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Darrin Winn Banks


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Mr. Banks is a native of Eastern Kentucky, having lived and practiced in this area throughout his professional career. His practice is devoted to the defense of state, regional and national corporate insurance clients in both state and federal courts. His area of concentration involves the litigation of complex legal issues of bodily injury, insurance and commercial matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Auto/Truck Litigation
  • Special Investigation/Fraud Issues with Insurance Claims
  • Property/Casualty Subrogation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2013


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1990
    • Major: History

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • State Farm Insurance Comp.
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • California Casualty Insurance Co.
  • Progressive Ins. Co.
  • State Auto Insurance Comp.
  • American Nat'l Prop + Casualty (ANPAC)
  • Encompass Ins. Company
  • GEICO General Insurance Company
  • Nationwide Property and Casualty Company
  • Grange Mutual Insurance Company
  • Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Company

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Kentucky Super Lawyers 2020
  • Martindale – Hubbell Distinguished

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, President (20182019)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions

  • Johnson County Attorney, Assistant Prosecutor, 1993 to 1995


  • Sigma Chi