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Ahren A. Tiller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in San Diego, CA

Bankruptcy Law Center
1230 Columbia St, Suite 1100
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 888-842-6795
Fax: 866-444-7026
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed in California Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Consumer (70%), Bankruptcy: Business (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ahren A. Tiller is a supervising attorney at the Bankruptcy Law Center in San Diego, California. A top-rated lawyer with more than 13 years of legal experience, Mr. Tiller has devoted nearly his entire practice to bankruptcy law, and he has achieved notable success assisting thousands of clients with their needs involving Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies. He has also prosecuted numerous bankruptcy cases, netting more than $1 million in verdicts.

As evidence of his commitment to his field, he holds the distinction of being one of only four attorneys in the state to hold certification as a specialist in three related areas: bankruptcy law, consumer bankruptcy law and business bankruptcy law. He is also the youngest attorney in the state to have achieved all three certifications. Over the course of his career, Mr. Tiller has successfully handled more than 7,000 bankruptcy cases across the state, and he has served as debtor’s counsel for numerous Chapter 11 reorganizations.

Mr. Tiller also serves as lead attorney for a number of class actions on behalf of consumers in federal courts under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and California’s Unfair Competition Law. He also has extensive experience with appeals, successfully arguing many cases before the California Circuit Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 4th Circuits as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

A 2003 graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Tiller obtained his Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2006. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for all districts in California. A recognized leader in his field, he has conducted numerous continuing legal education seminars on various topics related to bankruptcy law.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Tiller is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, among his various other professional affiliations, and he is the past president of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum, where he still serves on the board. He is also a board member of the California Bankruptcy Forum, and he has served on a number of committees for various professional legal organizations devoted to bankruptcy law.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 10%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Class Actions


4 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Ahren A. Tiller

First Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Southern District Bankruptcy Court’s Chapter 13 Rights and Responsibilities Committee, Committee Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • Board of Directors for San Diego Bankruptcy Forum, 2016
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • San Diego Bankruptcy Forum - President , 2017
  • Member of Southern District of California Bankruptcy Court Rights and Responsibilities Committee, 2016


  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law Medal, Thomas Jefferson School of Law , 2006

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Law Specialist - American Board of Certification, 2012
  • - American Board of Certification (Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist)
  • American Board of Certification - Certified Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist. 
  • California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization - Bankruptcy Law Specialist 

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Corporate
  • Finance
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Office Location for Ahren A. Tiller

1230 Columbia St
Suite 1100
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 888-842-6795

Fax: 866-444-7026

Last Updated: 11/23/2021

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