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Attorney Diane Zelmer Joins Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel as a Partner

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 1, 2015) ---- Attorney Diane J. Zelmer has joined the Coral Gables-based law firm of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel as a partner. She will be based at the firm’s office in Plantation, Fla., and will focus on construction law.

Prior to joining the firm, Zelmer served as the in-house corporate counsel for a national telecommunications company, and she also has a great deal of private practice experience with a large Florida law firm and a mid-size construction litigation firm. She has focused on representing sureties, owners, and public and private contractors in both trial and appellate proceedings involving construction lien claims, contractual disputes, defects, time delays, change orders, and other matters. She earned board certification in construction law by The Florida Bar in 2013, and she received her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2006 and her B.S., with summa cum laude honors, from Florida Atlantic University in 2003.

“Our firm has been known and respected for our work and experience in construction law matters since our inception in 1977,” said founding partner Steven Siegfried. “Diane Zelmer brings a great deal of invaluable construction law experience to bear for our firm, and with her addition we now have five partners who are board certified construction law specialists, which is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience in an area of practice. Board certified Florida Bar members are the only Florida attorneys who are allowed to identify themselves as experts and specialists, and there are less than 350 attorneys who are board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar.”

Founded in 1977, Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel, P.A. focuses on all aspects of community association matters, construction law, real estate, and corporate law. The firm maintains offices in Coral Gables, Plantation and West Palm Beach, Florida. It provides representation to a diverse client base throughout Florida and the nation, including more than 800 homeowners and condominium community associations.

Additional information on the law firm is available at or by calling (305) 442-3334 or toll-free at 1-800-737-1390.