Diana Cohn

Diana Cohn

Cohn Slater, P.A.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • Florida
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Diana Cohn, a partner at Cohn Slater, is a civil litigator and child advocate with extensive experience in family law and divorce cases. In honor of her service to Florida’s families, Cohn has received several of the state’s top family law accolades, including the Children’s Home Society of Florida Family Champion Award and the Excellence in Child Welfare Award. She was also named a Women of Distinction Award finalist by the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle.

While serving as Managing Attorney at Children’s Legal Services, Attorney Cohn led the active litigation and prosecution of several hundred legal cases each year. On behalf of the State of Florida, she represented the best interests of Florida’s children in Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Franklin, and Liberty counties, protecting their health and safety, and the integrity of families.

Attorney Cohn developed Leon County’s Early Childhood Court program. She partnered with the judiciary, community partners and opposing counsel to expedite the timely resolution of ECC cases, crafting statewide best practices along the way.

Prior to Children’s Legal Services, she represented clients in family law, civil law, and immigration cases at the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC). She worked collaboratively on family law issues with social workers, medical professionals, and community-based advocates. Cohn also served as judicial clerk of the Family Law Division in Florida’s Eighth Judicial Circuit, supporting the Honorable Judge Mary Day Coker in family law cases.

University of Florida
J.D. (2011)
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Florida Atlantic University
B.S. (2008) | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Cohn Slater, P.A.
- Current
Managing Attorney
Children’s Legal Services
Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic (IPVAC)
Judicial Clerk
Florida's Eighth Judicial Court, Family Law Division
Legal Clerk
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue & McLain, P.A.
Articles & Publications
Protecting Children of Domestic Violence Victims Under Criminal No-Contact Orders
AEQUITAS: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women
Women of Distinction Award Finalist
Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandle
The Women of Distinction awards honor women who truly demonstrate their commitment to the community.
Litigation Champion
Children’s Legal Services
Excellence in Child Welfare Award
Florida Department of Children and Families
Inaugural award presented at the 2014 DCF Child Protection Summit
Family Champion Award
Children’s Home Society of Florida
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0092816
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Juvenile Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Cohn Slater
Contact & Map
Cohn Slater, P.A.
3689 Coolidge Court
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Telephone: (850) 765-0810
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Our law firm's office is conveniently located in southeast Tallahassee (Southwood neighborhood), near the intersection of Capital Circle SE and Blair Stone Rd.