Employment Law and Civil Rights Lawyers

Charles W. Day, Jr.

A native Washingtonian, Bill Day is a longtime Maryland resident, having lived in Rockville, Potomac, and Silver Spring.  Located in Rockville, the Day Law Practice is ideally situated to serve employees in both Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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Charles William Day, Jr.

Prior to establishing his firm in Rockville, Mr. Day practiced employment law in the District of Columbia for fifteen years. Mr. Day received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the George Washington University Law School in 1997, and he has been admitted to the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars, in addition to the federal courts in Maryland, the District of Columbia and elsewhere.

In addition to practice before the federal and state courts, Mr. Day has frequently appeared before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in federal employee cases, and has successfully litigated cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Experience

The Day Law Practice, LLC

Principal since 2013.

Gebhardt & Associates, LLP

An AV-rated plaintiff-side employment law firm concentrating on representation of federal employees before the federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Merit Systems Protection Board.  The firm brought cases against numerous federal agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Navy, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Transportation, and the United States Capitol Police Board.

Partner, 2010-2012

Associate, 1997-2010

Noteworthy Cases

Education

  • Juris Doctor, The George Washington University Law School, 1997
  • Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1993
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1987

Other Experience

  • Peace Corps
  • Center for Study of Responsive Law
  • Times Community Newspapers

Associations

Publications

Presentations

Kelly Buchanan

Kelly is a passionate advocate who believes in the dignity of every individual. She has experience representing clients from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. A proud Detroit native and a second-generation American, Kelly has a heart for the marginalized and forgotten.

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Kelly Buchanan

Kelly Buchanan is an Associate Attorney at the Day Law Practice. In the past she has handled litigation for victims of domestic violence and advocated on behalf of both children and parents in dependency cases. Kelly is a passionate advocate who believes in the dignity of every individual. She has experience representing clients from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds. A proud Detroit native and a second-generation American, Kelly has a heart for the marginalized and forgotten. She has a proven track record of helping those in crisis situations from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Prince George’s County Maryland. Kelly feels most comfortable when she is solving difficult client issues with compassion and empathy.

During her years at Duquense University School of Law, Kelly served as editor of The Duquesne Environmental Law Journal, staff writer for Duquesne’s Business Law Journal, and contributing author for The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer. In the summer months, she interned for a judge on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and clerked for an Allegheny County dependency court judge.

Prior to her pursuit of a legal career, Kelly obtained her MBA at Mississippi State University. This makes her uniquely adept at handling not only legal issues, but understanding the basics of capital markets, asset management, and actuarial methods. Kelly has also had the unique experience of living and working all over the country because she has been married to an Air Force pilot for 22 years. As a result, she can relate to people from a vast variety of cultures and understand the values they hold dear.

Why Day Law?

In this video, I talk a little bit about my longstanding interest in civil rights and how important my clients are to me. I often tell my clients that a lawsuit is just a means to improve their life or solve their problems, never an end in itself. While my individual client’s needs always come first, I also believe that every individual act of justice contributes to a more just society.