David E. Malick received a Bachelor of Arts in Music, cum laude, from Kent State University in 1980, and a Masters of Theology in Bible Exposition, with honors, from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1984. In 2003, he earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from Capital University Law School, where he received the Order of the Curia. He has engaged in post-graduate studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and the University of South Africa.
As a professional musician, Dave has performed studio work in Cleveland, Ohio where he also played for Tony Bennett, Steve Allen, Lawrence Welk, Perry Como, Bob Hope, Danny Thomas, Helen Ready, Dizzy Gillespie, and President Ford, among many others. As a theologian, Dave planted The Chapel in North Canton, Ohio, taught biblical courses at Dallas Theological Seminary and Southeastern Bible College, and continues to publish articles in academic journals.
Dave manages an international trademark portfolio and copyright matters for a major manufacturer and is also engaged in a trial practice representing employers and companies in the defense of various types of litigation, including business disputes, personal injury, workers’ compensation, FELA, federal black lung, and employment matters. Dave also has extensive experience in resolving domain name disputes through ICANN’S Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). Admitted to practice before the federal and state courts in Alabama, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States, Dave is a member of the Birmingham and Alabama State Bar. Dave has appellate experience before administrative agencies, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He enjoys running in marathons, participating in triathlons, and teaching at his church.