Diane R. Chace

Collaborative Divorce and Mediation, Estates and Probate, Civil Litigation, Workers Compensation

Diane R. Chace is a partner in the firm practicing in the areas of divorce and family law, estates and probate, civil litigation, workers’ compensation, and real estate. Attorney Chace is trained in both collaborative divorce and mediation.  She received a BA with honors from Providence College in 1989 and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1992.  She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1992 and the United States District Court Bar in 1995.  She is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the New Britain Bar Association and the Central Connecticut Collaborative Family Law Group.

Attorney Chace currently chairs the Board of Directors for the Hospital for Special Care and is a member of the board of the HSC Foundation.  She is past chair of Community Mental Health Affiliates and the YWCA of New Britain, and past president of the New Britain Bar Association.



  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. – 1992
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. – 1989
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1995


  • Women in Leadership Award, 2005

Community Activities

  • Hospital for Special Care-Director, 2010 – Present
  • Hospital for Special Care Foundation, Director, 2005 – Present
  • Connecticut Mental Health Affiliates, Director, 2002 – 2008
  • YWCA, Director, 2000 – 2008
  • Knollwood Beach Association Executive Board 2023 – Present

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Representative Clients

  • The Mattabassett District Sewer Authority (past client)
  • YWCA of New Britain
  • Gagnon Homes, Inc.

Professional Associations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1993 to Present
  • Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2000 to 2023
  • New Britain Bar Association, 1993 to Present
  • Central Connecticut Collaborative Family Law Group, 2016 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Our Offices

New Britain, Connecticut
24 Cedar Street
New Britain, CT 06052
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
191 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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