Mr. Banahan has extensive experience handling Workers' Compensation matters in the education, government and manufacturing sectors. His case experience includes assaults, violent acts, back injuries, fatalities, head injuries, heart attacks, infectious diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, neck injuries, paraplegia/quadriplegia, permanent disability, pulmonary disorders and respiratory conditions.
Mr. Banahan is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Bar Workers’ Compensation Committee and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. Mr. Banahan is on the Management Committee for Evans & Dixon. In addition, he has lectured extensively on Missouri Workers' Compensation and employers’ rights.
Mr. Banahan is actively involved in the St. Louis Hills Neighborhood Association, for which he is a past president. He is on the board of Peter & Paul Community Services and Friends of Francis Park. Mr. Banahan is a member of St. Gabriel's Parish Council and is chairman of the “Run for the Hills” 5k race at Francis Park. He is an avid sportsman and served as a coach for St. Gabriel's Athletic Association. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and hiking. Mr. Banahan also makes as much time as possible for his three daughters and wife.
Honors and Awards:
McCahill Award – Scholar Athlete, Marquette University, 1980
Publications / Papers:
"A State Reacts to Out-of-Control Costs,' Occupational Health & Safety, July 2005.
'Missouri Lays Down the Law,' Insurance Journal, July 4, 2005.
'Missouri Workers' Compensation Act Overhauled,' Midwest In-House, July/August 2005.
Employers' Bill of Rights. 1995-present.
University of Missouri School of Law, J.D. (1982)
Marquette University, B.A., Political Science (1979)