Resume - Diana Lee

Lawrence, Kansas, writer, copy editor and proofreader


Writer, Copy Editor, Proofreader



Skills & Programs

My Blog:

Somebody Heal Me


Freelance Writer, Editor & Designer, June 2006 - present.

University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas.

           Publications Coordinator, December 2006 – October 2007.

           Responsible for writing, editing and publication of twice-yearly alumni magazine, electronic newsletters, recruitment view book and law school catalog. Prepared specialty publications and mailings as needed for special events, alumni relations and admissions department. Composed and distributed news releases. Coordinated photography for school events. Maintained photography and publications archives.

Revisor of Statutes Office, Kansas Legislature.


Attorney/Assistant Revisor of Statutes, November 2003 – present. 


Served as non-partisan professional staff to members of the Kansas Legislature in the areas of civil and criminal law, health law and policy, utilities, administrative regulations and information technology. Conducted legal research; drafted proposed legislation and statutory amendments; facilitated the legislative process by providing substantive and procedural legal advice to individual legislators, committees and chambers; and prepared balloon and floor amendments.

Research Assistant to Professor Richard E. Levy, May 2002 – March 2003.


            Conducted legal research to facilitate the Professor’s work on a book regarding the federal government’s authority to legislate under the Constitution.

Public Policy Clinic, fall semester, 2002. 


Prepared report on feasibility and propriety of establishment of a putative father registry by the Kansas Legislature; conducted research and wrote a 30+ page report identifying policy objectives, summarizing and evaluating policy options related to the structure of such a registry, and analyzing a proposed bill.

Media Law Clinic, spring semester, 2002. 


Prepared critique of a Kansas Attorney General opinion regarding an interpretation of the Kansas Open Records Act as related to the exchange of electronic mail between members of a public body. Conducted research and wrote report evaluating a proposed two-tiered shield law privilege for reporters under consideration by the Kansas Legislature.

Eighth Judicial District of Kansas, Junction City, Kansas. 


Legal Intern, summer 2001. 


Performed legal research and drafted memos and opinions for the district judges.

Kansas State University Foundation, Manhattan, Kansas.

Stewardship Student Writer, August 1999 - July 2000.

Engaged in research, interviewing, writing, editing, and graphic design to produce printed profiles of foundation donors and other publications as needed. Worked to maintain close relationships with donors. 

Kansas State Collegian
, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

Served as writer, copy editor, desk editor, and layout and graphic designer for student newspaper. 


University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas.

Juris Doctor, May 2003.

GPA: 3.35/4.0.

Class rank: top twenty percent. 


University of Kansas Law Review

Note and Comment Editor, 2002-03.

Staff member, 2001-02.

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. 


             Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Mass Communications, May 2000.

Activities & Affiliations

Admission to the Kansas Bar, September 2003. 


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, February – April 2002.