Dianne M. Bogart is a Senior Trusts and Estates Specialist. She has more than 25 years of experience as a trust and estate paralegal in California, and during her career she has worked at small and large law firms throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been a member of Hoge Fenton’s Trusts and Estates team since 1995, supporting a team of high level professionals in practice areas including estate planning, probate and trust administration, taxation, and estate litigation.
Dianne earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. She has been an active member of PASCCO (the Paralegal Association of Santa Clara County) since the early 1980s, holding several leadership positions. She is active in the Trust and Estate subsection of PASCCO and served as that subsection’s co-chairperson for several years. She was PASCCO’s First Vice President in 2001. NALA (the National Association of Legal Assistants) awarded Dianne its Affiliated Associations National Achievement Award in 2001 for her efforts on behalf of PASCCO.
Dianne is a regular guest speaker and she has taught classes on trust and estate administration related topics. In 1998 and 2000 she spoke at all-day seminars for the Bay Area Legal Secretaries Forum. Dianne has taught and mentored paralegal students in the Paralegal Studies program at DeAnza College in Cupertino, California since 2005.
- B.S., Business Administration, University of Phoenix