D. Edward Hays '89
D. Edward Hays, is a founding member of the firm of Marshack
Hays LLP. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He graduated with
honors from California State University at Fullerton in 1989
with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. He graduated from the
University of Southern California Law Center in 1992 where he was a member
of the Hale Moot Court Honors program. Mr. Hays was admitted to practice in 1992.
Mr. Hays currently serves on the Board of Directors for the following organizations: Legal Aid Society of Orange County ; University of Southern California Law School Annual Fund; Cal State University Fullerton Alumni Association; and Cal State University Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation. In 2004-2005, Mr. Hays served as the President of the Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association and was selected that year as a CSUF Volunteer of the Year. In 2004, Mr. Hays was the Chair of the Resolutions Committee for the Orange County Bar Association and has served as a delegate to the State Bar Conference on behalf of Orange County every year since 1995. In 2000, Mr. Hays was the Chair of the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section of the Orange County Bar Association. Mr. Hays also has served as a Director or member of the following organizations: the Inland Empire Bankruptcy Forum; the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum; the William P. Gray Legion Lex American Inns of Court, the Federal Bar Association and the Executive Council for the College of Business at Cal State Fullerton. In 1998 and 1999, Mr. Hays also served as a Judge Pro Tern for the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.
Ed also has been selected on numerous occasions to present lectures on various legal topics including bankruptcy, exemptions and online public record research. He also serves on the Central District Task Force for
Amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules. In 2004, Ed won the State Bar 5k race and, in 2005 and 2006, was the runner-up. He also actively participates in triathlons completing full-distance Ironman events in 2000 and 2003.
Published cases: In re Continental Capital & Credit, 158 B.R. 828 (Bankr. C.D.Cal. 1993); In re Turner, 186 B.R. 108 (9th Cir. BAP 1995); In re National Environmental Waste Corporation, 191 B.R. 832 (Bankr. C.D.Cal. 1996) aff'd 129 F.3d 1052 (9th Cir. 1997); In re Metz, 225 B.R. 173 (9th Cir. BAP 1998); Blonder v. Cumberland Engineering,(1999) 71 Cal.App.4th 1057, 84 Cal.Rptr.2d 216; In re Kuraishi, 237 B.R. 172 (Bankr. C.D.Cal. 1999); In re Kim, 257 B.R. 680 (9th Cir. BAP 2000); In re Dudley, 249 F.3d 1170 (9th Cir. 2001); and In re Dick Cepek, 339 B.R. 730 (9th Cir. BAP 2006).
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