Diane F. Boyer-Vine

State Capitol, Suite 3021

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: (916) 341-8200


Diane Boyer-Vine was appointed Legislative Counsel of California on June 6, 2002.

Ms. Boyer-Vine joined the office in 1988. During her tenure with the office, she has worked on issues involving the state budget and sat with the budget conference committee for one year. She was also involved in representing the California Legislature in various litigation actions, including Steinberg v. Chiang.  She also assisted in preparing the amicus curiae brief before the United States Supreme Court in Keller v. The State Bar of California.

In the early 1990's, Ms. Boyer-Vine worked with the Department of Education's task force on recodifying the Education Code. During her tenure as a chief deputy of the office, she also assisted the Senate Committee on Insurance and the Assembly Committee on Insurance during the investigation of the settlement practices of the Department of Insurance under former Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush.

Ms. Boyer-Vine has represented the office and lectured in Russia in 2012 as part of the Professional Fellows Program administered by the nonprofit American Councils for International Education organization, which is funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Prior to joining the office, Ms. Boyer-Vine was an associate at the law firm of Martorana and Stockman. She also was a judicial extern in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Ms. Boyer-Vine received her J.D. from the University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree in business administration from California State University, Sacramento.

Ms. Boyer-Vine is a member of the California State Bar. She serves as a member of the California Law Revision Commission.  She serves as a member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws.  As a uniform law commissioner, Ms. Boyer-Vine was a member of the Executive Committee.  She is currently a member of the Uniform Law Commission's Scope and Program Committee.

Ms. Boyer-Vine is an adjunct professor at McGeorge School of Law.