DIANE M. PERRY, P.A.
2400 East Commercial Blvd.
Suite 511
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Tel. (954) 351-2601
Facsimile (954) 351-2605

Attorney

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE July, 1990 to the present

DIANE M. PERRY, P.A., Broward and Palm Beach Counties, FL President/Partner

Areas of legal practice include Divorce and Family Law, Paternity and Child Support, Child Support Enforcement and Civil Litigation. She has extensive experience representing the Department of Revenue (DOR), Child Support Enforcement for the collection, establishment and modification of child support as well as paternity establishment. Ms. Perry has represented numerous parties in contempt and child support proceedings and modification proceedings, in addition to contested relocation matters.

Additional areas of practice are Real Estate transactions, both residential and commercial, issuing title insurance, in addition to drafting real estate contracts and residential and commercial leases as well as handling closings and refinancing of properties. She worked extensively as a realtor in Florida prior to obtaining her law degree.

For the period of 1987-1990, Ms. Perry was employed by Pershes & Schwartz, P. A., formerly Peckar, Abramson & Pershes, in Plantation, FL as a Senior litigation Associate. Her areas of expertise were commercial litigation, family law, real estate transactions, mechanics lien law, surety insurance defense law, and Arbitrations.

From 1979 to 1990, Ms. Perry was licensed as a Realtor/Broker-Salesman; selling and leasing residential and commercial real properties.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Florida Bar, October, 1987
  • Securities Arbitrator for FINRA. and the New York Stock Exchange, 1989 to the present; Guest Speaker /Trainer
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District, 1988; Middle District, 1989
  • Nova-Southeastern University Alumni Association Member Board of Directors 1993 through 2002; President 1999 – 2001
  • Old Republic National Title Insurance Company Issued Through Attorneys’ Title Insurance Services, LLC 1990 to the present
  • Broward County Bar Association – Served on various committees including Lawyer Referral Service; Committee Board Member; Chairperson, Fla. Bar Committee Member – Lawyer Referral
  • Executive Women’s Golf Association, Broward County, Sponsor Chair 2002- 2004, President-Elect 2005, President 2006

EDUCATION

  • Nova Southeastern University, Juris Doctor, 1987
  • Certified Legal Intern, Broward County Public Defender’s Office,

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Freshman Moot Court Competition – First Place
  • Moot Court Society Editor and Business Manager,
  • Moot Court Society Member
  • Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York
  • BFA 1977, Music/Violin; Graduate Work 1977 – 1978
  • S.U.N.Y. of New York, Binghamton, New York
  • Graduate Study, 1978 – 1979

For further information, call her at (954) 351-2601.