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Darwin S. Williams is a litigation attorney with American Family. Mr. Williams focuses his practice primarily on civil litigation, defending clients/insureds in the areas of personal injury, general liability/negligence issues, and construction defects.

Prior to joining American Family, Darwin was an associate at Jardine, Logan & O’Brien, P.L.L.P.  Mr. Williams also 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.

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Professional Committee, Chair 2007-2008

  • Ramsey County Bar Association 2005-2015

Related Experience:

  • Law Clerk, Hon. Natalie E. Hudson, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2005-2006

  • Law Clerk, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, 2003-2004

  • Volunteer, Restorative Justice Community Action, Inc., 2002-2007


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 35%
    10 years
  2. Construction: 25%
    10 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    10 years
  4. Slip and Fall: 5%
    10 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 

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Contact info

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

6131 Blue Circle Drive
Eden Prairie, MN, 55343


MNAuthorized to practice200507/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of ServiceMinnesota State Bar Association2008
Dean's Award - Administrative LawUST-Law2004
Dean's Award - JurispurdenceUST-Law2004
Leadership AwardHennepin County Sheriff's Office2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJardine, Logan & O'Brien, PLLP2007 - Present
Ombudsman for Crime VictimsMinnesota Department of Public Safety2006 - 2007
Judicial Law ClerkMinnesota Court Of Appeals2005 - 2006
Law ClerkHennepin County Attorney's Office2003 - 2005
Detention SergeantHennepin County Sheriff's Office1987 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
UST Law Alumni AssociationPresident2009 - 2009
UST-Law Board of GovernorsMember2009 - 2010
Minnesota State Bar AssociationChair of the Professionalism Committee2007 - 2008
Minnesota State Bar AssociationChair of the Professionalism Committee's Law School Subcommittee2005 - 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of St. Thomas School of Law - MinneapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Minnesota State University, MoorheadSociology, Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1987