Diane Hitzemann

Pennsylvania Collaborative Practice

25 Scenic Mountain Road
New Ringgold, Pennsylvania 17960
United States
Office Phone: 5706409848
Member since 2005
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

As co-founder of Pennsylvania Collaborative Practice (PaCP), I am actively involved in surfacing 'like-minded' practitioners in Pennsylvania and educating the public about choices in resolving legal disputes. My professonal commitment is to work with other practitioners who share my practice philosophy to provide expanded use of nonadversarial process choices in dispute resolution for families in conflict.

Area(s) of Practice: Mediation, Collaborative Practice, Family Law
License(s): PA MN U.S. District Court Middle District of PA

Professional Activities

-PA Berks County Court of Common Pleas Custody Mediator -PA Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas Custody Conciliation & Hearing Officer -Pennsylvania Bar Association: member of Family Section, ADR Committee and Collaborative Law Committee -Member of PA Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on ADR -PA Schuylkill County Bar Association: member of Family Rules Committee

Undergraduate Education

St Olaf College, 1971

Professional Education

Mitchell Hamline College of Law, 1985


I am committed to our PaCP stated mission to 'Promote and Practice Non-adversarial Strategies to Resolve Disputes in a Respectful, Fair and Equitable Manner.' My private practice is limited to resolving disputes outside the courtroom through mediation and collaborative practice, where I focus primarily on disputes between family members.