John J. MohanAREAS OF PRACTICE
Employment, Workers' Compensation, Construction, Personal Injury, Business and Commericial Litigation, Alternative Dispute ResolutionCONTACT INFORMATION
John J. Mohan practices in the areas of employment, construction, business and commercial litigation, personal injury and workers’ compensation law. His experience includes representation of various defendants in over 60 civil jury trials in federal and state courts in Missouri and Illinois. He successfully defended numerous employers and insurers in various workers’ compensation cases before the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation, Missouri Labor & Industrial Relations Commission and Missouri appellate courts, including many alleged permanent total disability cases.
John is a certified arbitrator/mediator on panels of various courts and ADR providers. He has served as a mediator in more than 350 cases, and has served as an arbitrator in more than 50 cases, including personal injury, commercial and employment cases. John also has an engineering degree.
John began his career as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in St. Louis County in 1971, and in 1972, became Assistant Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis. By 1974, he was Chief Trial Attorney and Chief of Criminal Division in St. Clair County, Illinois. In addition to his private law practice, John has served as Special Assistant State’s Attorney in charge of Grand Jury in St. Clair County, Illinois from 1979 to present. He has presented over 15,000 cases to 50 Grand Juries in that time frame. He has prosecuted over 65 criminal jury cases to verdict in Missouri and Illinois. Due to his prosecutorial background, John has particular expertise in investigating and litigating matters involving employment related criminal activities.
John has been listed in “Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America” and he has been given an “AV” rating for 25 consecutive years by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which means that his peers rate him at the highest level of professional excellence.
John is a founding Shareholder of the Firm. John has also served as a Judge in the Municipal Division of the St. Louis County Circuit Court.
John serves on the Firm’s three-person Management Committee.EDUCATIONJ.D., St. Louis University School of Law, 1971
B.S.I.E., St. Louis University School of Engineering and Earth Sciences, 1967
“First Amendment Protection of Public Commercial Dissemination of Obscene Material,” 14 St. Louis University Law Journal 732 (1970)
Delivered numerous presentations to attorneys, employer and insurance company representatives on current issues in workers’ compensation and investigation of employment-related criminal activity
Delivered numerous presentations to attorneys, Judges and various other interested parties on issues related to arbitration/mediation and alternative dispute resolution
- The Missouri Bar
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
- Illinois State Bar Association