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Diane R. Smith

Diane R. Smith

Practice areas:

Environmental and Natural Resources, Construction & Development

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Licensed since 1975

  1. Construction & Development: 50%
  2. Environmental and Natural Resources: 50%

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SmithTrager LLP

2192 Martin
Suite 270
Irvine, CA, 92612




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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSmithTrager LLP1999 - Present
PartnerSnell & Wilmer LLP1990 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Arbitration AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMember / ChairN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMember / ChairN/A
Orange County Mediation CenterPast Board of DirectorsN/A
Southern California Mediation AssociationPast Board of DirectorsN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Civil Practice Guide: Environmental LitigationEntire Treatise: Co Author2009
Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, Volume 23, Number 2, (2008).“Can You Trust a Trust? The Potential CERCLA Liability of Trustees and Beneficiaries”2008
Villanova Law Review"Rough Justice: Mediating Environmental and Public Policy Disputes"2001
VARIOUS PUBLICATIONSOver 50 published articles regarding Mediation/Environmental/Construction/Real Estate from 1990 to present1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Arbitration AssociationMediator Ethics2009