David G. Hatfield began his legal career in 1980 after graduating from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis. He graduated with high honors from the University of Evansville in 1977 with degrees in Psychology and English.
While at the University of Evansville, David was a prolific writer and in 1977 was judged by the Atlantic magazine one of the top 10 student writers in the country in short story fiction. While in law school, David was a Research Specialist for the Indiana Judicial Center, writing research memorandum for state court judges throughout Indiana. After law school, David returned to Evansville, his hometown. David spent 28 years with a local personal injury firm becoming one of the Tri-State’s leading personal injury trial attorneys. David’s experience in trial work has taken him to multiple states, not just Indiana. David has prosecuted litigation in Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Colorado and Utah. He is licensed to practice in three states: Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois.