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Diane L. Hernandez Shareholder

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Diane Hernandez concentrates her practice in the area of employment and immigration law. While in law school she served as Editor in Chief of the Tulsa Law Review and as Vice President of the Latino Law Students Association. She was awarded the Oklahoma Bar Association Outstanding Law Student Award for 2013 and the ALI CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award for 2014. She is a member of the Order of the Curule Chair and the Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. 


  • Baylor University (B.A. in Foreign Service/Political Science)
  • Baylor University (M.S. in Master of Environmental Studies)
  • University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D., with highest honors, 2014)


  • Oklahoma - 2014
  • Colorado - 2018
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review
Legal Experience
  • 2016-Present Hall Estill
  • 2015-2016, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Law Clerk for the Honorable Wiley Y. Daniel 
  • 2014-2015 Hall Estill
  • 2014 Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Legal Extern
  • 2013 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Legal Extern for the Honorable Paul Cleary, Magistrate Judge
Community Involvement
  • Multicultural Engagement Ambassador, Board of Directors for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a part of the American Cancer Society Colorado
  • Denver Over the Edge, Member, Volunteer Team
Professional Involvement
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, National Organization
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Colorado Chapter, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • Member, Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
Teaching/Lecture Experience
  • Panelist, TiE Denver International Pitch Competition, "Employment 2020: Global Advantages Applied to Colorado Companies," September 2019
  • Presenter, 16th Annual Student Research Colloquium, University of Tulsa (2013), Foreign Nationals on Death Row in America and Consular Notification Compliance Under the Vienna Convention