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Bar Admissions

Minnesota
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota

Leadership & Community

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law: Adjunct Professor, Wills & Trusts Skills
  • YWCA Circle of Women: Committee Member 2014-present
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Women Presidents' Organization: Minnesota Chapter
  • Minnesota Wills for Heroes Program, Minnesota State Bar Association: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • ABA Death Penalty Representation Project: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • TeamWomenMN: Young Professionals Board Member 2015-2018
  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra: former Governing Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Overview

Diana Marianetti works with clients in all stages of life to plan for both the expected and the unexpected when it comes to estates and business succession. Whether assisting a young family to create their first estate plan upon the birth of a child, planning an exit from a family-owned business, or helping resolve a dispute upon the death of a family member—Diana helps clients think through the key considerations, define priorities, and accomplish their goals. She particularly enjoys helping young families and women business owners, who so often neglect this critical aspect of their success. Diana also regularly works with families of persons with special needs to plan for the future with supplemental needs trusts and special needs trusts.

As a member of both Maslon's Estate Planning Group and Maslon's Trust & Estate Litigation Group, Diana offers clients a unique perspective across a broad spectrum of needs. She is highly skilled at creating comprehensive estate plans that minimize the risk of future disputes as well as in advising clients on issues regarding fiduciary duties, trusts, and probate when litigation simply cannot be avoided.

Diana also takes an active role in advancing her profession, the marketplace, and the community. Since 2014, she has served as an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law, teaching a "Wills & Trusts Skills" course. Diana also frequently presents on key topics in estate planning to members of the profession, clients, and the broader business community, and she regularly serves as a pro bono volunteer to provide legal services to those who otherwise might not have access. She is an active member of Women President's Organization, a non-profit membership organization for women presidents, CEOs, and managing directors of privately held, multimillion-dollar companies.

Honors

Light of Justice Award, Texas Defender Service, 2018

2018 TeamWomenMN Wavemakers Awards Finalist, Unchartered Territory category

Recognized on Minnesota Rising Stars list as part of the Super Lawyers® selection process, 2018-2019 (Minnesota Rising Stars is a designation given to only 2.5 percent of Minnesota attorneys each year, based on a selection process that includes the recommendation of peers in the legal profession.)

Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota® list, 2019 (The annual edition of the Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota list features attorneys who received the highest point totals in the previous year's Minnesota Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars balloting, research, and blue ribbon review process.)

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

Up & Coming AttorneyMinnesota Lawyer, 2016

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