John A. Day is a founding partner of the Law Offices of John Day, PC, 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 over 30 years experience in trying lawsuits. 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 also serves on the boards of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and Lawyers Involved for Tennessee, and has served on the boards of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Justice Center, a not-for-profit law firm that advocates for Tennessee's poor, particularly on healthcare-related issues.
John was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers at the age of 45, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1993. He is the current Chair of the ACTL Tennessee State Committee. 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 for 2010 and Nashville Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2012. John is the author of Day on Torts: Leading Cases in Tennessee Tort Law, first published in 2008. He is the co-author, along with Donald Capparella and John Wood, of Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault, first published in 1998. He is the Founder and Editor of the Tennessee Trial Law Report, a monthly newsletter devoted to developments in Tennessee tort law. John has published more than 50 articles on tort and trial law; his writings have been cited in multiple opinions of the Tennessee Supreme Court.