Darwyn Easley is a native of the Washington, D.C. area. He graduated from Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia and enlisted in the military. After an honorable discharge, he returned to the area to pursue his education. Darwyn graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northern Virginia Community College and continued on to George Mason University, where he also graduated with Distinction. Darwyn received his Juris Doctor from The Catholic University, Columbus School of Law.
After law school, Darwyn was selected to serve as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Arlington County Circuit Court. He worked one-on-one with the judges, performing legal research, drafting legal opinions and providing assistance to the Court. He gained invaluable insight into the judicial process and how to be most persuasive. After the clerkship, Darwyn went to work with the Office of the Public Defender in Fairfax. He routinely handled numerous criminal matters and gained a reputation as an effective litigator. Thereafter, he was honored to work with a ranking member of the state legislature, before accepting a partnership position with a respected area firm.
Darwyn has provided representation in all Northern Virginia state and federal courts, and abroad, with much success. His meticulous preparation earns the respect of his peers, opposition and judges alike. He knows his way around a courtroom. Darwyn has taught continuing legal education courses to fellow practitioners, as well as assisted in training members of law enforcement. He has served on various court committees and bar organizations and was notably selected to the Virginia State Bar faculty. Darwyn has consistently been recognized and rated by Super Lawyers and Northern Virginia Magazine as a “Rising Star” and “Top Lawyer” in his field, among other distinctions.
Beyond the courtroom, Darwyn has an indelible sense of history and appreciation for the many contributions made to his achievement. He often gives back by volunteering his time and talents in the community. Darwyn is a regular speaker at area high schools, court programs and civic events. He has coached and judged student trial teams that have earned selection to present at the state’s highest court. He has also mentored and motivated young people from all backgrounds. For Darwyn, these opportunities to serve are as significant and rewarding as any in his professional capacity.