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Medical Malpractice
Legal Professional

About Us

Where You’ll Feel the Difference

Rodriguez Law is a new kind of law firm for a changing world. We are consistent, patient and professional, giving each new case the attention it deserves. An integral part of our services is to work closely with our clients so that they can make the right decisions with respect to their legal needs. In addition, Rodriguez Law is committed to the environment as we are a 'paperless' office.

Professional Experience. Exceptional Results.

Employment History


Rodriguez Law Office – an ecofriendly, cloud computing, paperless virtual office

Practice limited to medical malpractice and nursing home

Owner/Trial Attorney: 6/1/2015 to present

Trial Attorney, 06/2013 to 6/1/2015
Graham Law Firm, PA – Florence, SC


Partner/Trial Attorney, 01/2012 to 06/2013
Fowler Law Firm – Sumter, SC


Partner/Trial Attorney, 08/1988 to 12/2011
Bryan Law Firm – Sumter SC 
Trial Attorney


Nursing Career:  1974-1990

ICU/ER/Open Heart:  St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital, Chicago IL

MICU/ER/TRIAGE/Code Team:  Hines VA Hospital, Chicago, IL

MICU/CCU:  Dorn VA Hospital, Columbia SC




Associate of Science (ADN): Nursing & Psychology, 1974
College of DuPage School of Nursing - Naperville, IL


Bachelor of Science (BSN): Nursing & Psychology, 1978
Elmhurst College School of Nursing - Elmhurst, IL


Juris Doctorate (J.D).: Law, 1987
University of South Carolina School of Law - Columbia, SC


Professional Affiliations: Legal


American Bar Association (ABA) 1988- present
South Carolina Bar Association (SCBar) 1988-present
South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) -  1988-present

                SCAJ -  Board of Directors 2008-2011
American Association for Justice* (AAJ) 1988-present
The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) - 1989-1996

TAANA - Board of Directors 1990-1996\

TAANA - President 1994-1996
South Carolina Womens Law Association (SCWLA) - 1993 to present

               SCWLA - Founding Member

*Formerly “Trial Lawyers Association”

Our Services

Comprehensive Analysis

Legal decisions can be difficult and complicated, which is why it’s crucial to take an informed approach. Through this service offering, you can count on us to guide you in every step of the process.

Introductory Session

As one of our most popular services, these appointments tend to fill up fast. No matter what legal need you have, rest assured that we will provide all the resources and guidance you need to succeed.

Express Consultation

Throughout many years of providing this service to clients, our team has gained the experience and expertise necessary to make this process as seamless as possible. If you have any questions, simply reach out.

The following is a partial list of key appellate medical malpractice cases Diane Rodriguez was involved in handling – this does not reflect all trials, only those cases which were appealed after trial:


· Stokes v. Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, 357 S.C. (2006-028), S. E. 2d (S. C., Nov 10, 2005)

· Daves v. Cleary, 355 S. C. 216, 584 S.E.2d 423 (S. C., Apr 8, 2003)

· McGee v. Bruce Hosp. System, 344 S.C. 466, 545 S.E.2d 286 (S.C., Apr 09, 2001)

· Watson ex rel. Watson v. Chapman, 343 S.C. 471, 540 S.E.2d 484 (S.C. App., Dec 18, 2000)

· McGee v. Bruce Hosp. System, 321 S.C. 340, 468 S.E.2d 633 (S.C., Mar 18, 1996)

· Tuomey Regional Medical Center, Inc. v. McIntosh, 315 S.C. 189, 432 S.E.2d 485 (S.C., Jul 06, 1993)

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"The Rodriguez Law Office took my case head on. They represented me with real confidence and we won the case. There was always clear communication and a professional atmosphere with the Rodriguez Law Office. I never had reason to doubt them."

Jordan M.

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OFFICE 803-774-4444

EFAX    877-244-9032

PO BOX 604

SUMTER, SC 29151

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