Dianne joined Minor & Jester after practicing at a litigation firm where she represented individuals and businesses in various types of civil matters in both state and federal courts. She primarily practices general civil litigation, business law, family law, and education law. She has helped clients in high-stakes and complex cases, as well as those needing representation to protect their interests.
Before becoming a lawyer, Dianne was an educator and business owner in the Denton County area. In these positions, she demonstrated her ability to manage complex tasks and the importance of developing interpersonal relationships. Prior to these positions, Dianne was a paralegal. These experiences give her a unique foundation to practicing as an attorney.
As a teacher with multiple certifications, including special education, Dianne worked directly in assessing the needs of children and participated in countless special education meetings, discipline meetings, and teacher conferences. She is a dedicated advocate for children and families.
Dianne graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law. During law school she served on the Honor Council, as a liaison to the Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section Board and volunteered at CitySquare, a non-profit organization fighting poverty in the Dallas area, and the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center. Dianne was also a legal extern for Legal Aid of Northwest Texas in Denton. She serves as a mentor to law students at UNT Dallas College of Law and as a member of the City of Denton Committee on Persons with Disabilities (2021-2023).
J.D., The University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, cum laude, 2017
B.A., The University of Texas at Arlington, 1994
U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
State Bar of Texas
Denton Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Education Law Association