David graduated from Kansas State University where he was not only a member of the school’s first national-qualifying Trial Team but also the head of the university’s judicial system. As the head of the judicial system, David represented victims of sexual harassment, theft, and property damage and advocated for their rights before student and faculty judicial review boards.
After college, David moved to Chicago, where he went to the Chicago-Kent College of Law and earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude. While at Chicago-Kent, David competed nationally on the school’s Moot Court team. A finalist or semi-finalist in all of his prior competitions, David ultimately ended his tenure on one of the top eight teams competing at the National Moot Court Competition in New York City. In 2014, he earned the CALI award in Litigation Technology. David was a Notes and Comments Editor on Chicago-Kent’s Law Review and a Staff Editor on Chicago-Kent’s Seventh Circuit Review. David’s writing has been published in the Seventh Circuit Review and by the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.