Legal Background

The Law Office of Darryl A. Stallworth, a Professional Corporation
2355 Broadway Suite 303 , Oakland
CA , US , 94612
Cell: (510) 917-5270
Office: (510) 271-1900
Fax: (510) 271-1902


* Juris Doctorate from the University of California Davis, Martin Luther King Jr. School of Law in Davis, California – 1992
* President of Black Law Student Association
* Bachelor of Art in Political Science from the University of California Berkeley, in Berkeley, California 1987
* Four Year- Letterman, Cal Football

v Alabama State Bar License in 2007


The Law Office of Darryl A. Stallworh, a Professional Corporation – November 2009 to Present
Position: Self- Employed Owner
Description: Specializing in Criminal Defense.

Taylor, Goins, & Stallworth LLP – May 2007 to November 2009
Position: Self-Employed Partner
Description: Specializing in Criminal Defense & Personal Injury.

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office – 1992 to May 2007
Position: Alameda County Deputy District Attorney
Description: Tried over 50 cases, 30 of which were Felonies, one was a Death Penalty case, and 18 were Murder cases. Conducted over 100 Law & Motion Hearings and 250 Preliminary Hearings. Resolved over 10,000 cases as DDA. Lectured in Brazil, Malaysia, India, & Turkey on effective Case Resolutions


Charles Houston Bar Association – (President 2001)
California Association of Black Lawyers
National Bar Association
Alameda County Bar Association
Court Appointed Attorney’s Program
Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Societies (ISDLS)
Board of Director for the Big “C” Society, University of California at Berkeley
NCAA Gender Equity Certification Committee
100 Black Men of the Bay Area


– September 2010
Darryl Stallworth’s opinion on the death penalty was featured in the article “An Ex-Prosecutor’s Perspective on the Death Penalty”, published by the Los Angeles Sentinel on August 19, 2010. Click the link below to read.

“An Ex-Prosecutor’s Perspective on the Death Penalty

– April 2010
Darryl Stallworth’s opinion on the helping at-risk youth in the article “Helping at-risk youth make better choices”, published by the Bay Area News on April 18, 2010.
Click the link below to read.

“Helping at-risk youth make better choices

Darryl A. Stallworth


2015 Distinguished Service Award for Lawyer:

Darryl Stallworth, Law Office of Darryl Stallworth

A former District Attorney for Alameda County with over 50 jury trials under his belt, Daryl  moved into private criminal defense practice in 2007. Darryl  became a member of the Court Appointed Attorneys Program (CAAP) in 2010, joined the CAAP Advisory Committee in 2011, and served as the Chair of that Committee from 2012-2014. Darryl is active in the community, having served as President of the Charles Houston Bar Association, a member of the California Association of Black Lawyers, the National Bar Association, and 100 Black Men of


The Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Systems (ISDLS)

San Francisco

About Us

The Institute for the Study and Development of Legal Systems (ISDLS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that conducts international legal reform and exchange projects in collaboration with foreign governments and legal professionals. ISDLS is comprised of over eighty leading legal professionals in the state of California, including federal and state judges, prosecutors and public defenders; private and city attorneys; court administrators; private and court-appointed mediators and arbitrators; law professors; directors of judicial education and performance centers and committees; directors of law enforcement oversight bodies; law enforcement officers and trainers; journalists and others.