Darwin S. Williams is a senior associate with Jardine, Logan & O’Brien, P.L.L.P. Mr. Williams focuses his practice primarily on civil litigation, assisting clients in the areas of products liability, construction, personal injury, general liability/negligence issues, and workers’ compensation law.
Prior to joining Jardine, Logan & O’Brien, P.L.L.P., Mr. Williams gained valuable experience as a law clerk to Judge Natalie E. Hudson of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He was also an ombudsman investigator, enforcing crime victim rights with the Minnesota Office of Justice Programs. During law school, Mr. Williams was a law clerk in the Office of the Hennepin County Attorney. He worked in three divisions: administration, civil, and child protection. As a member of the civil division, Mr. Williams gained experience in employment law and general civil litigation defense.
Before attending law school Mr. Williams had a career with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
Mr. Williams served as the 2007-08 Chair of the Minnesota State Bar Association Professionalism Committee. He was the 2009 president of the University of St. Thomas Law Alumni Advisory Board and sat on the Law School’s Board of Governors in 2009 and 2010.
Licensed since 2005
|MN||Authorized to practice||2005||04/19/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Certificate of Service||Minnesota State Bar Association||2008|
|Dean's Award - Administrative Law||UST-Law||2004|
|Dean's Award - Jurispurdence||UST-Law||2004|
|Leadership Award||Hennepin County Sheriff's Office||2001|
|Attorney||Jardine, Logan & O'Brien, PLLP||2007 - Present|
|Ombudsman for Crime Victims||Minnesota Department of Public Safety||2006 - 2007|
|Judicial Law Clerk||Minnesota Court Of Appeals||2005 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||Hennepin County Attorney's Office||2003 - 2005|
|Detention Sergeant||Hennepin County Sheriff's Office||1987 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|UST Law Alumni Association||President||2009 - 2009|
|UST-Law Board of Governors||Member||2009 - 2010|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Chair of the Professionalism Committee||2007 - 2008|
|Minnesota State Bar Association||Chair of the Professionalism Committee's Law School Subcommittee||2005 - 2007|
|University of St. Thomas School of Law - Minneapolis||Law||Juris Doctorate||2005|
|Minnesota State University, Moorhead||Sociology, Criminal Justice||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1987|