Meet Diane Danois

A Personal Note


Diane Danois is an attorney at Layser Freiwald, P.C., a nationally-recognized law firm with its corporate office located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The firm represents clients, who have been catastrophically injured in complex cases involving science, medicine and law.

As an experienced trial attorney, certified family law mediator, qualified parenting coordinator, author and divorce coach, Diane Danois offers unique consultative strategic guidance and planning to her clients.  Trained in Family Law Mediation, Diane is experienced in helping those who seek to avoid the stress and expenses associated with traditional adversarial divorce.  Diane is an advisor, who can help you resolve your issues in an informed, relaxed manner, and will help you and your family move on with your lives.  As a Divorce Coach, Diane also brings her own personal experiences to this process and will help you focus not only on the emotional side of the issues, but on helping you find the appropriate resolution to your issues.  She has personally observed how divorce and post-divorce issues can destroy the family unit, and will work with you to avoid the many issues that can arise by dealing with them with insightful and practical suggestions on how resolve them.

The end of a marriage is often an overwhelming, emotional, and sometimes paralyzing experience. Worse, it can be financially debilitating, with long-term effects. Having personally experienced the tragedies associated with divorce and post-divorce disputes, Diane can focus you on achieving your end-goals, without bankrupting you with legal costs and expenses.

Diane also has experience and an expertise in obtaining and analyzing mobile Cell Tower Location phone records, identifying the specific location of an individual over significant periods of time, and creating demonstrative courtroom exhibits for use at trial.  These records have been used successfully by family lawyers in cohabitation/supportive relationship cases.  The courts have found that these objective records (complementary to traditional surveillance) are highly persuasive as scientific and incontrovertible.

Diane is also a nationally-recognized lecturer and has authored numerous continuing legal education seminars regarding the use of technology and advanced medical analysis in creating demonstrative evidence to enhance settlement value. In addition to other community activities, Diane is also a former co-chair of the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate’s Race for the Cure event, former President of the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Board of Directors, and is currently a Board Member of the Susan G. Komen Miami/Fort Lauderdale Affiliate.  Diane received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree from The George Washington University and her graduate Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University School of Law.

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