Diego Weiner grew up immersed in the world of criminal defense. Throughout his formative years, he proudly watched his father, Jeff Weiner (a former President of NACDL), fight to defend the Bill of Rights as a criminal defense lawyer. For Diego, being a criminal defense lawyer is more than a career, it’s a calling.
Diego received an academic scholarship to and is a graduate of St. Thomas School of Law in Miami, Florida. He is a member of The Florida Bar. He interned with both the Broward County Public Defender’s Office in Fort Lauderdale and the Federal Defender’s Office for the Southern District of Florida. He also clerked at Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A., where he assisted in countless state and Federal criminal cases as a law clerk, investigator, forensic interpreter and translator. He is fluent in Spanish as well as English. Diego is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar.
Diego specializes in state, federal and international criminal cases. He is heavily involved in investigation/pre-arrest representation, trial practice and appellate practice. Diego represents clients throughout the United States in state and Federal courts and in several foreign countries. Diego Weiner is knowledgeable in all aspects of firearms and has trained extensively.
Diego serves on the FACDL-Miami Chapter Board of Directors.
Diego Weiner was a guest speaker for the National Organization for the Normalization of Marijuana Laws (N.O.R.M.L.) during their 2019 meeting in Key West, Florida. On “stand your ground” laws. Diego is a published author (2016) in the peer-reviewed publication, The Champion, published by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a proud member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has been selected to serve on the Fourth Amendment Committee in the organization.
Diego has worked for national political campaigns and has long been involved in national civic organizations. He is an alumnus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland where he majored in Political Science and International Studies. His studies took him throughout Latin America and Europe. During his time as a student at McDaniel College, he was twice elected team captain of his NCAA college varsity football team. Diego is an alumnus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!