Diana joined Wagstaff & Cartmell as counsel in 2014 after spending nine years at an Am-Law 100 firm.
She brought with her broad experience handling energy litigation, commercial disputes, and professional negligence claims, at the state and federal levels in Missouri and Kansas and across all aspects of litigation from factual and expert discovery, ESI, pre-trial motion practice to trial and appellate work.
In additional, Diana has represented a variety of clients: physicians, hospitals, medical office groups, attorneys, and utilities in tort and business claims.
Diana is a Kansas City native and is active in the community, currently serving on the board of directors and as the chair of the Education Committee for Charlie’s House, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing childhood injuries in and around the home.
She also serves as the chair of the Nutrition Club Committee of the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, focused on working with Harvesters to address food shortage issues in middle-school-aged children. She has previously served as a mentor through Big Brothers and Sisters and on the Professional Leadership Council for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2005
• Kansas Law Review
• Recipient of CALI Award for academic excellence (1st, 2nd and 3rd year)
• ABA BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law
B.A., magna cum laude, Miami University, 2002
HONORS & AWARDS
Rising Star, Kansas City Magazine, 2013 and 2014
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2013 and 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Association of Women Lawyers
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Kansas City Missouri Bar Leadership Academy
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Trial Academy
Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court
Center for Advanced Professional Studies