Riverside Criminal Defense Attorney

Attorney Darryl Exum

Darryl L. Exum

Contact Me: 951-934-0227


Darryl Exum has over 25 years of defending people in court. Whether you are innocent of the crime you have been charged with, guilty, or somewhere in between, we will fight to ensure your rights are protected and that you have experienced and compassionate legal counsel. Darryl Exum has been defending people against allegations of sex crimes, murder, and all manner of state and federal crimes. He is prepared to do everything he can to predict the prosecution’s next moves to protect your rights and defend you in the courtroom or in negotiations.

Darryl Exum has practiced law for nearly 30 years in the Riverside area. He is known as one of the best defense lawyers in the area and received the Lawyer of the Year award from the Richard T. Fields Bar Association in 2015. His standing in the community has only grown as he continues to lecture and teach criminal defense law in the area.

Darryl Exum is devoted to representing criminal law on the state and federal levels. Our experience in the field makes us experts in defending your rights and ensuring that you get pardoned or receive a lesser sentence. Criminal allegations are serious and should be treated with extreme caution to prevent the prosecution from walking all over you. Darryl Exum has defended clients in 150 trials with favorable results in his almost 30-year law career. Whether you are being charged by the state or federal government, Mr. Exum can protect your rights.


  • George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.S.
    • Major: Chemistry


  • Christian Therback
  • Virginia Blumenthal


  • English
  • Spanish

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Psi

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Defense, California State Bar, 1999

Current Employment Position

  • Lead Trial Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Murder and Attempted Murder
  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence and Stalking
  • Sex Offenses
  • Drug Crimes
  • White-Collar Crimes
  • Burglary and Theft Offenses
  • Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992


  • Lawyer of the Year award from the Richard T. Fields Bar Association in 2015