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Diane E. Metzger, Attorney

Diane E. Metzger

 

 

Diane E. Metzger serves clients in the areas of Immigration Law, Employment Law, and Commercial Litigation. Her practice includes assisting employers in the preparation and filing of H-1B, L-1, TN, J-1 and other nonimmigrant visas, applications for employment-based Permanent Residency, Consular Processing, and representing corporate clients with I-9 and E-Verify compliance issues. Diane also assists employers in the preparation of employee handbooks and other employment policies, and defends employers against claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other violations of federal and state laws. Diane is frequently asked to speak to local organizations on the topics of immigration and employment law.

Before joining Lowenbaum Law, Diane represented corporate clients in mortgage-related litigation, general litigation, and bankruptcy cases as a Law Clerk and Associate Attorney at Millsap & Singer, P.C.

Diane graduated with honors from Saint Louis University School of Law, where she also received her Certificate in International/Comparative Law.

Education

Saint Louis University, Executive Masters in International Business, summa cum laude, MIB

Saint Louis University School of Law, cum laude, J.D.

Saint Louis University, summa cum laude, B.S. B.A.


Bar and Court Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Outside the Office

Having focused her undergraduate studies in International Business and French, Diane’s favorite quote is from Voltaire’s Candide: “Il faut cultiver son proper jardin,” or “You must cultivate your own garden.” Not surprisingly, Paris followed by Munich, ranks as the place she would most like to live (behind St. Louis of course!).

When it comes to sports, Diane is an athlete as well as a fan. She enjoys ice hockey from both sides of the boards, whether cheering on the St. Louis Blues or playing for a women’s ice hockey team. Her favorite player is former Blues star Keith Tkachuk. She loves dogs and horses. And if she weren’t an attorney, Diane would spend her time working to strengthen animal cruelty prevention laws and volunteering for organizations assisting children with disabilities.