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Diana Mercer

Director and Career Development Counselor

Diana Mercer
Diana Mercer

Diana graduated from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2002. She was  a member of the Loyola Law Review and a William Crowe Scholar.  Her casenote "Preserving Continuity and Fairness: The Louisiana Supreme Court Limits Deviation from Child Support Guidelines" was published in the Spring 2001 (47 Loy. L. Rev. 885 (2001)).  After law school, Diana worked as an Associate Attorney at the law firms of Jones Walker and Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan LLC, and then as a Staff Attorney with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  She returned to Loyola in 2012 as a Career Advisor in the Career Development Office. She was appointed Director of the Career Development Office in May 2015. In addition to her work at Loyola, Diana is a Board Member of the New Orleans Federal Bar Association and of the New Orleans Citizens Diplomacy Council. She is also a Louisiana Bar Foundation Fellow and a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Association of Women Attorneys and the National Association for Law Placement (NALP). 

Before law school, Diana obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology, both from Georgia State University, and worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor and Individual Counseling Therapist at Family Service of Greater New Orleans.  

Degrees

J.D. Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 2002 | M.S. Georgia State University, 1997 | B.A. Georgia State University, 1994