March 18, 2020
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Mrs. DuComb's practice focuses on real property, land use, mediation, and general counsel services. Darby is a hardworking analytical lawyer that finds solutions to complex problems. She is an accomplished litigator, mediator, and transactional lawyer, with over 17 years of experience at the City of Seattle, including 13 years in the Seattle City Attorney's Office and Department of Construction and Inspections. Best known for her high achieving drive to get things done and amicable creative style, Darby resolves complex matters in dynamic and political environments.
Darby is a fundraiser, volunteer and former board member and Board President for Page Ahead. Her passion is the Book Up Summer program, enabling young readers to read at a third grade level by third grade.
Washington State Courts
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Western District of Washington
US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Pepperdine School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Mediating the Litigated Case
University of Washington School of Law, Professional Mediation Skills Training Program
University of Oregon School of Law, Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, Assoc. Editor, J.D.
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, B.A.
New York University, New York, NY
Seattle Excellence in Management Award 2012
Seattle Excellence in Management Award 2008
Rainier Chamber Community Service Award 2008
Pacific Real Estate Institute
Urban Land Institute
Planning Association of Washington
NAIOP Washington, Government Affairs Committee
Washington State Bar Association: Environmental and Land Use Law Section, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Land Use and Environmental Mediation Committee, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Planning Association of Washington, March 2017
Part-time Adjunct Law Professor (University of Washington School of Law), Spring quarters 2012 & 2013
Continuing Legal Education Instructor - Institutional Racism and Lawyer Responsibilities 2012 to 2016