Darren graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southwestern Law School. While at Southwestern he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Southwestern Law Review and earned a Certificate in Public Policy from the Paree RAND Graduate School. After passing the California Bar Exam, Darren continued his legal education by earning an LL.M. from Southwestern. During his LL.M., he developed a Bar Exam study tool (baressayrules.com) and a network-visualization legal research tool (theseamlessweb.com).
Darren's passion for cycling started in his hometown of Davis, California-official motto: "Most bicycle friendly town in the world." Darren commuted by bike to elementary and junior high school, and rode his beach cruise to every class in college at UCSB. Now he commutes from Santa Monica to Cohen Law Partners on his Electra Townie GO!.
Darren is fluent in Spanish and is a former professional jazz trumpeter.