Judge Darren Steele


  • Tulane University B.A
  • University of Wyoming College of Law J.D.
  • University of Madrid Spain - Junior year college
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Summer Certificate in Comparative Law
  • University of Guanajuato Mexico, Summer Certificate in Comparative Law


  • Watson & Steele Law Office (2000-2009)
  • Crary, Buchanan Law Office (1998-2000)
  • Public Defenders Office, Circuit 19th (1994-1998)


  • Adjunct Professor of the Year 2019, IRSC Criminal Justic

Judge Lawrence M. Mirman

Education and Career

Circuit Judge Lawrence Mirman was born in New York, New York, in 1964.

He graduated Roslyn High School (New York) in 1982. He attended New York University for his undergraduate studies and graduated with honors, having majored in economics. At NYU, he received the “Founder’s Day Award” (scholastic achievement) and the Student-Athlete Academic Achievement Award. He then attended Boston University School of Law and graduated in 1989. At Boston University, he received the Paul J. Liacos academic achievement award.