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Oliver E. Diaz,

Oliver E. Diaz, American Lawyer, state representative. Bar: Mississippi, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit).

Background

Diaz,, Oliver E. was born on December 16, 1959 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Son of Oliver E. Senior and Sylvia (Fountain) Diaz.

Education

Associate of Arts, Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College, 1979. Bachelor, University São Paolo. Alabama, 1982; Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1985.

Career

Associate Holkins Logan Vaughn & Anderson, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1985-1986, Gerald R. Emil PA, Gulfport, 1986-1988. Member Mississippi House of Representatives, 1988—1994. Partner Diaz Davis & Emil, Gulfport, 1988—1995.

Judge Mississippi Court of Appeals, Jackson, 1995—2000. Justice Mississippi Supreme Court, 2000—2008.

Membership

Mississippi state representative, since 1988. Member Harrison County Republican Executive Committee, since 1987;treasurer Mississippi State Young Representatives, 1987-1988. President Mississippi Gulf Coast Young Representatives, Harrison County, 1987-1988.

Member Association Trial Lawyers American, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, American Legislation Exchange Committee, Junior Chamber of Commerce.