Diana Cohn

Diana Cohn

Cohn Slater, P.A.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence...
  • Florida
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Summary

Diana Cohn, a partner at Cohn Slater, is a civil litigator and child advocate with experience in family law and public sector matters. While serving as Managing Attorney at Children’s Legal Services, she represented the State of Florida in protecting the health and safety of children and the integrity of families. Cohn led the active litigation and prosecution of several hundred legal cases each year. She represented the best interests of Florida’s children in Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Franklin, and Liberty counties.

Attorney Cohn developed Leon County’s Early Childhood Court program. She partnered with the judiciary, community partners and opposing counsel to expedite the timely resolution of ECC cases, crafting statewide best practices along the way.

In honor of her service to Florida’s families, Cohn has received several of the state’s top family law accolades, including the Children’s Home Society of Florida Family Champion Award and the DCF Excellence in Child Welfare Award. She was also named a Women of Distinction Award finalist by the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle.

Attorney Cohn’s public sector law experience involved collaboration with the leadership of many state government agencies, including the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF), Florida Department of Health (DOH), and Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and community partners to overcome challenges and formulate strategies that achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for all parties.

Prior to Children’s Legal Services, she represented clients in family law, civil law, and immigration cases at the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC). She worked collaboratively on family law issues with social workers, medical professionals, and community-based advocates. Cohn also served as judicial clerk of the Family Law Division in Florida’s Eighth Judicial Circuit, supporting the Honorable Judge Mary Day Coker in family law cases.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Cohn Slater, P.A.
- Current
Managing Attorney
Children’s Legal Services
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Attorney
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC)
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Judicial Clerk
Florida's Eighth Judicial Court, Family Law Division
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Legal Clerk
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue & McLain, P.A.
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Education
University of Florida
J.D. (2011)
Florida Atlantic University
B.S. (2008) | Psychology
Awards
Women of Distinction Award Finalist
Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle
The Women of Distinction awards honor women who truly demonstrate their commitment to the community.
Litigation Champion
Children’s Legal Services
Excellence in Child Welfare Award
Florida Department of Children and Families
Inaugural award presented at the 2014 DCF Child Protection Summit
Family Champion Award
Children’s Home Society of Florida
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar # 0092816
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Protecting Children of Domestic Violence Victims Under Criminal No-Contact Orders
AEQUITAS: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cohn Slater
Social Media
Contact & Map
Cohn Slater, P.A.
336 E College Ave
Ste 300
Tallahassee, FL 32301
USA
Telephone: (850) 765-0810