Diana Magazine Schobel


47 East All Saints Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701

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Diana Magazine Schobel has practiced law for more than 23 years, representing business and individuals in state, federal and administrative venues.  Her practice areas include civil litigation, contract negotiation and drafting, employment law, business formation, administrative agency actions, state and federal court appeals, debt collection and defense, landlord and tenant matters, and family law and divorce.  Diana is also a certified to conduct mediation both privately and by appointment through the Circuit Court for Frederick County, Maryland and is a member of the Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence (MPME).  In addition, Diana serves by court appointment to represent children in contested custody cases as a Best Interest Attorney and a Child Advocate.  Diana is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Frederick County Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.  She also has been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.

Diana was raised in Norfolk, Virginia, where her father served in the United States Navy.  The first in her family to graduate college, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Virginia in 1993 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1996.  She graduated from law school with academic honor, and served as an associate editor for the Maryland Law Review.  Her article, The Application of  the Cap on Non-Economic Damages to Wrongful Death Actions, 54 MARYLAND LAW REVIEW 914 (1995), was cited by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in Green v. N.B.S., Inc., 180 Md. App. 639 (2008) and Cole v. Sullivan, 110 Md. App. 79 (1996).  Her other publications include Attorney Advertising and the First Amendment, 11 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FAMILY LAW 249 (Winter 1997) and Strengthening the System: The Omnibus Child Support Act of 1994, 54 MARYLAND LAW REVIEW 904 (1995).  During law school, Diana interned for the Honorable Benson E. Legg, Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

Diana entered into private practice following law school, where she handled cases involving complex civil litigation, including litigation against state and county governments, administrative agency proceedings, land use, commercial and business matters, employment disputes, state and federal court appeals, contracts and family law.  Her work has included representing and advising a Maryland municipality on a variety of matters, drafting proposed ordinances and prosecuting municipal infractions.  

Diana lives in Frederick with her husband and two daughters and serves on the Board of Trustees for Beth Sholom Congregation.