Thomas H. Allen

Thomas H. Allen

MEMBER | CERTIFIED BANKRUPTCY SPECIALIST

Firm co-founder Tom Allen is a Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist (American Board of Certification) and a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law (Arizona Board of Legal Specialization).

Tom is a Super Lawyers honoree and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2010.
Practice Areas
Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy Trustee Rights
Business and Consumer Debtor Bankruptcy
Corporate Reorganization
Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy
Commercial Litigation
Certifications
Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy, American Board of Certification
Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
Honors and Awards
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™, Martindale-Hubbell®
The Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2010-2018
Super Lawyers, 2015-2017
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2010
Arizona's Finest Lawyers
Attorney of the Month, Volunteer Lawyers Program, December 2013
Professional Memberships
American Bar Association: Section of Bankruptcy
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees: President's Circle
State Bar of Arizona: Bankruptcy Section
Oregon State Bar
Turnaround Management Association
Maricopa County Bar Association
Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1987
Oregon, 1986 (Inactive)
Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1987
Presentations
"Commercial and Residential Real Property Issues in Business and Consumer Cases" (panelist), 24th Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, American Bankruptcy Institute, September 2016
“Choosing Your Chapter: Chapter 7, 13 or 11,” 2014 
“Regaining Control of Your Life Through Bankruptcy,” 2011
“The Professional Practice in a Bankruptcy Laden Economy,” 2011
“Fees, Fee Agreements and the Forms You Need to Make Them Work,” 2007
“BAPCPA Amendments,” State Bar of Arizona, 2006
“Ambush in the Bankruptcy Jungle,” 2005
Education
J.D., Northwestern School of Law, 1986: Lewis and Clark Law Review
B.A., University of Arizona, 1983
Birthplace
Phoenix, Arizona
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