About

Damien R. Banks

Damien R. Banks is a highly effective litigator that has successfully tried and settled hundreds of cases through the course of his career in state, federal and appellate courts. His experience as a former civil defense attorney gives him a unique perspective on how defendants analyze cases that he uses to help him effectively represent his clients.

He is an active member in the Maryland legal community and prides himself on always providing high quality legal representation to his clients. Damien Banks has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims of catastrophic injuries and their families with the goal of improving his clients’ lives.

Damien R. Banks: Career & Experience

Damien R. Banks obtained his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Following graduation, he worked a year at a law firm that specializes in representing victims of serious injuries. It was during this time that he developed his love for the law, which led him to law school at the American University, Washington College of law.

After graduating law school in 2005, he had the privilege of clerking in the District and Circuit Courts for Montgomery County. By working closely with the district and circuit court judges, he observed firsthand the judicial perspective of high stakes litigation, and had the opportunity to observe and learn about motions practice and case strategy from the hundreds of attorneys that appeared in court daily during his clerkship. Mr. Banks also developed critical relationships with members of the bar, which he still considers vital to his practice as an attorney in Maryland.

In 2005, Mr. Banks began his medical malpractice career effectively defending healthcare providers against negligence claims throughout the federal and state courts of Maryland and Washington D.C. he honed his litigation skills by winning numerous trials as a first chair attorney throughout the Maryland and D.C. region. In 2015, he joined the largest plaintiff’s personal injury law firm in Maryland. Mr. Banks has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for victims of catastrophic injuries and their families with the goal of improving the lives of those in need.

Damien R. Banks is fluent in Spanish and can communicate very well with his Hispanic clients. In the past, he has represented numerous people whose primary language was Spanish. His former clients appreciated Mr. Banks’ ability to discuss case updates and issues with them in their native language.

Damien Banks has held numerous leadership positions in the local and state bar associations such as, President of the Baltimore Bar Foundation, representing Baltimore City for the Maryland State Bar Association Board of Governors, Director of the Maryland Hispanic Bar Association, Chair of the Personal Injury section for the Bar Association of Baltimore City, and former co-chair of the Bench Bar committee for the Bar Association of Baltimore City.

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Meet Damien Banks

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Damien R. Banks is one of the only Spanish-speaking medical malpractice attorneys in the State of Maryland and Washington, D.C. and has been a leader in local bar associations.

Bar and Court Admissions

Damien R. Banks practices in all of the state and federal courts throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., including appellate courts. He has represented clients from all parts of Maryland including Berlin, Elkton, Cumberland, Rockville, Frederick and Ocean City.
damien r. banks | accident attorney | The Banks Firm
damien r. banks | accident attorney | The Banks Firm

Leadership Roles

Service and recognition by peers are very important to Mr. Banks. To that end, he has been called upon to serve in various bar leadership roles throughout the Baltimore area and statewide.

Languages

Mr. Banks is fluent in Spanish and has represented numerous Hispanic clients throughout Maryland. He is familiar with the unique challenges that his Spanish speaking clients may face when pursuing a claim of negligence and takes pride in helping them through a difficult situation.
damien r. banks | accident attorney | The Banks Firm
accident attorney | The Banks Firm

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What Our Clients Say About Damien R. Banks

“Damien Banks is an excellent attorney. He is attentive, detail-oriented and responsive. He worked very closely with us and was open and honest throughout the entire process. We are very happy with our experience and would recommend Mr. Banks to anyone in need of honest, effective, professional representation.”
5/5

Julia B.

“Looking for a great attorney? We found one. Damien Banks is an outstanding advocate for his clients. He goes above and beyond every expectation. Returns calls after hours (on a Saturday night? That’s a first!). Very responsive, thorough, has excellent contacts within the legal community and MAKES. IT. HAPPEN. We are extremely happy with Damien’s services and will continue to recommend him highly. Thank you, Damien!”
5/5

Katie D.

“Mr. Banks is a very caring, attentive attorney who works hard for his clients. He also speaks Spanish which made me and my family feel more comfortable since he could explain the process to us in our native language. Any family who suffers an injury to a loved one should look no further than Damien Banks.”
5/5

N. Pineda

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