With more than 35 years of bankruptcy experience, Mr. Diaz knows how to represent his clients ensurring the best possible outcome.
Mr. Diaz began his legal career representing creditors. In particular, Mr. Diaz was instrumental in developing, filing, and confirming numerous creditor plans of reorganization in Chapter 11 bankruptcies. This unique experience representing creditors ensures he can better represent his current clients by anticipating the creditors’ arguments and strategies during bankruptcy proceedings.
Following his experience representing creditors, Mr. Diaz accepted a Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the District of Utah. In this capacity, he administered more than 20,000 cases and distributed over $114 million to creditors over eleven years. He was also instrumental in making changes in the Chapter 13 bankruptcy practice in Utah. These changes include implementing the combined consent confirmation and claims objection process and using a one-page plan and an administrative abatements procedure. Mr. Diaz has also worked with the Utah Bankruptcy Bar to develop many of the bankruptcy practitioners’ forms in Chapter 13 bankruptcies. Additionally, his extensive bankruptcy experience means that he is often invited to give seminars and serve on panels regarding bankruptcy issues.