About us

Daniel G. Shay, Esq.

Meet San Diego Bankruptcy Attorney –
Daniel G. Shay Esquire

If you think you’ll need the advice of a bankruptcy lawyer who can protect your interests in the face of foreclosure, garnishment or repossession, contact Daniel G. Shay Law in San Diego for a free initial consultation.

We offer prompt, attentive and cost-effective service for people who need help with the full range of bankruptcy and debt relief problems. Dan Shay’s practice focuses exclusively on bankruptcy and debtors’ rights, and his thorough understanding of the law in these areas can help expand your options.

To learn more about Dan Shay’s experience and credentials, see his profile below:

Dan Shay earned his Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. He is licensed to practice law in California under State Bar Number 250548. Mr. Shay soon joined our nation’s largest consumer bankruptcy firm in their Santa Ana office. He went on to work for one of San Diego’s largest consumer bankruptcy firms where he learned local rules and more. Mr. Shay believed that by starting his own practice, he could be more effective in helping people deal with financial trouble. Mr. Shay founded Daniel Shay Law and has represented numerous clients. Daniel Shay Law has allowed Mr. Shay to fully realize his passion for helping people at all levels of protection.

Mr. Shay is active in a number of professional organizations including the San Diego County Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, The California Bankruptcy Forum and The San Diego Bankruptcy Forum. Dan treats every client with respect and integrity.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Chapter 7
  • 20% Chapter 13
  • 5% Debt Settlement
  • Bankruptcy Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, 2008 – Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, 2008 – Present
  • San Diego Bankruptcy Forum, 2008 – Present

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2008


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California J.D.
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida B.S. Major: International Affairs

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Pro Bono Activities

  • Housing Opportunities Collaborative – SD, 2008 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Doan Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 2008
  • Legal Helpers, Associate Attorney, 2007 – 2008

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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