Steven David

Lynsey F. David
David R. Day


  • Murray State University, BS Finance, magna cum lade
  • Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Officer Basic and Officer Advanced Course - U.S. Army
  • Command and General Staff Course – U.S. Army
  • Military Judges School – U.S. Army
  • Indiana Judicial College
  • Indiana Graduate Program for Judges

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • United States Federal Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • United States Military Courts

Awards + Recognition

  • Sagamore of the Wabash
  • Indiana University Bicentennial Medal
  • Indiana State Bar Association Presidential Citations
  • Indiana State Bar Association Lifetime Dedication award
  • Numerous military medals and awards including the Defense Superior Service awarded by the Secretary of Defense

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Hamilton County Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Boone County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana Judges Association

Community Involvement

  • Member, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
  • Judges and Lawyer’s Assistance Program, Committee member
  • Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy, planning committee
  • Senior Judge, Indiana Supreme Court
  • Former President and member of the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Boone County
  • Former board member of the Zionsville Area Boys and Girls Club

Publications + Presentations

  • Over 500 presentations statewide, nationally, and internationally

  • Author of numerous IN Supreme Court opinions

About Steven

Steven David joined Church Church Hittle + Antrim in February of 2023. Steven contributes firm wide, particularly in the Mediation, Appellate, and Litigation, including Family and Business law practice groups. In 2010, Justice David took the Oath of Office as Indiana’s 106th Supreme Court Justice. He served on the Indiana Supreme Court from October 2010 until August of 2022. His long-established and multi-faceted career also included twelve years as the Judge of the Boone County Circuit Court presiding over civil, family, criminal and juvenile cases. Steven also brings to the firm his twenty-eight years of Military service as a distinguished soldier, leader and lawyer, six years of corporate practice, as well as private practice experience.

Steven hopes to offer clients and fellow Indiana attorneys a wide range of alternative dispute resolution options, including serving as a mediator and a private judge. Steven also serves as an advocate for clients in many other areas including family law matters, civil litigation, and business disputes.

Steven is an ardent supporter of, and fierce advocate for our justice system, the military, citizen’s rights and the rule of law. His career-long service and commitment has earned him many civilian and, military awards and recognitions for his outstanding and distinguished service. Most recently, Governor Holcomb bestowed upon him Indiana’s highest honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash. Additionally, the Indiana Judges Association awarded him the Excellence in Public Information and Education award. He has been honored by the Indiana Bar Foundation and received multiple Presidential Citations from the Indiana State Bar Association.

Justice David served the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps on active duty until 1986 and reserve duty until 2010, which included two post 9-11 mobilizations in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. During his military service he served as trial counsel, defense counsel, training officer, operations officer, legal advisor, Military Judge, and Commander. Before retiring as a Colonel, he had been awarded the nation’s third highest non-combat medal, The Defense Superior Service Award, along with numerous Meritorious Service Awards, Army Commendation Medals, and the Frederick Douglas Human Rights Award.

A frequent speaker and writer on various legal topics, Steven has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Indianapolis, Notre Dame University Law School, and the Indiana University McKinney School of Law.

He also serves as a Senior Judge for the Indiana Supreme Court. Steven is an active member of many legal and civic organizations including the American Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association, and the Boone County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Indiana Judges Association, a member of the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Committee, as well as various other judicial and law-related organizations. He is a frequent speaker and presenter across the nation.

Other interests include hiking and participating in marathons and triathlons with his wife, Catheryne; golf, reading and leadership development.

Steven is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Indiana, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.