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About Me

I am a member-attorney of Allen Maguire & Barnes PLC (formerly Allen, Sala & Bayne PLC) where I represent lenders, business and individual debtors, committees, and trustees in loan workouts and in all phases of Arizona bankruptcy matters. I have been involved in a broad range of bankruptcy cases, including cases on a national scale, and have successfully conducted trials and appeals.


Practice Areas


  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 50%
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 45%
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 5%

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Contact Info

Allen Maguire & Barnes PLC

1850 N. Central Ave., Suite 1150
Phoenix, AZ, 85004-4512


AZActive 200905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberAllen Maguire & Barnes PLC2014 - Present
Senior Associate AttorneyAllen, Sala & Bayne, PLC2013 - 2014
Associate AttorneyAllen, Sala & Bayne, PLC2010 - 2013
AttorneyBest Law Firm2008 - 2010
Summer AssociateSquire Sanders & Dempsey, LLP2008 - 2008
Legal InternUnited States District Court, District of Arizona2008 - 2008
Legal InternArizona Attorney General’s Office2007 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionChair Elect2015 - Present
Phoenix Chamber of CommerceMember2013 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionBoard Member2013 - Present
Boys Hope Girls HopeMentor2012 - Present
Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of CourtAssociate/Committee Member2011 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionMember2009 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember2009 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jones v. Mullen (In re Jones), 2014 Bankr. LEXIS 488 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. Feb. 5, 2014)Appellate Court affirmed in client's favor
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Publication NameTitleDate
Arizona State Law JournalThe New Supreme Court: Its Potential Ruling on the Constitutionality of Arizona’s Campaign Contribution Limits2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State UniversitySupply Chain Management- BusinessBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionRecent Developments in Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Law2015
Bankruptcy Ambush Series, Maricopa County Bar AssociationAn Overview of Fraudulent Transfers and Preference Actions2014
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law SectionEthics for the Bankruptcy Practitioner2013