Darrius is an attorney with our firm’s Nashville office. He specializes in medical malpractice and professional liability defense, with experience in privacy & data security. Darrius has represented hospitals, health systems, medical groups, and skilled nursing facilities, as well as individual healthcare professionals, such as, physicians, nurses, and advanced specialists across various fields.
Before returning to Nashville to join Starnes, Darrius was a lawyer with a firm in Knoxville, Tennessee. His practice spanned a broad-spectrum of general litigation, including healthcare, employment, insurance defense, and criminal defense. He has successfully tried cases in courts throughout East Tennessee.
Prior to his career as an attorney, Darrius served as a police officer in middle Tennessee.
While living in Knoxville, Darrius co-chaired the KBA Volunteer breakfast committee, where he served breakfast to Knoxville’s homeless population. He also volunteered with Mobile Meals, delivering food to senior citizens. In addition, Darrius has spent time mentoring the University of Tennessee – Knoxville undergraduate and law students of color in an effort to help them network for employment in Tennessee’s diverse market.
Darrius has played the drums since elementary school. He performed in high school and college marching band as well as other percussion ensemble across middle Tennessee, ultimately performing as a drummer for the Tennessee Titans NFL team from 2016-to 2019 with their gameday entertainment.
Darrius also enjoys cooking and traveling.