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Diana I. Sorrentini-Velez

Diana I. Sorrentini-Velez

also known as Diana S. Velez Harris

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About Me

I assist my clients in all areas of family law, family law mediation, collaborative law, civil litigation, and special education law.

I am admitted to the State of Connecticut Bar, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar, and the Federal District Court of Massachusetts and am a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Hampden County Bar Association.

I enjoy serving on the Board of Directors for the Gray House in Springfield, and the Academy Hill School in Springfield.


Domestic Relations, Domestic Relations Mediation, Collaborative Law, Civil Litigation, and Special Education Law


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Family: 60%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Education: 20%



Hourly ($200-280/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Sorrentini-Velez is an outstanding Family Law attorney with an exceptional reputation. She is a strong and zealous advocate for her clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend her legal services.


    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Melinda J. Markvan

    Attorney Sorrentini-Velez is knowledgeable and hardworking. I would recommend her to clients looking for a family law attorney in western Massachusetts.


    Melinda Markvan Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Marien & Hodge, P.C.

121 State Street
Suite 100
Springfield, MA, 01103



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Forty under 40Business West2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateMarien & Hodge, P.C.2011 - Present
Instructor of Various Family Law and Special Education CoursesHolyoke Community College2011 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorElms College2010 - 2010
AssociateCooley, Shrair P.C.2006 - 2011
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kathryn Parakilas2003 - 2006
Judicial Law ClerkMA Superior Court2002 - 2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Gray HouseBoard Member - Board Secretary2008 - Present
Massachusetts Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Connecticut Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hampden County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New England School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Massachusetts, AmherstDouble Major in Legal Studies and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999