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DIANNA LYNNE ALBINI, ESQ. is a registered Million Dollar Trial Lawyer™. This award honors lawyers who achieved a trial verdict, arbitration award or settlement of $1 million or more.
I am a California licensed attorney, retired California Administrative Law Judge, and University Business Administration Faculty. I am the owner of the Albini Law Group and Consultant Attorney for the Johnston Law Group. Prior to my appointment by Governor Schwarzenegger as a State of California Administrative Law Judge, I spent approximately 25 years of my legal career advocating and protecting thousands of consumers harmed by the fault of others. I have vast knowledge and experience in civil litigation and trial practice and has litigated cases on behalf of her California clients in 54 of the 58 counties in California, as well as, the States of Arkansas, Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of lawyers recognizes me as an AV Preeminent® rated attorney. I have also recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, by the Super Lawyers publication, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
I have extensively written and lectured on all phases of civil litigation and trial practice. She served as a member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and was the chair of the Diversity, Community Involvement, Women’s Caucus, and Carlene Caldwell Scholarship Committees.
SELECTED AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
• Northern California Super Lawyer (8X)
• Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (10X)
• State of California, OAH, Superior Accomplishment Award
• Superior Court of California Certificate of Appreciation
• Willie Mays / Hunter Point Boys and Girls Club Coach of the Year
• California Trial Lawyers Million Dollar Verdict Club
• San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee (2X)
I attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, and received a Juris Doctorate degree in 1990. As an undergraduate, she attended the University of San Francisco (USF) as a scholar-athlete, where I was the third woman in USF’s history to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. I was also recognized as 1 of 75 Greatest Athletic Legends to attend the University of San Francisco along with Bill Cartwright, Bill Russell, and K.C. Jones.