Diane Weinberg will be speaking to us on guardianships and conservatorships.
Diane Weinberg focuses her practice on helping families resolve disputes that often impact seniors and individuals with disabilities. Specifically, her practice encompasses guardianships and conservatorships (both contested and uncontested) of adults, conservatorships of minors, fiduciary litigation, and protecting vulnerable populations from abuse and exploitation.
A member of the State Bar of Georgia and a Veterans Administration Accredited Attorney, Diane is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). She serves as the State Ambassador for the Georgia Chapter of NAELA.
Diane is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney and has an AVVO rating of 10/10. She has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer since 2020. Additionally, Diane is a frequent local and national speaker on a variety of aspects of guardianships, special needs trusts, and Medicaid planning and has testified before the Georgia General Assembly.
Because of her special interest in issues involving the protection of vulnerable populations, Diane is the only private practice attorney in Georgia to have earned certification as an ACT Specialist offered through the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services. Currently, she is serving on an unofficial legislative workgroup of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI).
Through her work with the GBI, Diane developed an interest in public service. In early 2020, Diane made the decision to run for the office of Probate Court Judge of Fulton County. Although she was not ultimately successful, she remains involved in community matters and is a charter member of the nonpartisan Senator Jim Tysinger Saturday Morning Breakfast Forum. She also serves as secretary of the Buckhead Business Association and is an active member of the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she was recently named “Best Attorney” in Best of Buckhead 2021 by Atlanta Best Media.
Diane earned a B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the Emory University School of Law.
Outside of her law practice, Diane lives in Sandy Springs with her husband, Mike, their three sons, and her dogs, Cindy Lou (a rescue) and Sherman. As a family, they are involved in Team Challenge benefitting the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Diane has served as a Merit Badge Counselor for the Northern Ridge District of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and she has walked multiple half-marathons for Team in Training supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America. A self-proclaimed yarn-addict, Diane is a member and past treasurer of the Atlanta Knitting Guild, and she is a founding member and current chair of the Stitch N K’vetch group at Congregation Beth Shalom.