Diana Guido Bicksler, Esq.

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Prior to her career as a legal recruiter, Diana was an experienced commercial litigator of fourteen years duration. Her areas of specialty were in real estate with a specialty in common interest developments. As an associate in her early career, Diana represented businesses in product liability matters and employment litigation.  Later, she represented developers and general contractors in large construction defect matters. In 1989 she joined the East Bay firm of Berding & Weil representing large residential and commercial building owners, municipalities and other clients in real property, construction defect, land use and real estate-based legal matters. Diana also assisted property managers with employment and labor counseling. As a former partner of Berding & Weil, Diana headed a litigation team of associates, paralegals and staff.

Her career as a legal recruiter began in 1995 as the Executive Director of a San Francisco legal recruiting firm where she was responsible for all recruiting, interviewing, placement and client consultation for the placement of attorneys and paralegals. She then co-founded Cushing Bicksler Group in 1997. She received her JD from Golden Gate U. School of Law, her MA in Legal Studies from USF,  and her BA in Sociology and English from the University of CA at Berkeley. Diana is a member of the CA State Bar and the Contra Costa County Bar Asso.  Diana’s other interests include her Equine Law practice, DGB EQUINE LAW, where she helps those in the equine community with contracts, releases, corporate work and mediation.   She is an active dressage rider with her 2 horses, Savannah Blue and Magico de Fraile.  Diana has volunteered  for many organizations including Lindsey Wildlife Hospital, California Dressge Society where she is an active Board member and Xenophon Therapeutic Riding School.