Diane S. Diel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Diane S. Diel SC
 | 126 North Jefferson Street, Suite 402
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-224-5355
Fax: 414-224-1646
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Diane S. Diel, founder of the law firm Diel Law, has dedicated her entire practice to helping families in Milwaukee and the surrounding areas find positive solutions to a wide variety of family law concerns. She knows how difficult it can be when a family is attempting to navigate complex legal issues, which is why she provides high-quality and compassionate legal counsel for a variety of legal issues, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Financial support
  • Property division

In addition to these practice areas, she also offers guidance for couples who may benefit more from an alternate approach than from a traditional divorce, which is why clients turn to her reputable law firm for skilled mediation and collaborative law representation. She provides insight and other tools to help families successfully emerge from difficult transitions.

Diane S. Diel is a 1976 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School in Madison. Over the decades of practicing law, she has developed a record of consistent results and excellence in virtually all types of civil and litigation matters. Since 2010, she has leveraged her years of qualified experience in family law issues to focus much of her practice on collaborative law and mediation.

Ms. Diel is a respected member of the legal community, and she is a member of various professional legal associations, including the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Association for Women Lawyers. She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and has also earned the honor of an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

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About Diane Diel

Admitted: 1976, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.diellaw.com/attorneys/diane-s-diel/

Honors/Awards:

  • Founder's Award, Association of Women Lawyers (Milwaukee), 2010
  • Received First Annual Constitutional Law Prize

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Immediate Past President, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007
  • President, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007
  • President-Elect, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2007
  • Chair, Lawyer Referral Committee, Milwaukee County Bar Association, 1985-1989
  • Chairman and Director, Midwest Regional Women’s Bar Conference, 1996
  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers, Steering Committee, 1980-1985
  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers, Executive Committee, 1985
  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers, President, 1984-1985
  • Co-Chair, Training Committee, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, 2003-2006
  • Chairman, Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, Collaborative Family Law Council, 2000
  • Past Chair, Collaborative Family Law Council of Wisconsin, 2002
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law, Board of Directors Liaison, Family Law Section Board, 2000-2004
  • Director, State Bar of Wisconsin Family Law Board of Directors, 1993-1999
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin Committee on Professional Ethics, 2014
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin Committee on Professional Ethics,  1984-1990
  • Governor, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2009-2010
  • Governor, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2000-2004
  • Secretary and Governor, State Bar of Wisconsin, 1988-1992
  • Past President, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2008–2009
  • Board Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2007-2013
  • President, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2010 – 2011
  • Treasurer, Association of Women Lawyers Foundation, 2006-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Village of Hales Corners, President of the Commission, 1998-2005
  • Village of Hales Corners, Member, Police & Fire Commission
  • Former Member, Greater Milwaukee YWCA Board of Directors
  • Board of Directors, President, Meta House
  • Former Member, Meta House
  • Former Member, Professional Dimensions (professional women’s organization), Board of Directors and Community Involvement Director
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Co-Chair, Ethics Task Force and Member, Ethics and Standards Committee, 2014-Present
  • Port of Milwaukee Harbor Commissioner, 2014-Present

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, B.A., with honors, magna cum laude, 1973
Find Me Online
Website - www.diellaw.com
Office Location for Diane S. Diel

126 North Jefferson Street
Suite 402
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-224-5355

Fax: 414-224-1646

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Last Updated: 6/19/2019

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