Darin Boles


Partner - Managing Attorney

Stratman & Williams-Abrego

Darin Boles

Darin Boles


Darin Boles is the Managing Attorney for the San Diego Branch Legal Office of Farmers Insurance Exchange. In that position, he manages an office with ten attorneys who handle all aspects of defending civil lawsuits. The office expanded from defending cases in the two most southern counties to a dozen counties throughout California. After an initial year as a plaintiff’s attorney in Colorado, Mr. Boles has been practicing as a defense lawyer in California for 34 years. He was with the McInnis Fitzgerald Rees & Sharkey firm before joining Farmers in 1994. He embraces trial opportunities, taking more than 35 matters to verdict, including wrongful death, paralysis and surgical cases. Mr. Boles has served as a judge pro tem and arbitrator. Mr. Boles is a long time Workshop Leader for the San Diego Inn of Court Evidence and Trial Programs. He is also a Past President of the San Diego Inn of Court.


  • University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1987
  • University of Denver, B.A., 1984 Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • All courts in the State of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District
  • State of Colorado (inactive)

Professional Activities

  • Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Past President, San Diego Defense Lawyers, 2009
  • Board of Directors, San Diego Defense Lawyers, 2004-2010
  • Board of Directors, Serving Seniors San Diego, 1997-2003
  • Board Member, San Diego Inn of Court

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