Diana S. Friedman - Goranson Bain, PLLC

Diana S. Friedman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 214-373-7676

“I’m delighted to be joining my practice with a firm that shares my values of helping clients emerge from family law problems better off than when they started.” — Diana S. Friedman

A highly respected attorney who was named Lawyer of the Year in Family Law, Dallas/Ft. Worth by The Best Lawyers in America 2016, Diana S. Friedman has joined her family law practice with that of GoransonBain’s. Diana shares the core values of GoransonBain in helping clients make the difficult transition through family law problems in the best way possible.

Diana recognizes that divorce and other family law issues are very personal experiences, so she strives to build comfortable, trusting relationships with her clients. She works with clients to establish goals for their cases, giving them the benefit of her experience in weighing the pros and cons of different courses of action. She advocates tenaciously for her clients both in and outside of the courtroom.  Diana thrives on the connections she makes with clients and the opportunity to provide assistance that really matters in clients’ day-to-day lives as well as their long-term futures.

With an undergraduate degree in business and a background in a family business, Diana excels in cases that involve complex property issues. She brings a cutting-edge knowledge of the law to her clients, and utilizes her creativity in effectively resolving challenging and difficult cases.

Diana is also passionate about working on legislation that will improve divorce laws. She is co-chair of a family law section Legislative Committee that recently secured passage of a bill establishing qualifications for court-appointed child custody evaluators. She believes that working on the front lines of divorce law and being aware of trends helps her better inform her clients and explain the law to them.

Diana has been widely recognized for her expertise in family law. She has been honored as one of the Dallas 500—The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth 2016. In addition, she has been named to The Best Lawyers in America—2010-2016, and to D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas—2013, 2015 and 2016, among other recognitions. Diana has written numerous articles on family law topics, and she speaks frequently throughout Texas. She and her husband of 26 years enjoy hiking, traveling, and wine.

Additional Information

Areas of Practice
  • Marriage & Prenuptials
  • Alimony
  • Family Law
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Child Support
Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 1991
Texas Family Law FoundationFamily Law Council State Bar of TexasTexas Academy of Family Law SpecialistAmerican Academy of Matrimonial LawyersState Bar of Texas – Family Law SectionAdvanced Family Law CourseTexas Association of Family Law Specialists Trial InstituteNew Frontiers in Marital Property LawLegislative CommitteeDallas County Bar Association – State Bar of TexasDistrict 6-A Grievance Committee

Office Location

8350 North Central Expressway, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75206
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area
Diana S. Friedman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Female