Kathy Bazoian Phelps

Kathy Bazoian Phelps (Programming Director) is a lawyer at Diamond McCarthy LLP, a board director on three non-profit boards, and an author. She has been practicing law since 1991, with experience in bankruptcy law, fiduciary representation, and fraud litigation. She is particularly knowledgeable about fraud detection and the administration of Ponzi scheme cases in bankruptcies and receiverships.  She has served as a bankruptcy trustee and federal equity receiver.

Kathy is a frequently requested speaker on topics ranging from bankruptcy, financial compliance, fraud detection, and Ponzi schemes. She applies her knowledge across a wide variety of industries ranging from financial institutions to real estate-related businesses.

In addition to her roles as a lawyer, speaker and author, Kathy also serves as a mediator and is currently on the mediation and arbitration rosters for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, as well as the Bankruptcy Mediation Panel for the Central District of California and the Bankruptcy Mediation Panel for the District of Arizona.