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Dian Vorters

Dian Vorters

California Office of Administrative Hearings
Administrative Law Judge
Sacramento, CA, USA

Dian Maureen Vorters has been an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) with the Sacramento regional office of the Office of Administrative Hearings since August 2008.  She started her legal career at the Sacramento County Public Defender’s Officer as an intern from 1995 to 1998, and attorney from 1998 through 2000, where she represented juveniles and adults accused of unlawful conduct.  She then accepted a position with the Sacramento County Counsel’s Office where she represented Child Protective Services (CPS) in the prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases from 2000 through 2007.  In January 2008, she went to work for the California Attorney General’s Office in the Health Quality Enforcement Division, where she prosecuted cases involving license discipline of physicians, surgeons and other allied health professionals for misconduct/malpractice.

As an ALJ, Judge Vorters presides over administrative proceedings involving discipline and issuance of professional and occupational licenses, disability retirement appeals, retirement compensation appeals, and school district employee dismissals and layoffs.  She sits before numerous state and local agencies including the Departments of Real Estate, Insurance, and Social Services, and Boards of Contracting, Nursing, Dentistry, and Physical Therapy.

ALJ Vorters received her bachelor's degree from Michigan State University, East Lansing Michigan, in Business.  ALJ Vorters received her juris doctorate degree from the University of California, King Hall School of Law, Davis, California.  She was awarded Order of the Barristers for receiving honors in trial practice.  She regularly participates in programs designed to promote an understanding of our legal system.


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