Christopher J. Diwan
As Diwan Law’s founder, Christopher J. Diwan has expertise in multiple areas of the law. He represents clients in cases involving personal injury, premises liability, collection and collection defense, criminal defense, and other litigation.
Prior to going into private practice, Christopher served in several roles with one of the largest collection law firms in the nation, including assistant general counsel, legal compliance officer, and senior litigator. He began his law practice as an Assistant Solicitor in Gwinnett County, Georgia, where he gained valuable trial experience and extensive knowledge of all misdemeanor crimes, especially DUI.
He has successfully litigated numerous claims in Federal and State Court, including those involving claims under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (GFBPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Christopher’s courtroom experience allows him to have a unique insight into law proceedings, which he uses to assist his clients towards successful results.
Aside from his professional pursuits, Christopher enjoys being physically active in CrossFit, hiking, and spending time with his Westie dog, Marshmallow. He also stays active in the community by volunteering for a number of organizations.
J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2004
B.A., University of Georgia, 2001
JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
State Bar of Georgia, 2004
State Bar of Washington, 2011
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Superior Courts
PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
State Bar of Georgia- Member Since: 2004
Atlanta Bar Association- Member Since: 2010
Cobb County Bar Association- Member Since 2011
State Bar of Washington- Member Since 2011
His practice areas include civil litigation, personal injury, bankruptcy, and criminal defense.