DAVID E. ARVIN |
(p) (270) 885-4500
(f) (270) 886-8544
1968 Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
1969 Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
1981, University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, KY
United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky (1982)
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1982)
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (1988)
Areas of Practice:
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Trusts and Estates
David Arvin was born in Hopkinsville and grew up on a farm near Pembroke. After graduating from Hopkinsville High School in 1963, David enrolled at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and active in student government. He received a teaching certificate along with his college diploma and spent the next eight years in the teaching profession, followed by a three year stint in the real estate business.
David graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1981. While in law school, he served on the staff of the Kentucky Law Journal and was recognized as the outstanding Law Journal staff member for the academic year 1980-81.
David has practiced law in Hopkinsville since 1981. Although he maintains a general practice, his heavy emphasis is on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. He accepts cases from the Paducah, Owensboro and Bowling Green divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court. On the professional level, David has served two terms on the Continuing Legal Education Commission of the KBA. He has published several articles in the Kentucky Bench & Bar and speaks on bankruptcy topics at continuing legal education conferences. He is an active member of the Christian County Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. David also serves as Master Commissioner of Christian Circuit Court.
David is active in the community. He is a former Jaycee and a senior member of the Kiwanis Club, where he served as president in 1987-88. He recently completed 20 years of service as a commissioner on the Housing Authority of Hopkinsville. He is also active in First Baptist Church where he has served as a deacon and has taught Sunday School for twenty-eight years. David is married to Charlene Arvin who spent thirty-four years as a teacher and guidance counselor at Hopkinsville Middle School. They have one daughter, Ellen Arvin Kennedy, who is an attorney in Lexington, and twin grandchildren.