In 2015, Diana Usten earned her law degree from the prestigious Pace University School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Usten distinguished herself in the immigration externship clinic, where she made a significant impact by advocating for underprivileged populations facing religious and political persecution. She specialized in defending clients seeking asylum and withholding cases, as well as assisting immigrant women, children, and abuse victims seeking cancellation of removal.
Following her graduation, Ms. Usten embarked on a successful legal career, refining her skills at several mid-sized plaintiff's firms located in the vibrant city of New York. Her practice primarily focused on personal injury, PIP/No-fault defense, and cases involving motor vehicle and premise liability. She represented a diverse range of clients, including doctors, medical providers, and rehabilitation centers, effectively defending them against insurance carriers.
In addition to her expertise in personal injury law, Ms. Usten possesses considerable knowledge in workers compensation law. She dedicated herself to representing employees injured on the job, with a particular focus on providing legal assistance to corrections officers and transit employees in mediations and trials.
Ms. Usten's dedication to her profession led to her admission to practice law in both New York and Florida, demonstrating her commitment to serving clients in multiple states.
J.D., Pace University School of Law, 2015