The Foundation Honors Past Justice Advocate Diane Lindstrom McClure

October 03, 2008
Contact: Lara Slifko (602)340-7235
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Diane Lindstrom McClure Diane, 66, Phoenix attorney, passed away Sept. 2, 2008, after an extremely courageous battle against cancer. Diane fulfilled a lifelong dream to become a lawyer, graduating from ASU Law School and passing the Arizona Bar Exam in 1981. One of her first cases turned out to be one of the most famous trials in Arizona history. She was part of the successful defense team in the Steven Steinberg murder case. Deciding to specialize in Worker's Compensation, she was with the legal deptartment of the State Fund for 20 years until her retirement in 2005. She was the second female State Fund Attorney in Arizona history. During this time she was active in the Arizona Bar Association, holding many committee and leadership positions. She was the Foundation’s second female president, holding the office in 2000.