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John A. Day
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John A. Day is the founding partner of The Law Offices of John Day, P.C., located in the Nashville, Tennessee, area. John graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1981. He is certified as a Civil Trial Specialist and has more than 30 years’ experience trying cases. John has served as President of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and Chair of the Council of State Presidents of the American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). John has also served on the boards of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Lawyers Involved for Tennessee, the board of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, and the Tennessee Justice Center, a not-for-profit law firm that advocates for Tennessee's poor. John was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers at the age of 45, and in 2007, he was selected to serve on their Board of Regents.

John has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1993. He is routinely included in "best lawyer" lists for Nashville and Tennessee: he was named Nashville Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year in 2009; Nashville Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year in 2010; Nashville Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer in 2012; and has been listed in the Best of the Bar since 2006. John is also the author of Day on Torts: Leading Cases in Tennessee Tort Law and is the co-author of Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault. John has published more than 50 articles on tort and trial law, and his writings have been cited in multiple opinions of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

University of North Carolina School of Law
Honors: with honors
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
B.S. | Business / Economics
Professional Experience
The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
Articles & Publications
Tennessee Law of Civil Trial
Lex Lata Publishing
Day on Torts: A Handbook for Tennessee Tort Lawyers
Compendium of Tennessee Tort Reform Statutes and Related Case Law
2009-2012, reviews all of the “tort reform” legislation signed into law since the beginning of the 106th General Assembly through the end of the 107th General Assembly.
Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault
Speaking Engagements
Preparing to Win at Trial, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Attorney General’s Office
Thoughtful Evaluation and Selection of Contingent-Fee Clients, Nashville, TN
Nashville Bar Association
Thoughts About Comparative Fault and Tenn. Code Ann. § 20-1-119, Nashville, TN
Nashville School of Law
Charting Your Course, Nashville, TN
Nashville Bar Foundation
Autonomous Vehicles, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Board-certified in civil trial practice
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board-certified in Medical Malpractice
American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Best of the Bar
Nashville Business Journal
2006, 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Top 50 Attorneys in Nashville
Nashville Lifestyles
One of Nashville's Top 101 Lawyers
Nashville Post
Best 150 Lawyers
Business TN Magazine
Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation - Nashville.
Best Lawyers
Best Civil Litigator
Tennessee Lawyer
Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law - Nashville
Best Lawyers
2010 and 2014
Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation - Nashville
Best Lawyers
AV Preeminent rating
Mid-South Super Lawyers Top 100
Super Lawyers
Every year since 2006.
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 009416
Tennessee Supreme Court Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice And Procedure
- Current
American College of Trial Lawyers
- Current
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
President’s Club, Charter Member
- Current
Tennessee Bar Association
- Current
Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Governors
- Current
Nashville Bar Association
- Current
Tennessee Justice Center
Board of Directors
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Directors
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
John A. Day's Website Profile
The Law Offices of John Day, P.C. Website
Day on Torts
Tennessee Injury Law Center
Contact & Map
The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
Brentwood Office
5141 Virginia Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
Toll-Free: (866) 812-8787
Telephone: (615) 742-4880
Fax: (615) 742-4881
The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
Murfreesboro Office
1639 Medical Center Pkwy #105
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Toll-Free: (866) 812-8787
Telephone: (615) 867-9900
Fax: (615) 742-4881
The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.
Nashville Office
810 Dominican Dr
Nashville, TN 37228
Telephone: (615) 669-3993
Fax: (615) 742-4881