Sonny Banks and co-host Joe Dougherty are joined by guest Attorney, Legal Analyst, and Online Columnist Danny Cevallos.
The Sonny Banks show is sponsored by Tony Schuler of Pinnacle Medical Plus.
Danny Cevallos is an attorney and the co-founder of Cevallos & Wong, LLP, a Philadelphia-based law criminal defense and civil litigation law firm. Danny is also admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, the District Court of Puerto Rico, and the United States Supreme Court, along with a number of federal district courts and circuit courts of appeal. Danny practices primarily in the Philadelphia area, and also in the state and territorial courts of the United States Virgin Islands: St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John. He has handled a number of high profile cases in the federal, state, and territorial courts, ranging from white collar criminal matters, bribery and extortion, to first-degree murder cases.
Danny is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Notre Dame Law School. Danny has been an adjunct professor of Health Care Law and Health Care Ethics at Drexel University’s School of Nursing since 2007.
Danny is an MSNBC Legal Analyst, appearing on shows on the network to discuss legal issues in the news.
Danny was formerly a Legal Analyst at CNN, HLN and TruTV, where he guest-hosted/anchored In Session on CourtTV and TruTV, and guest-hosted PrimeTime Justice on HLN. He was a regular on Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN Newsroom, CNN’s New Day, AC 360 with Anderson Cooper, and other shows on the network. He was also a columnist for CNN.com.
Danny frequently makes public speaking appearances, for professional associations and events. Most recently, he hosted the opening seminar at the Bar Association’s annual conference in Atlantic City, speaking on the law in media.
Halmon L. “Sonny” Banks, III, Esq., is the founder of Banks Law. Mr. Banks has practiced exclusively in the area of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation since 1985, and is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist as certified by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bar as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals of the Federal Bar. Mr. Banks is a member of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is also the past Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is also on the Program Planning Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He assists in putting together and presenting programs for the Workers’ Compensation Fall Section Meetings. These seminars are attended by attorneys throughout the state of Pennsylvania who practice in the area of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation. In 2008, Mr. Banks was awarded the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section’s Martha J. Hampton Award. That award is presented to the workers’ compensation attorney or judge who best exemplifies a commitment to the profession while maintaining a unique and close relationship with members of the bar and bench, as well as exemplary compassion, dedication and professionalism. Mr. Banks was recently named the Best Lawyers 2014 Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Law-Claimant’s “Lawyer of the Year.” He is also a member of the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania Association for Justice.
He remains active in both the State and Local Bar Associations in their Workers’ Compensation Sections. Mr. Banks regularly attends continuing legal education seminars on workers’ compensation. He continues to practice on a regular basis before Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Judges and the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board.
Mr. Banks resides in Philadelphia with his wife, Kim, and his three boys, Jake, Griffin, and Mason.