Sobieski, Messer & Associates, PLLC
Potential clients can contact us at: 865.223.5586 Existing clients can contact us at: 865.546.7770
Complex problems deserve personalized attention
Diane M. Messer

Diane M. Messer, Partner



  • Dean’s List
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts
  • Judge John W. Green Academic Scholarship
  • Tennessee Law Review, 1986
  • Tennessee Law Review Publication: “An Overview of Timesharing and The Tennessee Timeshare Act”
  • Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities

Professional Organizations

  • American, Tennessee, and Knoxville Bar Associations since 1986
  • East Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women since 1987 (former board member and officer)
  • Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women since 1993

Court Admissions


  • Former Rule 31 Listed Family Mediator

Related Experience

  • Adult and Child Protective Service Worker, Department of Human Services, Sevier County, Tennessee, 1981–83
  • Ethics Hearing Officer for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility. Served maximum terms
  • Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry & Woolf, associate attorney from 1986 to June 1993. Primary areas of practice: Asbestos Property Damage litigation, Construction litigation, Family Law, and Products Liability

Practice Areas

Community Service/Interests

  • Instructor for Sevier County High School Mock Trial Team 1987
  • Woman Suffrage Coalition
  • American Dachshund Rescue
  • Participated in MDA jailathons (4 years)
  • Participated in Big Brothers/Big Sisters Bowlathon
  • Participated in building a house for Habitat for Humanity
  • Participated in planning Toys for Tots drive (3 years)
Sobieski, Messer & Associates, PLLC
612 Gay Street, 5th Floor
Knoxville, Tennessee, 37902-1603 USA