Darryl Farrington


(303) 595-0941


Mr. Farrington has specialized in school law and special district law for more than 30 years. He currently serves as general counsel to approximately 35 school districts and boards of cooperative services throughout Colorado in virtually all areas of school law, and serves as special counsel in the field of disability law and special education. He also continues his career-long emphasis in the representation of special districts and related entities. He presents regularly in trainings and workshops on a variety of education law topics.


  • Colorado State University (B.A., with distinction, 1972)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (J.D., 1975). Pi Sigma Alpha


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Attorneys Council, Colorado Association of School Boards
  • Colorado Special District Association
  • Counsel of School Attorneys, National School Boards Association
  • U.S. Army Security Agency, 1966-1970

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General Counsel:

  • School districts and boards of cooperative services including: Archuleta County; Bayfield; Burlington; Campo; Colorado River BOCES; Dolores County School District RE- 2J; Durango; Hayden; Ignacio; La Veta; Mancos; Meeker; Montrose/Olathe; Mountain BOCES; North Park; Northwest Colorado BOCES; Norwood; Ouray; Platte Valley Schools; Rangely; Ridgway; Rio Blanco BOCES; San Juan BOCES; Santa Fe Trail BOCES; Silverton; South Eastern BOCES; South Routt; Telluride; Uncompahgre BOCES; Walsh; Weld County RE-3J; West End; West Grand; and Widefield.
  • Special Districts including: Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District; Plum Creek Wastewater Reclamation Authority; South Arapahoe Sanitation District; South Englewood Sanitation District No. 1 and Sylvan Lakes Metropolitan District.

Special Counsel:

  • Littleton Public Schools and Poudre School District

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