Linda B. Ward joined the firm as a senior associate in 2006. Ms. Ward received her B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She subsequently attended law school at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA, where she earned her J.D. degree in 1993 and was admitted to the California State Bar that same year. Prior to joining Diehl & Rodewald, Ms. Ward practiced as a civil trial attorney in San Francisco. Ms. Ward also has a background in real estate having acted as a licensed real estate broker in both residential and commercial transactions. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of California and is a member of the State Bar of California. Her practice emphasizes real estate law and litigation, landlord and tenant disputes, and personal injury and employment law.