Jhette J. Diamond is Of Counsel to the Pride Law Firm. She joined the Firm during her second year of law school and graduated with her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Coming from a background in public interest, Ms. Diamond welcomed the opportunity to join the Firm’s pursuit of victims’ rights. Since joining the team in 2016, Ms. Diamond has demonstrated the ability to excel in all aspects of case management and litigation, working on cases of personal injury, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination. During law school, Ms. Diamond also gained diverse experience in Child Advocacy, Special Education, and Disability, earning a CALI Award in Child Rights & Remedies and a JD Concentration in Child Rights.

Throughout her education, Ms. Diamond traveled regularly and lived abroad. In 2012, Ms. Diamond moved to Australia where she lived and worked for two years in the legal field. She also made time to explore Australia, New Zealand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. In the summer of 2015, Ms. Diamond went abroad again to work for Amnesty International in London as a Law & Policy Intern. True to form, she also backpacked throughout the UK, Spain, France, and Holland during her time in Europe.

In her spare time, Ms. Diamond advocates for children, speaking about issues affecting youth and families in her home state of New Mexico. Most notably, Ms. Diamond helped lobby the New Mexico Legislature in 2010 for passage of a new law guaranteeing minors the right to medical care in the absence of their parents. In October 2017, Ms. Diamond was also invited to speak at UNM Law School about issues effecting emancipated minors. In all, it’s clear that Ms. Diamond is passionate about her work, and she looks forward to her future helping as many clients as she can.

 

Affiliations:

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • USD Advocates for Children and Educate (ACE)
  • Daniel’s Fund Scholar