Diane M. Wanger
Experience and Wisdom
For over 33 years, Diane M. Wanger has experience in all facets of family law, earning a well-deserved reputation for excellence in the Tarrant County family court system. She is board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Obtaining her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Texas Tech University, Diane has been a successful lawyer since 1983, with an impressive list of advanced training, certifications, instructing positions, speaking engagements and various other distinctions throughout her career.
Diane is a highly trained expert in Collaborative Divorce and has served as a Tarrant County Collaborative Law Training Course Director in 2001, 2004, 2006 and 2009. Collaborative law is a process in which parties agree to settle their case in a legally binding process outside the family law court system.
She is also experienced with out-of-court Mediation and is a graduate of Harvard University's Negotiation Insight Initiative Mediation Training program. Many cases are settled successfully using this process in which parties meet to settle their case with a mediator conducting negotiations.
In cases where the best resolution is litigation, Diane brings her experience and know-how into the courtroom as a skilled and respected trial lawyer. She is a respected fixture in the Tarrant County family law courts and in her working career served as a substitute associate judge in Tarrant County's 322nd and 360th District Family Law Courts. She also served on the State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee on Lawyer Discipline for 12 years over her professional career.
Diane is affiliated with the Collaborative Lawyers of Tarrant County, the Northeast Association of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Divorce Texas, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Tarrant County Family Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas/Family Bar Section and the Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association.
Diane was chosen a Fort Worth Magazine 2007, 2009-2016 Top Family Law Attorney.
Diane enjoys rock climbing, yoga, kayaking, generally being outdoors, foreign movies and travel.