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


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


•    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)

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 embraced the 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 has been a Workshop Leader for the San Diego Inn of Court Evidence and Trial Programs. He is currently the Inn’s Immediate Past President.

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