Diana L. Telfer
Director and Shareholder
PHONE801.322.2516
FAX801.521.6280
Diana L. Telfer, Clyde Snow Attorneys At Law

Bar Admissions

Utah (2005) 

TWITTER

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Ms. Telfer focuses her practice on representing individuals and commercial clients in all aspects of family law matters, estate planning, and business and commercial law including entity formation, business planning, and general business and commercial transactions. Her experience in the legal and corporate sectors provides her a unique perspective to assist clients in determining the appropriate level of legal protections they and their businesses need. Ms. Telfer is on Twitter and regularly posts on various topics involving divorce, women, and small business issues at @UTDivorce.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Utah College of Law (2005) Junior Staff Member, Journal of Law & Family Studies (2003 – 04)
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Brigham Young University (1988)

Experience

  • Attorney/Owner, Telfer Law Office, L.L.C. (2007 – 09)
  • Attorney, Office of the Guardian ad Litem, Third District Court (2006 – 07)
  • Law Clerk/Attorney, Konrad S. Lee, P.C. (2005)
  • Intern, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake City (2005)
  • Law Clerk, Utah Attorney General's Office, Children's Justice Division (2004–05)
  • Law Clinic Program Developer, S.J. Quinney College of Law with Lokken & Associates (2003 – 04)
  • Director of Legal Affairs, PowerQuest, Inc., (2000 - 2002)

  • Contract Manager, Ancestry.com, Inc. (1999 - 2000)
  • Contract Manager, Novell, Inc. (1996 - 1999)

Speaking Engagements

  • "Advanced Discovery and Evidence Issues in Divorce, " National Business Institute (June 9, 2016)
  • "Obtaining and Evaluating Financial Information," Family Law Practice for Paralegals (August 14, 2015)
  • "Custody and Family Law Issues in Utah," S.J. Quinney College of Law, Family law course (March 2015)
  • Moderator, "Guardianship Issues in Divorce," ABA Family Law Section meeting (October 2013)
  • "Civility and Collaborative Law," Utah Bar Annual Family Law Seminar (May 2013)
  • "Preparing for a Positive Divorce," Canyon School District Community Education and Granite Peak Community Education (2012 - present)
  • "The Benefits of Collaborative Divorce," 13th Annual Conference on Critical Issues Facing Children & Adolescents (2009)
  • "Protective Orders and Visitation Issues," Utah Child Care Development Institute (2007)
  • "Exploring the World of Contract Work," Utah State Bar Fall Forum (2007)

Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Utah Business Magazine, Legal Elite, Family Law (2015 - 2017)
  • BV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Family Law (2010, 2012)
  • John Farr and Ann Clayson Larson Scholarship in Family and Juvenile Law (2004)
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society Scholarship (2004)
  • CALI (Outstanding Student) Award in Legal Methods (2002)
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Methods (2004 – 05)
  • Junior Staff Member, Journal of Law & Family Studies (2003 – 04)
  • Women's Law Caucus President (2003 – 04)

Professional Affiliations

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer attorney, LOVs LTD/Legal Aid Clinic
  • Volunteer attorney, Utah State Bar pro bono program