L. Darlene Mitchell is an experienced litigator. During the 28 years of her career, Ms. Mitchell has handled general civil litigation in areas that include commercial, securities, intellectual property, toxic tort, products liability with an emphasis on spoiled/tampered food products, employment, and labor litigation. In addition, Ms. Mitchel has an expertise in the handling of construction defect cases in arbitration.
Ms. Mitchell was born in Houston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dallas Baptist University and in 1989 received her Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from California Western School of Law.
SAMPLING OF CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Along with partner John H. Barr, Ms. Mitchell represented a defendant manufacturer of a food product that became contaminated. Mr. Barr and Ms. Mitchell turned the defense of that case into a counter-claim and recovered a multi-million-dollar verdict.
Successfully handled multi-party I-635 construction litigation involving multi-parties and lawsuits.
Successfully handled more than a dozen construction defect claims in both district court and arbitration settings.
COURT ADMISSIONS, PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, AND COMMUNITY
Ms. Mitchell became licensed by the Supreme Court of California in 1989, the Supreme Court of Hawaii in 1992, and the Supreme Court of Texas in 1999. Ms. Mitchell is an avid photographer. She and her husband travel throughout the United States photographing scenic events of nature and wildlife.