Diana N. Cherry

Family Law

Diana N. Cherry

Family Law



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Diana Cherry has been a resident of Springfield since 1977. She was admitted to the bar in 1976, and subsequently admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Before coming to our firm, Ms. Cherry served as Assistant Defender in the Office of the State Appellate Defender. Ms. Cherry began as an associate in our firm in 1986. She was named partner in 1993.

Ms. Cherry’s primary area of practice is in family law, but she also handles criminal cases, personal injury and other civil matters, at both the trial and appellate levels. Her experience in family law includes complex financial matters and custody disputes. She has handled over one hundred appellate cases, in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Appellate Districts of Illinois, the Supreme Court of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is a past president of the Lincoln Douglas Inn of Court and the Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association. She is also a member of the Sangamon County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.