Daryl Robinson was appointed Counsel to the Attorney General in 2001, having served as Deputy Counsel since 1995. His duties include supervising the writing of formal opinions of the Attorney General, serving as the Attorney General's liaison to the General Assembly and coordinating Georgia's participation in amicus briefs and other joint state undertakings through the National Association of Attorneys General. Daryl has served in several capacities since joining the office in 1976 as an attorney in the criminal division, including Director of the Public Safety Division from 1983 until 1995 where he was responsible for all legal representation of Georgia's public safety agencies, including litigation.
Daryl is a native of Dawsonville and a lifelong resident of Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1970 with an A.B. in political science. He entered the United States Army in 1971 and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Vietnam Service Medal. Following his honorable discharge from active duty in 1973, he attended the University of Georgia's Lumpkin School of Law from which he received his J.D. in 1976. During law school Daryl served as senior editor of the Georgia Law Review and was elected president of the Prosecutorial Clinic.
He is admitted to practice in the state and federal trial and appellate courts in Georgia, and has argued many cases in both of Georgia's appellate courts as well as the Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.