LILIANA S. DIAZ

Certified Family Law Specialist by
The State Bar of California | Spanish Bilingual

Ms. Diaz is a Family Law Specialist with extensive experience advocating for clients in Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties. 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. Whether your case involves complex property division issues, business valuations, incentive stock options, custody, visitation, support, enforcement, or modification of orders, and/or domestic violence, Ms. Diaz will work with you to reach the best possible outcome.

Ms. Diaz is an experienced litigator but also offers alternatives to traditional litigation, including mediation, settlement conferences, and collaborative processes.

Ms. Diaz has assisted clients with adoptions, termination of parental rights and guardianships. 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 was born and raised in Watsonville and is bilingual in Spanish (reading and writing). In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with family.

LILIANA S. DIAZ

EDUCATION:

J.D. | Santa Clara University | 2014
M.A. (Masters in Taxation) | San Jose State University, Taxation | 2014
B.A. (Sociology) | University of California, Davis | 2001

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE:

The Grunsky Law Firm PC | Shareholder Attorney | 2003-2023
San Benito County | Court Appointed Minor’s Counsel in Dependency Cases | 2012-Present
Santa Cruz County | Court Appointed Parent’s Counsel in Dependency Cases | 2015-2020
Watsonville Law Center | Volunteer Attorney (Family Law Clinic) | 2008-2018

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES/SPECIALIZATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • State Bar of California, Active Member
  • State Bar of California, Certified Family Law Specialist ​
  • Certified as competent counsel in juvenile dependency cases (CRC 5.660)
  • Steven Rosenberg Mediation Training

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, Drector\
    • Second Harvest Food Bank, Committee Member
    • Pajaro Valley Youth Soccer Club, Officer

       

      Santa Cruz

      SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

      240 Westgate Drive
      Watsonville, CA 95076

      831-722-2444

      San Benito

      SAN BENITO COUNTY

      396 4th Street, Suite 101A
      Hollister, CA 95023

      831-638-2144

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