Daren began his legal practice in 1994 as an attorney in Southern Utah. In 1999, he became a founding partner of the law firm of Barney McKenna & Olmstead, P.C. He served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Washington County Small Claims Court from 2000-2004, and in 2005 was selected by Governor John Huntsman to serve as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fifth Judicial District. Daren’s primary areas of practice are Real Estate Transactions; Construction and Development Law; Business Law (Corporations, LLC’s Partnerships, Mergers, Sales and Acquisitions); Business Litigation; Banking and Commercial Transactions; Mediation and Arbitration. In 2004, Daren became a certified member of the Court Roster of Mediators and Arbitrators for the Fifth Judicial District. Also in 2004 and again in 2010, he was nominated by his peers as a member of Utah “Legal Elite” as one of the premier Utah attorneys in the area of Business Litigation.