Darby Williams is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. She holds a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara as well as a J.D. from Western State University School of Law. Ms. Williams started her professional career as a paralegal in the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. After obtaining her J.D., Darby served as a trial attorney in the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office for 14 years, where she was involved in the representation of juveniles as well as was assigned to felony trials of adults. She moved to the Bay Area and became a trial attorney in the Santa Clara Public Defender’s Office where she served as a senior trial attorney and litigator for felony jury trials for 6 years. Her most recent position, before coming to Georgia Southern University, was being part of the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office where she was assigned to general felonies and then became part of the Independent Investigations Bureau where she was tasked with investigating police officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths occurring in the local jurisdiction.
Last updated: 10/27/2017