Practice history: Judge Diment began his law career as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward H. Howell, Oregon State Tax Court from 1968 to 1969. He then went into private practice from 1969 to 1971. Later he became a deputy district attorney for the Lane County District Attorney's Office from 1971 to 1975. Judge Diment currently maintains a general trial practice emphasizing domestic relations and criminal law.
Distinctions and honors: Judge Diment is a member of the Oregon State Bar, Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Lane County Bar Association, United District Court of the District of Oregon, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Judge Diment has also received the Lane County Bar Association, Joseph M. Kosydar Award.