Meet Diane A. Shearer
Diane A. Shearer is an attorney admitted to practice law in Georgia and New York. Attorney Shearer earned a Juris Doctorate from Columbia Law School where she served as a founding board member and associate editor of the Columbia Journal of Race and the Law. Prior to law school, Attorney Shearer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and a Master of Arts Degree from Columbia University.
Attorney Shearer's client-centered approach to practice has earned her praise for being a compassionate and effective advocate. She currently focuses her practice in the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense, family law, and immigration law.
After completing a federal district court clerkship, Attorney Shearer began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney ("ADA") in the Office of the Bronx County District Attorney. As an ADA, she drafted accusatory instruments in the office's complaint room, as well as briefs and motions in post-conviction cases. Additionally, she argued cases before the New York State Appellate Courts. Attorney Shearer subsequently gained civil litigation experience while working as an attorney at legal service providers in New York City.
With a decade of legal experience behind her, Attorney Shearer has earned a reputation for being a top-tier lawyer committed to vigorously advocating for her clients.