Diane L. Jensen

Partner / 
Joined Firm - 1978
Diane L. Jensen
Fort Myers
1833 Hendry Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
(239) 336-6231
(239) 332-2243
Practice Areas 

Bankruptcy - Creditor and Trustee Representation
Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration
Real Estate

Admitted to Practice 

Florida Bar (1972)
U. S. District Court of the Middle District of Florida (1974)
U.S. Supreme Court (1976)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1981)
U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida (1982)


University of Michigan (B.A., with honors, 1969; J.D., with honors, 1972)
Alpha Lambda Delta
Phi Beta Kappa

Bar and Professional Association Memberships 

The Florida Bar
Lee County Bar Association


Diane L. Jensen joined Pavese Law Firm in 1973 and became a partner of the firm in 1978.  She concentrates her practice in the area of creditor and trustee representation in bankruptcy; real estate transactions; and estate planning and probate.

Ms. Jensen is a member and past chair of the Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals Association.  She is one of only three trustees in the Fort Myers division of the Middle District to be appointed by the Federal Bankruptcy Court.  She was appointed to this position in 1979.  She is also a member of the Lee County Bar Association.

Her civic involvement includes serving as a past board member and past chair of the Chamber of Southwest Florida, and she is an honorary life member of the Lee County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Ms. Jensen is very active in the Pilot Club of Fort Myers and has held several offices.  In addition, she has held appointments at the district and international level of Pilot International.

Ms. Jensen has been selected to the list of Best Lawyers in America for 2013 for her practice area in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization.  A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For three decades, Best Lawyers®  lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Ms. Jensen has been selected for the past six years (2009-2014) to the list of Florida Super Lawyers® for her work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization.