Odessa, Texas native Darren Robert Hatch earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in History from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997. Mr. Hatch received his J.D. from Texas Tech University in 2004; and while in law school, Mr. Hatch worked as a law clerk at one of Lubbock’s leading criminal defense firms, Chappell, Lanehart & Stangl. Mr. Hatch was admitted to the Texas bar in 2004 and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas. Mr. Hatch is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Dallas Bar Association – Criminal Law Section.