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Michael A. Jones

Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney at Phoenix, AZ

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About Michael

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I regularly serve as counsel for secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, franchisors, landlords, leaseholders, receivers, trustees, public entities, and debtors in loan workouts and all chapters of bankruptcy proceedings, including in overtcy cases and bankruptcy adversary proceedings.

Licensed for 13 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 12/21/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Allen Barnes & Jones PLC
1850 N. Central Ave., Suite 1150
Phoenix, AZ, 85004-4512

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner-Member
  • Allen Barnes & Jones PLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Senior Associate Attorney
  • Allen, Sala & Bayne, PLC
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Associate Attorney
  • Allen, Sala & Bayne, PLC
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • Best Law Firm
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Summer Associate
  • Squire Sanders & Dempsey, LLP
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Legal Intern
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Legal Intern
  • Arizona Attorney General’s Office
  • 2007 - 2007
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Education

  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A

Legal Cases

  • 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

Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • Associate/Committee Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Chair
  • 2016 - 2017
  • State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2019
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Chair Elect
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Boys Hope Girls Hope
  • Mentor
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2020
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Lawyer of the Year (Phoenix): Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law
  • American Board of Certification
  • 2016
  • Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law
  • Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
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Publications

  • American Bankruptcy Institute Secured Credit Committee Newsletter
  • Automatically Perfected Liens and Their Danger to Post-Bankruptcy Lenders
  • 2017
  • Arizona State Law Journal
  • The New Supreme Court: Its Potential Ruling on the Constitutionality of Arizona’s Campaign Contribution Limits
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel
  • Bankruptcy Trustee Hot Button Issues
  • 2020
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Southwest Bankruptcy Conference
  • Consumer Cases in the Headlines
  • 2019
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Code Section 523 Nondischargeability and Trial Issues
  • 2016
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Recent Developments in Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Law
  • 2015
  • Bankruptcy Ambush Series, Maricopa County Bar Association
  • An Overview of Fraudulent Transfers and Preference Actions
  • 2014
  • State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Ethics for the Bankruptcy Practitioner
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (7)
Endorse Michael
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A creative solution oriented attorney that does a great job for his clients in Reorganizations."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An excellent lawyer who treats clients with patience, care, understanding, and utmost professionalism - an even better person and I wholeheartedly recommend for future services."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is a great attorney and someone I refer clients to without hesitation."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 19
Relationship: Other
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A brilliant attorney, highly respected in the legal community."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Jun 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Michael is a great attorney, recognized in Arizona for how quickly he learns and how effective he is in assisting clients in complicated situations."
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Bankruptcy and debt
Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Estate planning
Employment and labor
Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Employment and labor

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Phoenix Chapter 11 bankruptcy Lawyer Michael A. Jones
Michael A. Jones
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney
Phoenix, AZ
Licensed for 13 years