Lloyd Dix graduated with a B.A. degree from Emory University in 1978, and a J.D. from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific in 1983. Mr. Dix is a second generation collection attorney, and has been representing some of the most prestigious financial and healthcare creditors, and collections agencies for more than thirty years. In 1985, Mr. Dix was appointed to the California State Senate, Advisory Commission on the Debt Collection Industry. This was a panel of industry leaders, established to assist the California State Senate, with the regulation of debt collectors. In 1989 he began serving as Judge Tempore for the Los Angeles Superior Court. Mr. Dix has served on various committees on behalf of the California Association of Collectors, including terms as the Chairman of the Legislative Committee and the Judicial Council Committees. In 2010 he was retained as the Legal Advocate for the California Association of Collectors, a position which he held for four years. In 2011 he was named the MAP Chair for the State of California for the American Collectors Association, International, and was reappointed to this position in 2013. He has qualified as an expert witness in both State and Federal proceedings, and has frequently represented the collection industry in various interviews with national, state, and local news organizations.