Diane Weinberg is an Elder Law Attorney and the founding member of Weinberg Elder Law, LLC (WEL), the firm she formed to help families resolve disputes that often impact seniors and individuals with disabilities. Before starting her solo practice, Diane served as of counsel with Morgan & DiSalvo, P.C., where her practice focused on the areas of Elder Law, Long-Term Care (VA and Medicaid) Planning, and Guardianships and Conservatorships.
Before entering the field of Elder Law, Diane spent almost a decade in the litigation field, first as a litigation paralegal with Kohn, Nast & Graf in Philadelphia, PA, and then, after law school, as a litigation association with Kilpatrick Stockton’s Atlanta office. Next Diane worked as a Senior Associate with Casey Gilson Leibel, focusing her practice on mass tort litigation under the Federal Employer’s Liability Act and the Railway Labor Act.
Diane earned a B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the Emory University School of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, a Veterans Administration Accredited Attorney, a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, a member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She also a member and the State Ambassador for the Georgia Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Diane is the only private practice attorney in Georgia to have earned certification as an ACT (At Risk Adult Certification Training) offered through the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services. She also serves on an unofficial legislative workgroup of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.
Diane is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney, has an AVVO rating of 10/10 and in 2020 was recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer. Diane also is a frequent local and national speaker on a variety of aspects of guardianships, special needs trusts, and Medicaid planning.
In 2020, Diane ran for the office of Probate Court Judge of Fulton County. Although she was not successful, she remains involved in community matters and is a member of the Buckhead Business Association and the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber of Commerce.
Outside of her law practice, Diane lives in Sandy Springs with her husband, Mike, their three sons, and her rescue dog, Cindy Lou. A self-proclaimed yarn-addict, Diane is a member and past treasurer of the Atlanta Knitting Guild, and she is a founding member and current chair of the Stitch N K’vetch group at Congregation Beth Shalom. Diane has served as a Merit Badge Counselor for the Northern Ridge District of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and she has walked multiple half-marathons for Team in Training for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America.