Diane practices primarily in defense of first party property insurance coverage. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2000 and her Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law in 2003.
Prior to joining Butler Pappas, Diane practiced franchise law in Tallahassee, Florida, focusing on relationships between automobile dealers and their manufacturers. While in law school, she was vice president of the Mock Trial Team, and recipient of accolades including: State Champion of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers Mock Trial Competition in 2002, taking the Best Advocate Award at the same competition, and Finalist at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mock Trial Competition in 2002. Diane also interned for the Children's Advocacy Center and as a judicial clerk in the Second Judicial Circuit, Felony Division.
She is a member of The Florida Bar, The Hillsborough County Bar Association, and a former Board Member of the Tallahassee Women Lawyers. Diane is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, Western District of Michigan and District of Colorado.