Diane Johnsen


 • B.A., University of Arizona (1975) (summa cum laude).

 • J.D., Stanford University (1982).

 • Associate editor, Stanford Law Review.

Professional Experience

 • Private practice, Munger Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles (1983-1985). General commercial litigation.

 • Private practice, Osborn Maledon in Phoenix (1985-2006). General commercial litigation

    practice, including complex litigation, environmental law, insurance coverage, commercial torts and

    media law.

 • Appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2006.


Public Service

 • Law clerk to the Hon. Judge Ben C. Duniway, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1982-1983.

 • Judge Pro Tempore, Maricopa County Superior Court (1995-2006).

 • Board member Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest (1993-2006).

 • Board member Children’s Action Alliance (2004-2006).


Professional Memberships

 • American Bar Association

 • State Bar of Arizona Court of Appeals

 • Maricopa County Bar Association

 • Arizona Women Lawyer’s Association