FUNK, SZACHACZ & DIAMOND, LLC.
3962 West Eau Gallie Boulevd Suite B
Melbourne, FL 32934
(321) 953-0104 www.allboardcertified.com
ALAN DIAMOND has been the attorney of record in over 10,000 criminal cases. Mr. Diamond graduated from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies. He received his law degree in 1992 from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill College Of Law. Mr. Diamond was an Assistant State Attorney for more than a decade in the 18th Judicial Circuit. He prosecuted all types of cases including; Homicides, Kidnappings, Vehicular Manslaughters, Gun Crimes, Sex Crimes and Child Abuses cases as well as Computer Crimes. Mr. Diamond received the Outstanding Trial Attorney of the Year award prior to becoming a felony division chief. Mr. Diamond is a former instructor with the Florida Prosecuting Attorney Association focusing on DUI law and received the 2002 Distinguished Faculty award from the FPAA. He was the training supervisor for the lawyers of the State Attorney“s Office for the 18th Judicial Circuit from 1999-2001. Mr. Diamond taught classes and provided instruction to the Assistant State Attorneys in Brevard and Seminole County regarding legal issues, courtroom presentation and trial advocacy. During his career as an attorney Mr. Diamond has handled numerous cases in both State and Federal Court. He has successfully litigated jury trials including successful verdicts in cases involving sexual battery, DUI, murder, burglary, drug trafficking, gun crimes and others. Now in private practice, he is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer and the 2005 recipient of the Brevard County Bar Association Professionalism Award. Mr. Diamond is currently the Fraternal Order of Police General Counsel for the State of Florida. Mr. Diamond served as the Staff Attorney for the Fraternal Order of Police for Central Florida since 2002. For more than 10 years he has represented FOP members in arbitrations, grievances, Internal Affairs investigations as well as Officer Involved Shootings and in-custody deaths.“ Mr. Diamond, as a FOP Staff Attorney, has responded to numerous Officer involved shootings, excessive use of force allegations and in-custody death situations over the last decade to insure that there are no criminal charges brought and to make sure that the Officer“s rights are protected. Mr. Diamond has been instrumental in the curriculum and presentation of the F.O.P. Officer Involved Shooting as well as the Officer“s Rights in the Workplace classes and has presented these topics to many Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies over the past 10 years.“ Additionally, Mr. Diamond has taught Florida Bar Continuing Law Education courses (which he created and presented) on the topics of basic firearms use which included hands on firearm training as well as the law surrounding the use of deadly force in Florida specifically the “stand your ground“ legislation. His memberships include The Fraternal Order of Police as General Counsel, The Federal Bar Association, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. District Court “ Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the Brevard County Bar Association - where he served as past President, The Florida Bar, and the American Bar Association.