J. Darin Hayes
Darin Hayes joined Hutton & Hutton in March of 2002. Darin's primary
focus is on cases that involve catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and/or
health care-related negligence. Over the course of his career, Darin has
secured numerous six- and seven-figure verdicts and many large but confidential
settlements for clients injured as a result of auto accidents, truck accidents,
medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and other causes.
Prior to joining Hutton & Hutton, Darin worked for a prominent Wichita
defense firm. His experience gained from working for the "other side"
has served to bolster his abilities to strategically attack and defuse
common defense tactics employed to harm his clients' cases. Darin
holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, with honors, from the University
of Texas and a Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas School of Law.
He is admitted to practice in state and local courts throughout Kansas,
including the Supreme Court of Kansas, and in the United States District
Courts for the District of Kansas and the United States Court of Appeals
for the 10th Circuit. Darin's professional affiliations include the
Kansas Association for Justice, the Kansas Bar Association and the Wichita
Darin has been selected to
Super Lawyers® and has been recognized as a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the
National Trial Lawyers Association.
In November of 2013, Mr. Hayes has been recognized by the Wichita Business
Journal as Lawyer of the Year for plaintiff personal injury litigation.
In 2015, Mr. Hayes was selected to the Best Lawyers of Kansas by the Best
Lawyers in America.
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Cir.
B.A. University of Texas, 1990
J.D. University of Kansas, 1994