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D. Robert Dieringer is an attorney with the San Diego Elder Law Center. He is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, and received his BA from Colgate University, cum laude. 

Robert's professional memberships include the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Legal Information Network of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association, and the Elder Law and the Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate sections of the San Diego County Bar Association. He is also the 2014 co-chair of the Elder Law section of the San Diego County Bar Association. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Elder Law: 50%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 15%
  4. Probate: 15%

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  • Paul Davis Schlegel

    Mr. Donald Robert Dieringer is an excellent, highly dedicated advocate who achieves top results for his clients. He goes the extra mile to understand his clients' goals and to help individuals and families prepare for and deal with difficult circumstances. Rob's caring approach, his professionalism, and his understanding of the law help set him apart from his peers. I endorse Mr. Dieringer.


    Paul Schlegel Corporate and incorporation Attorney
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  • Christopher Patrick Hickey

    Mr. Dieringer is a talented attorney and incredibly knowledgeable in his practice areas. I am extremely confident referring clients to Robert as I know they are in good hands. Don't hesitate to call Mr. Dieringer.


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Contact info

San Diego Elder Law Center

4364 Bonita Rd Unit 461
San Diego, CA, 91902


ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice201008/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneySan Diego Elder Law Center2012 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, Legal Information NetworkMember2012 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2012 - Present
San Diego County Bar Association, Elder Law SectionCo-chair2012 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Colgate UniversitySpanish, Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Diego County Bar Association, Continuing Legal EducationThe Affordable Care Act2014
Probate Attorneys of San Diego, Court Appointed Attorney TrainingEnforcing the Acceptance of Certifications of Trust and Powers of Attorney2014
National Business Institute, Continuing Legal EducationMedi-Cal Update 20142014
San Diego County Bar Association, Continuing Legal EducationTop Ten Elder Law and Medi-Cal Planning Tips2013