Education, licensure & court Admission

University of Oklahoma, College of Law (2003)
Licensed in Colorado, California and Wyoming

Darin’s practice focuses on administrative and agency law, at the state and federal level, in the area of oil and gas and natural resources, including representation of clients before the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.  He also has expertise and experience in title, real property, water law, and business law, both in the areas of litigation and transactional work.  

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.  In 2003, Darin received his JD, with distinction, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he was a member of the Luther Bohanon Inn of Court and Oklahoma Law Review.  His comment on groundwater law was published in the Oklahoma Law Review , Vol. 55, No. 3, Fall 2002, and was selected for republication by the National Agricultural Law Center.  While in Oklahoma, Darin was a member of the Oklahoma Real Property Lawyers Association, the Oklahoma City Mineral Lawyers Association, and served on the Title Examination Standards Committee for the Oklahoma Bar Association.   His article on Oklahoma’s New Transfer on Death Deed was included in the syllabus for the Mineral Title Examination class taught by J. David Hampton at OU’s College of Law.

Darin pursues interests in Classical and Jazz Guitar as well as recreational hockey, skiing, motorcycling and mountain biking.