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Allen Maguire & Barnes PLC


Allen Maguire & Barnes, PLC, Law Firm

Phoenix Bankruptcy Law Firm


Bankruptcy Debtor Representation

Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy

Representation of Court-Appointed Trustees




Best Law Firms

Allen Maguire & Barnes earns a Tier 3 national ranking in Bankruptcy; Tier 1 in Metro Phoenix

Michael Jones

Michael Jones is a 2014 Super Lawyers® Rising Stars selectee and is a new Member of the firm

Hilary L. Barnes

Hilary Barnes, a 2014 Super Lawyers selectee, joins the firm as a Member


Thomas H. Allen

Tom Allen is named Volunteer Lawyers Program "Attorney of the Month" for December 2013



Allen Maguire & Barnes, PLC (formerly Allen Sala & Bayne, formed in 1999), is a full-service Phoenix bankruptcy law firm (with offices in Yuma and Prescott) whose attorneys have extensive experience in all aspects of bankruptcy practice, including reorganizations, litigation, negotiation, adversary proceedings, bankruptcy sales and auctions.

Recent high-profile bankruptcy cases in which Allen Maguire & Barnes attorneys have been involved include Realty Executives, the Phoenix Coyotes and The Baptist Foundation.

Through referrals from bankruptcy lawyers, judges, trustees, clients, accountants and other professionals, we regularly represent:

  • closely held businesses and high net worth individuals in Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 reorganizations;

  • businesses and individuals in Chapter 7 cases;

  • secured and unsecured creditors;

  • unsecured creditor committees;

  • examiners in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases; and

  • trustees appointed by the Bankruptcy Court.

Founding attorney Tom Allen has served as court-appointed Chapter 11 trustee and as counsel for plan administrators, disbursing agents, and other fiduciaries assigned to administer confirmed reorganization plans.

Debtor Bankruptcy

Our bankruptcy attorneys represent debtors in all aspects of their case, including bankruptcy litigation, claims disputes, and reorganization plans. (For general information on bankruptcy protection, see "Bankruptcy: An Overview.")

Our bankruptcy services also include pre-bankruptcy restructuring analysis, loan workouts and modifications. In addition, we counsel clients regarding pursuing and defending lawsuits in cases asserting successor liability and fraudulent transfers.

Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy

Our bankruptcy lawyers practice extensively in the area of creditors' rights in bankruptcy, representing secured and unsecured creditors and creditor committees.




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1850 N. Central Ave., Suite 1150  •  Phoenix, AZ 85004  •  602-256-6000

Our firm is a debt relief agency. Among other legal services, we help individuals and businesses file for bankruptcy relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

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