Attorney Darryl Block brings a diverse background and considerable breadth
of experience to Owenby Law, P.A. A former social worker with a Master’s
degree in Social Work from Florida State University, Darryl was drawn
to the practice of law by his desire to expand upon his ability to help
clients in crisis and in need of passionate advocacy.
As an Attorney and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator, he leverages
extensive insight in a range of practice areas, including
foreclosure defense, and HOA law, to support clients during what can often be difficult and
As a social worker, Darryl worked with a broad spectrum of individuals,
military service members, and families, and provided counsel to clients
who benefited from individualized support. It was during this time that
he learned the value of close-working relationships, communication, and
the need to treat each case as a new case, and each client as an individual.
In addition to his background in mediation, this experience has honed his
personalized and compassionate approach. His versatility provide options
for clients who require customized solutions to their unique legal problems
– whether that means aggressive advocacy in the courtroom, or collaborative
efficiency in negotiation and conflict resolution.
After earning his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with a second
major in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida, and his
Master’s from Florida State, Darryl obtained his law degree from
Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. He is actively involved
in the Seminole County community where he serves in a number of local
organizations, and was a political candidate for the Florida House District
29. Darryl is a father to three wonderful children and enjoys spending
time with his family when he’s not protecting the rights of clients.
- Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, J.D.
- Florida State University, M.S.W.
- University of South Florida, B.A.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator