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Liliana S. Diaz

Shareholder Attorney | Spanish Bilingual

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PRACTICE AREAS

CONTACT

Family Law

EDUCATION:

Degree

J.D.

M.A. (Masters in Taxation)

B.A.

Institution

Santa Clara University 
San Jose State University, 
Taxation

University of California, Davis 

Year

2014

2014

2001

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

Entity

The Grunsky Law Firm PC

San Benito County 
Santa Cruz County 
Watsonville Law Center 

Position

Shareholder Attorney 
Court Appointed Minor's Counsel in Dependency Cases

Court Appointed Parent's Counsel in Dependency Cases

Volunteer Attorney (Family Law Clinic)

Year

2003-Present

2012-Present

2015-2020

2008-2018 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES/SPECIALIZATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

State Bar of California, Active Member & Certified Family Law Specialist 

Certified as competent counsel in juvenile dependency cases (CRC 5.660)

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

California - All Courts 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS:

Santa Cruz County Bar Association, Active Member 
Monterey County Bar Association, Active Member 
San Benito County Bar Association, Active Member 
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ALFLS), Active Member 
California Dependency Advocates, Active Member 

COMMUNITY SERVICE/AFFILIATIONS:

Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, Director 
Second Harvest Food Bank, Committee Member 
Pajaro Valley Youth Soccer Club, Officer 

MORE INFORMATION:

Ms. Diaz has successfully represented clients in trials involving complex property disputes. She has the resources and skills to represent clients facing a myriad of family law issues, including those involving probate, estate, and/or businesses. She helps clients with child and spousal support issues, including matters involving the Department of Child Support Services (DCSS). Ms. Diaz has assisted clients with adoptions, termination of parental rights and custody and visitation disputes. She has experience preparing and reviewing pre ­and post-marital agreements. She serves as minor's counsel in juvenile dependency matters in San Benito County and was previously parent's counsel in Santa Cruz County. Ms. Diaz's focus in every case is to understand her client's goals as no two familial situations are the same. She aims at cost-efficient solutions without compromising her client's goals and interests. She is certified by the California State Bar as a Family Specialist and offers alternatives to traditional litigation, including mediation and collaborative law. Ms. Diaz was born and raised in Watsonville and is bilingual in Spanish (reading and writing). In her spare time, she enjoys exercise and spending time with family.

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