Richard A. Monahan, Esq.
Richard A. Monahan was born and raised near Altoona, Pennsylvania. In 1987, he graduated from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors (cum laude). He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law from which he graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree in 1990. Immediately upon graduating from law school, he moved to West Virginia, where he was a judicial law clerk with the late Honorable Elizabeth V. Hallanan, United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia. Upon completing a three-year clerkship, Mr. Monahan joined Masters & Taylor, Attorneys at Law, now known as The Masters Law Firm.
Mr. Monahan has experience litigating a wide variety of cases involving claims of negligence, product liability, auto accidents, medical malpractice, breach of contract, fraud, wrongful discharge, deliberate intent/workplace injuries, and antitrust violations. He has experience working on class actions as well as cases brought on behalf of individuals and businesses. In addition to handling hearings and trials, he is also well respected for research and writing at both the trial and appellate levels.
Professional Memberships & Achievements: West Virginia State Bar; and West Virginia Association for Justice
Jurisdictions Attorney is Licensed in: United States Supreme Court; West Virginia Supreme Court and all lower courts; United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals – Eighth Circuit; United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia; United States District Court for the District of Minnesota; and Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Date Admitted to the Bar: 1994, West Virginia; 1991 Pennsylvania
Colleges Attended, Degree & Year Graduated: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1990; Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA, B.A. Cum Laude, 1987