Diane Sanders


Austin, TX | Alice, TX | Brownsville, TX | Corpus Christi, TX | Edinburg, TX | Victoria, TX | Waco, TX

Partner Diane Sanders oversees all aspects of bankruptcy issues as the managing attorney for bankruptcy in the Austin office.

While in law school, Ms. Sanders worked as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s office (having been the first law clerk ever hired by that office) and upon graduation from law school, became the first hired law clerk for the Honorable Bill H. Brister, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas. Ms. Sanders was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1981. She is admitted to practice in all Federal Districts of Texas, including the U.S. Courts of Appeals: Fifth District.

Following her clerkship, Diane worked for a large law firm in Corpus Christi, becoming the first female shareholder after three years. Ms. Sanders joined Linebarger in 2004 and now provides vital expertise regarding all bankruptcy cases filed in certain divisions of the Southern and Western Districts of Texas.

Ms. Sanders received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Southwest Texas State University and earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1981.