Diana Fitzpatrick

Diana Fitzpatrick is a Legal Editor at Nolo specializing in small business, tax, and nonprofit law. She is a graduate of Barnard College and New York University School of Law. 

Early career. Diana started her career in New York City where she lived and worked before moving to the Bay Area in 1990. Her first job after law school was as an associate at the New York law firm of Wilkie, Farr & Gallagher, where she worked in the corporate and securities department. After moving to San Francisco, she worked at the San Francisco City Attorney's Office as a deputy city attorney in the bond department. 

Nolo. Diana joined Nolo in 2003 after taking a few years off work to be at home with her two young children. She was drawn to Nolo with its mission to help people navigate the law and figure out solutions to their problems or answers to their questions. She continues to enjoy making legal information more accessible to all and working with some of Nolo’s long-time writers on the business, nonprofit, and tax books.

Other pursuits. In addition to her work at Nolo, Diana serves as President of the Western States Endurance Run Foundation and is a volunteer coach at San Quentin State Prison and a Marin County high school.