Diane L. Ellis, born Long Beach, California, April 28, 1961; admitted to bar, 1987, California. Preparatory education, University of California, Irvine (B.A., 1983); legal education, Loyola University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1987). Member: Orange County Bar Association, State Bar of California, Order of the Coif, St. Thomas More Law Honor Society, Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Criminal Law. Judicial Extern to the Honorable Jose A. Fuste, United States District Court Judge, District of Puerto Rico, Summer, 1986.
Ms. Ellis practices general civil litigation, primarily involving business and commercial litigation, including real estate, corporate and commercial disputes. Ms. Ellis also has tort defense experience in products liability, premises liability, and construction defect. Ms. Ellis also offers transactional experience in corporate and real estate matters.