University of California at Berkeley, J.D. 1987
Colorado State University, B.S. 1983
Diane has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Colorado (Top 100 Lawyers, Top 50 Women Lawyers and Top Employment and Labor Attorney).
National Employment Lawyers Association Member, Vice President (2009-Present). Treasurer (2007- 2009); Board Member of Executive Board (2005-Present); Co-Chair of Convention Committee (2003); Committee Member (2004); Washington DC Task Force (2005), Member (1994).
Faculty of Federal Advocates. President (2004), President-Elect (2003) and Board Member (2002-2004)
Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyers Association Co-President (1997-1999), Vice President (1996), Board Member, (2001-2019).
American Civil Liberties Union Board Chair (1999-2000), Board of Directors, (1996-2001), Legal Panel Chairperson, Legal Panel, Co-Chair, Executive Director Search Committee.
Denver and Colorado Bar Associations
Colorado Women’s Bar Association
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Founder and Member: Colorado AIDS Project Legal Referral Service.
Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, U.S. District Court, Colorado 2005-2013;
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado Committee on Conduct, 2005-2011 (Chair, 2009-2010), Tenth Circuit Advisory Committee, 2004-2006,
Colorado Pay Equity Committee, Member (2015)
Senators Udall and Bennett Judicial Nominating Committee Panel Member (2009-2014).