C. (Brentwood, Tennessee)

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