• Dick Darst concentrates in the areas of federal litigation, employment law and general litigation.   Mr. Darst graduated from Indiana University in 1966, and from Indiana University School of Law in 1969.  In law school, Mr. Darst was the writer for the Indiana Law Journal.

    Mr. Darst served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice in Washington D.C., as an Assistant U. S. Attorney in Indianapolis, as First Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1981 through 1984, and as an Interim U.S. Attorney in 1984.  He also served as deputy corporation counsel for the City of Indianapolis.

    Mr. Darst has served as Chairperson of the Indiana Federal Practice Seminar, as President of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, and as a member of the Federal Local Rules Advisory Committee.

    Memberships: Seventh Circuit Bar Association,  President 2000-2001; American, Indiana, and Indianapolis Bar Associations; National Employment Lawyers Association; Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Advisory Committee on Appointment of Counsel in Civil Cases, 1981-1984; Southern District of Indiana Local Rules Advisory Committee, 1979-1980.

    PublicationsSettlement and Mediation of Employment Cases, ICLEF 1997; Chairperson, Federal Practice Seminar, ICLEF 1988; The Limits of Civil RICO, ICLEF 1984; The Integrity Approach, ICLEF 1981; Practice Under the Rules of the Southern District of Indiana, ICLEF 1981; Seventh Circuit Summary, 1977-1980; Overview of Federal Criminal Law Affecting the  Businessman, 1978. 

    Public Offices: U. S. Attorney; Special Assistant U. S. Attorney; First Assistant U. S. Attorney; Assistant U. S. Attorney; Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Corporation Counsel, Consolidated City of Indianapolis

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