Darryl J. Maxwell

Darryl Maxwell

Darryl J. Maxwell

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Darryl Maxwell is the Managing Attorney for the DC Bar Pro Bono Program’s Community Economic Development Project. The Community Economic Development Project provides pro bono counsel to community-based nonprofits, disadvantaged small businesses and low income tenant associations and limited equity co-ops. 

Among his duties, Mr. Maxwell matches nonprofit organizations, tenant associations, and small businesses with ongoing pro bono legal representation. He conducts trainings on legal issues that pertain to nonprofits and small businesses. He also manages the Small Business Brief Advice Legal Clinic, which gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to meet with volunteer attorneys to discuss their legal issues. This program was awarded Small Business Initiative of the Year by the Washington DC Economic Partnership in 2010. Prior to working with the DC Bar, Darryl worked in private practice.

Mr. Maxwell is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development and a Board member of the Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Division.

BA, University of Pennsylvania; JD, George Washington University