Native to Franklin, David obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Not only was he an exemplary student in the classroom but he was heavily involved in campus life, for which he was awarded a Chancellor’s Citation for Extraordinary Campus Leadership and honored with the Torchbearer (the highest honor given to an undergraduate at UTK). A highly sought after and well recognized lawyer, David specializes in divorce, post divorce and custody issues and has extensive experience with appellate practice. Not only is he dedicated to his practice but he’s dedicated to the Franklin community. Besides his more than twenty-five years’ experience as a family attorney, David is locally recognized for his avid volunteer work, having served as the chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Family Law Committee as well as 2 terms as the chair of the Nashville Bar Association’s Continuing Education Committee. He also directly led the effort to purchase, restore and re-open the Franklin Theatre for which he received The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County’s 2011 Patron Award.
David has received the highest possible Peer Review Rating in legal ability and ethical standards as AV® Preeminent TM rated by Martindale-Hubbell ®, earned through a strenuous, anonymous peer and judicial review procedure. Approximately only 10% of all attorneys hold this rating.