Attorney Dianna L. Albini is an experienced trial attorney with a record of million dollar jury verdicts. Ms. Albini has vast knowledge and extensive experience in civil litigation. She has represented thousands of individuals harmed by others and litigated cases throughout California and nationwide on a pro hac vice basis. Ms. Albini has also served as a California Administrative Law Judge. She retired from that position and joined the Johnston Law Group. Ms. Albini is a member of the California State Bar.
Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of lawyers recognizes her as an AV Preeminent® rated attorney. This is the highest possible rating an attorney can receive, indicating preeminent levels of professionalism and the utmost ethical standards. She is also recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, by the Super Lawyers publication, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Ms. Albini has extensively written and lectured on all phases of civil litigation and trial practice. She served as a member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and was the chair of the Diversity, Community Involvement, Women’s Caucus and Carlene Caldwell Scholarship Committees.
Selected Awards and Recognition
- Northern California Super Lawyer (8X)
- Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (10X)
- State of California, OAH, Superior Accomplishment Award
- Superior Court of California Certificate of Appreciation
- Willie Mays / Hunter Point Boys and Girls Club Coach of the Year
- California Trial Lawyers Million Dollar Verdict Club
- San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year Nominee (2X)
Ms. Albini attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California where she received her Juris Doctorate degree in 1990. As an undergraduate, she attended the University of San Francisco (USF) as a scholar athlete, where she was the third woman in USF’s history to be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. Ms. Albini is also recognized as 1 of 75 Greatest Athletic Legends to attend the University of San Francisco along with Bill Cartwright, Bill Russell and K.C. Jones.