Joy Day is one of only fourteen female lawyers in the State of Tennessee who is certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification and serves as a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator. With more than 150 days of trial to her credit, Joy has significant trial experience in high-exposure, complex cases and is more than comfortable in the courtroom.
Joy has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating, the highest rating possible, since 2004, and she has been named a Mid-South Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Joy is licensed in state and federal courts in Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan, and has actively handled cases in each of those jurisdictions.
Joy is past-President of the Tennessee Supreme Court Historical Society and served on the Tennessee Commission for Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, where she was elected to both the positions of Treasurer and Chair of the Commission. Joy is also a member of the Content Review Board for the Tennessee Judiciary Museum. Joy graduated from the Tennessee Bar Association's Leadership Law Program, where she served on the Tennessee Bar Association's Youth Court Advisory Board.
Joy was a founding member of Belmont University's American Inn of Courts and is a member of the John Marshall American Inn of Court. She is also a member of the Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Nashville and Williamson County Bar Associations.