David J. Callahan, IIIEducation:
- University of Alabama, L.L.M., Taxation
- Nashville School of Law, J.D.
- University of Alabama, B.A.
Prior to starting Callahan Witherington, David was an associate with the large regional law firm of Adams and Reese. During his time with Adams and Reese, David was responsible for all probate and probate related litigation in the Nashville office. While working for Adams and Reese, David obtained his Masters of Taxation from the University of Alabama. This degree provided David with the opportunity to evolve his practice from one focused solely on probate and related matters into one that encapsulated all connected matters including complex estate planning.
David earned his law degree from Nashville School of Law where he was the recipient of the Moot Court Award, and he is a member of Cooper's Inn Honor Society of Nashville School of Law. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama, where he graduated cum laude.
David is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, WealthCounsel, and Belmont Inn of Court. He was a member of the American Inn of Court from 2008-2012. He has been admitted to practice law by the Tennessee Supreme Court. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star", as well as the Nashville Post's Future Law Leaders.
David is also very focused on community and philanthropic involvement. Currently he is a Board Member of Team Chad and one of the founding developers of Team Chad Multisports. Prior to joining Team Chad in a leadership role, David served as a triathlon coach and mentor for the Nashville chapter of Team In Training. During this period of active involvement with Team In Training, he was nominated and won the 2010 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year Competition. During this 10 week competition David raised nearly $40,000 for LLS. Follow David and join in support of Team Chad on his Blog - 52 Races in 12 Months.
Recently, David has also joined the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as well as the Make-A-Wish Foundation's Junior Board of Directors. David remains focused and determined to continue his involvement with worthy and energized local charities in order to continue to make Nashville a great place to live, work, and play.