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John A. Day

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Plaintiffs Trial Practice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death Litigation 9 more areas of practice + 9 more

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John A. Day

615-338-7390

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Serving Brentwood, TN view address

Partner at firm Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

Serving Brentwood, TN view address

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About John A. Day

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;...

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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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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, Tennessee
      1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of North Carolina
      Class of 1981
      J.D.
      with honors
      University Attended
      University of Wisconsin - Platteville
      Class of 1978
      B.S.
      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
      Chairperson, Public Relations Steering Committee, 1988-1989
      Co-Chair, Publications Committee, 1992-1993
      Secretary, Council of State Presidents, 1993-1994
      Chair, 1994-1995
      Executive Committee, 1994-1995
      ATLA Designate, ALI Restatement of Torts 3rd Committee, 1995-2000)
      Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (Member, Executive Committee, 1985-1993
      President, 1993-1994)
      Lawyers Involved for Tennessee (Trustee, 1989—)
      Harry Phillips American Inns of Court (Member, 1990-1992)
      Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court (1999—)
      National Board of Trial Advocacy (President, 2003—).
      Certifications
      (Certified as Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy) (Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Tennessee Commission On Continuing Legal Education And Specialization)

      Areas of Law

      • Plaintiffs Trial Practice
      • Personal Injury
      • Wrongful Death Litigation
      • Commercial Litigation
      • Civil Practice
      • Civil Litigation
      • Medical Negligence
      • Medical Malpractice
      • Health Care Liability
      • Products Liability
      • Torts
      • Civil Liability