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Dianne Martha Nast

Dianne Martha Nast, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1976, United States District Court Pennsylvania 1976, New Jersey 1976, United States District Court New Jersey 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States District Court Arizona 1985.

Background

  • Nast, Dianne Martha was born on January 30, 1948 in Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Henry Daniel and Anastasia (Lovenduski) Nast.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University. Juris Doctor, Rutgers University, 1976.

    Career

    • Director, vice president Kohn, Nast & Graf, Professional Corporation, Philadelphia, 1976-1995, Roda & Nast, Professional Corporation, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, since 1995. Member lawyers advisory committee United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), 1982-1984, chairman, 1983-1984, member committee on revision judicial conference conduct rules, 1982-1984. Member Third Circuit Task Force on Selection of Class Clunsel, 2001-2002mem.

      United States Court Appeals for the 3d Circuit Judicial Conference Permanent Planning Committee, 1983-1990. Board directors 3d Circuit History Society, Philadelphia Public Defense, 1980-1989, Federal Judicial Center Foundation, 1992-2002, chairman 1997-2002. Chairman lawyers advisory committee United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania, 1982-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1976, United States District Court Pennsylvania 1976, New Jersey 1976, United States District Court New Jersey 1976, United States Court Appeals (3d, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits) 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, United States District Court Arizona 1985.

    Membership

    President History Society, 1988-1991. Fellow American Bar Association (council litigation section 1986-1989, co-chairman anti-trust committee litigation section 1984-1986, division director 1990-1991, practical litigation editorial board since 1989, house of deals 1992-1994, member task force state justice initiatives, member task force state of justice system, 1993, member task force long range planning committee 1994), American Law Institute (chair international professionalism committee 1991-1994, civil justice task force 1993-1995), American Arbitration Association (board directors, member alternate dispute resolution and mass torts task force), American Judicature Society, Pennsylvania Bar Association (board of deals 1983-1995), New Jersey Bar Association, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Bar Association (board governors 1985-1987, chairman, bicentennial committee 1986-1987, chairman bench bar conference 1988-1989), Lancaster Bar Association (co-chair civil litigation and rules committee trial law section), Rutgers Law School Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • Married Joseph Francis Roda, August 23, 1980. Children: Michael, Daniel, Joseph, Joshua, Anastasia.
    • father: Henry Daniel Nast
    • mother: Anastasia (Lovenduski) Nast
    • spouse: Joseph Francis Roda
    • children: Michael Nast
    • Daniel Nast
    • Joseph Nast
    • Joshua Nast
    • Anastasia Nast
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    Born January 30, 1948
    (age 69)
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