March 25, 2009

Diana L. Telfer


Salt Lake City Office

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Utah (2005)

Diana L. Telfer

Ms. Telfer is an attorney, private guardian ad litem, and family law mediator whose practice primarily focuses on child custody issues, high conflict divorce, domestic violence, and juvenile law.


  • 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)


  • 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)

Speaking Engagements

  • "Preparing for a Positive Divorce", Canyon School District Community Education and Granite Peak Community Education (2012)
  • "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)


In Re T.M.: Who Protects the Indigent Parents?, 6 J. L. & Fam. Stud. 161 (2004).

Awards and Honors

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, Rising Star in 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)

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Pro Bono Activities