Areas of Practice:

  • Business
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance – Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance – Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Diane L. Waters


Diane chairs the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group. A strategic and innovative problem-solver, she has successfully represented hundreds of professionals from nearly every medical specialty. Diane is also an accomplished commercial litigator, having been lead counsel for hospitals, nursing homes, and many other healthcare providers involved in business disputes—a unique skill set built on her strong background in economics. From physicians to dentists and from nurse practitioners to medical assistants, Diane has earned a solid reputation for legal work on all things medical.


University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 1997

Pittsburg State University, B.B.A., 1992

Omicron Delta Epsilon, National Economics Honor Society

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Professional Practice

  • Partner, Wallace Saunders, 2021 – Present
  • Partner, Bennett, Bodine & Waters, 2006 – 2021
  • Partner, Wallace Saunders, 2003 – 2005
  • Associate, Wallace Saunders, 1999 – 2003


Professional Licensure

  • Kansas, 1997
  • Missouri, 1998
  • Federal District Court – Kansas
  • Federal District Court – Western District of Missouri


Civic Activities

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association

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