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Justice Steven David

Justice Steve DavidJustice Steven David was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court in 2010. He now serves as the senior member of the Court. Prior to being named the 106th Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice David built a multi-faceted career of private practice, corporate counsel experience, and stellar service as a military lawyer.

Justice David's 35 years of public service includes 16 years as a trial court judge in Boone County and 28 years of military service. As Circuit Court Judge, Justice David presided over civil, criminal, family and juvenile matters. He was the recipient of the coveted Robert Kinsey Award, awarded to the most outstanding Juvenile Court Judge in Indiana. He served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, earning the rank of Colonel and holding a Top Secret SCI security clearance. His service included active and reserve time and two post 9-11 mobilizations, including service in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay Cuba. His dedication to the military, pro bono services, and the rule of law earned him a number of military and citizen awards, including the Defense Superior Service Award, the nation’s third highest non-combat medal.

Justice David is currently an adjunct professor at IU McKinney School of Law and is a frequent public speaker. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and participating in triathlons, marathons, and IRONMAN events. His personal motto is: "WORK HARD, DO GOOD, BE PROUD, HAVE FUN, and DO WHAT'S RIGHT."