2015 marked a pivotal moment for Diana Usten as she completed her law degree at Pace University School of Law. During her time in law school, Ms. Usten shone brightly in the immigration externship clinic, where her passion for social justice fueled her commitment to defending underprivileged populations seeking religious and political asylum. Her specialization in cases involving withholding and cancellation of removal endeared her to immigrant women, children, and abuse victims in need of legal representation.
Post-graduation, Ms. Usten honed her litigation skills at several mid-sized plaintiff's firms in the bustling metropolis of New York City. Her practice revolved around personal injury, PIP/No-fault defense, as well as motor vehicle and premise liability cases. With a keen legal acumen, she adeptly defended doctors, medical providers, and rehabilitation centers against insurance carriers.
Furthermore, Ms. Usten made a meaningful impact in workers compensation law, where she tirelessly represented injured employees. Her focus on assisting corrections officers and transit employees in mediations and trials showcased her dedication to supporting those who serve their communities.
Ms. Usten's legal prowess has been recognized in both New York and Florida, where she is duly admitted to practice law, allowing her to extend her expertise and advocacy to clients in two prominent states.
J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2015