Dianne M. Hansen is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). She received her B.A. degree from Avila College in Kansas City, Missouri in 1989 and received her Juris Doctorate with distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1992. She has been of counsel to Ozarks Elder Law Office (formerly Zerrer Elder Law) since 2006, where she concentrates her practice solely on elder law and eldercare issues.
Dianne is a former trial lawyer with Armstrong Teasdale and is a recipient of the W. Oliver Rasch Award from the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Missouri Bar. She also received the Member of the Year Award from the Missouri Chapter of NAELA. She is a past member of the Board of Directors for Missouri-NAELA, as well as Vice-Chair of the Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee. She has been a frequent speaker on elder law topics to the legal community and general public. She is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri, Kansas and Arizona.