Roy Diaz

Managing Shareholder

Practice Areas

  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Auto Finance
  • Florida Motor Vehicle Dealership

Roy Diaz is the Managing Shareholder of Diaz Anselmo & Associates P.A. Roy has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1988. He has concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, litigation and bankruptcy.  He has represented lenders, servicers of both conventional and GSE loans, private investors and real estate developers throughout his career with an emphasis on the mortgage servicing industry for over 25 years.

Roy is admitted to Federal Court practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, and Northern District of Florida. He is also admitted in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest peer rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability.

Roy has been instrumental in the establishment of case precedent in Florida supporting enforceability and procedure related to negotiable instruments. Over the years he has been a speaker regarding mortgage related law and procedure with The Florida Bar, USFN, Legal League 100, Five Star Institute, ALFN and National Business Institute.

Education

  • Nova Southeastern School of Law, Juris Doctor (1987)
  • Florida International University, Bachelor of Arts (1984)

Bar Admission

  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit

Memberships

  • American Legal & Financial Network (ALFN)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Mortgage Diversity Council
  • Five Star Institute
  • USFN

Honors

  • AV Rated Preeminent Attorney by Martindale Hubbell
  • Chair of the Advisory Board for Legal League 100

Publications – Lectures:

  • 2021 – LL100 Spring Servicer Summit – Moderator – Leadership Forum
  • 2021 – Digitize Foreclosure Summit – Panelist – State of the Industry on RON & the Digital Opportunity in Mortgage and Mortgage Servicing
  • 2021 – Five Star Conference – Panelist – Servicer Super Session: Market Update and State of Servicing
  • 2021 – LL100 Webinar – Panelist – Investors Perspective on the Restart of Foreclosure
  • 2020 – MBA’s Servicing Solutions Conference & ExpoModerator – “Judicial State Law”
  • 2020 – ALFN ANSWERS- Speaker – Foreclosing eNotes and eMortgages, and Remote Notarization
  • 2020 – LL100 Virtual Summit – Moderator – COVID-19: BUSINESS AS UN-USUAL
  • 2020 – USFN Legal Issues Online Seminar – Panelist – Consumer Protection in the COVID-19 (and PostCOVID-19) Environment
  • 2020 – USFN Learning Lab – Panelist – Default Module
  • 2020 – USFN Member Month Ethics CLE Session – Panelist – Salacious Stories of Ethical Shortcomings & Lessons Learned (or not …)
  • 2020 – USFN Virtual Executive Roundtable – Moderator – Foreclosure Breakout
  • 2019 – Information management Network (IMN) – Foreclosure Best Practices in Default Servicing
  • 2019 – USFN Executive Servicer Summit – “Catching & Riding the Perfect Wave”
  • 2019 – Legal League – “Keeping the Lines of Communication Open
  • 2019 – USFN Member Retreat – Panelist – “Working in the Modern Age of Technology”
  • 2019 – LL100 Spring Summit – Moderator – “The State of the Industry”2019 –  USFN Forum Annual Convention – Presenter – “Thinking Outside the Box”
  • 2019 – REOMAC Summit – Panelist – “Code and HOA Violations and Property Registration Challenges”
  • 2018 – ALFN Bankruptcy Cramdowns, Surrendering & Serial Filers
  • 2018 – USFN Loan Management & Servicing Seminar – “Current Trends & Legislative Updates”
  • 2018 – Legal League Servicer Summit – “Issues in Servicer Oversight”
  • 2018 – USFN Loan Management & Servicing Seminar – “Homeowner Associations and Title Issue Trends”
  • 2017 – Legal League Servicer Summit – Moderator – “Compliance Concerns: Creating a Firm-Wide Culture of Compliance”
  • 2017 – USFN Servicer Symposium – CFPB – “Expanded Protections and Other Changes”
  • 2017 – Five Star Conference – “Managing Current Default Volume”
  • 2017 – Legal League Servicer Summit  – “Regulatory Outlook”
  • 2017 – USFN Executive Summit – “Large Portfolio Transfers”
  • 2016 – Legal League Spring Servicer Summit: “Changing Tides: The Evolution of Foreclosure and Loss Mitigation Processes”
  • 2016 – Five Star Conference – “State of Financial Services Regulation”
  • 2016 – Legal League – “Staying Inside the Lines”