James F. Kahn

James F. Kahn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Bankruptcy Legal Center™
 | 301 East Bethany Home Road, Ste C-195, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-266-1717
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2009, 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

James F. Kahn emphasizes small business bankruptcy and personal bankruptcy in his practice. He is a third generation bankruptcy and commercial law attorney, who has been in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona since 1972. Mr. Kahn has been certified as a Bankruptcy Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of Arizona since 1988. Mr. Kahn has served as a Judge Pro-Tem for the Superior Court of Arizona. He is rated AV-Preeminent by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. From 2007-2014, he served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Arizona Summit Law School (formerly Phoenix School of Law.)

Certificates and Credentials

About James Kahn

Admitted: 1972, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://bankruptcylegalcenteraz.com/attorneys/james-f-kahn/

Honors and Awards:

  • Mr Kahn was appointed Judge Pro-Tem by the Superior Court of AZ in 1995 and has served as a trial and mediation judge.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Specialist in Bankruptcy by the Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of AZ, since 1988

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Arizona: Member and Past Chairman, Bankruptcy Section, Judicial Liaison 2004-2005, Member and Past Chairman, Creditors' and Debtors' Rights Committee, Past Chairman, Legislative Subcommittee. Commercial Law League of America: Western Regional Members' Association: Member and Past Chairman, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section: Past-member of the Executive Council, Committee on Legal Specialization: Past Member,

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • For Love of Justice Pro Bono Award – 2014. Jim regularly volunteers at the Financial Distress Clinic, Volunteer Lawyers Program/Maricopa County Bar Association, 2014
  • Service as Judge Pro-Tem for the Superior Court

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • State Bar of Arizona - "Bankruptcy Ambushes Lurking in the Legal Jungle"; United Mercantile Agencies - “Bankruptcy and the Credit Manager”; CLE-Ops - “Collection Law in Arizona”;  State Bar of Arizona - “Professionalism”; Maricopa County Bar Association - "Managing Small Law Firms"; Western Region - Commercial Law League of America -  "Arizona Commercial Law Updates"; State Bar of Arizona - “Recent Changes to the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure”; Lorman Education Services, Inc. - "Collection Law in Arizona"; Professional Education Systems, Inc. - "Fair Debt Collection Practices Act”; Maricopa County Bar Assn. - Volunteer lawyers Program - "A Training Workshop in Consumer Rights & Remedies".

Industry Groups

  • ABI
  • CLLA
  • Office Location for James F. Kahn

    301 East Bethany Home Road, Ste C-195
    Phoenix, AZ 85012


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