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Attorney Pernell W. McGuire

Mr. McGuire is an Arizona attorney providing bankruptcy and debtor/creditor services to people and businesses throughout Arizona. Mr. McGuire is certified by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Bankruptcy.

Mr. McGuire has over 17 years of bankruptcy experience and has personally handled more than 1,000 bankruptcy cases. In addition to operating his law offices, Mr. McGuire is a lecturer of business law at Northern Arizona University. Mr. McGuire is a former member of the bankruptcy advisory commission of the Arizona State Bar Association.

Education: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, J.D. 1991 (Cum Laude); Brigham Young University, B.S. Accounting 1988. Court Admissions: Texas, 1991, Arizona, 1994; admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribal Courts; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

To speak with Pernell W. McGuire, call 928-779-1173, or email him

,  or contact him online.

Attorney Douglas C. Gardner

Douglas C. Gardner is a Native of Northeastern Arizona, and a fourth generation Arizonan.

Prior to law school, Douglas worked for several years for Bechtel Corporation, one of America's largest privately held corporations, as an accounting manager. Douglas attended law school and earned his M.B.A. simultaneously. During Law School, Douglas clerked for the Honorable Randy Haines of the United States Bankruptcy Court in the District of Arizona. Douglas also participated in the Arizona State Law Journal as a Staff Writer and then an Articles Editor. At the same time, Douglas also participated in Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology as an Associate Editor and then as a Senior Editor, where he was recognized as the "Outstanding Associate Editor" and published his case note.

Douglas and his wife, Karleen, are the parents of three very active boys.

Education: Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D. 2004 (Cum Laude); Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business, M.B.A. 2003; University of Nevada Las Vegas, B.S. Finance/Business Administration 1999. Court Admissions: admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Member: Arizona State Bar Association, Coconino County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Family Law and Bankruptcy

Family Law Practice includes: Contested Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulment, Property Division and Distribution, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Paternity, Step-Parent Adoption, Domestic Violence, Spousal Maintenance, Premarital Agreements, Post-marital Agreements, Post Decree Modifications, Enforcement of Decrees and Orders, Modification of Decrees and Orders, Relocation, Grandparent Rights, Family Law Appeals, Orders of Protection, and Mediation.

Bankruptcy Practice includes: Chapter 7 bankruptcy (debt liquidation); Chapter 13 bankruptcy (debt restructuring); Creditor Services.

To speak with Douglas C. Gardner, call 480-829-9081, or email him

,  or contact him online.

Attorney James M. McGuire

Mr. McGuire was raised in Flagstaff, Arizona and now makes his home with his wife and two children in Mesa. During law school, Mr. McGuire was a writer for the Arizona Law Review and graduated with honors.

Mr. McGuire serves on the board of the Mesa Westwood Little League, volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America and encourages organ donation. Mr. McGuire received a life saving living donor liver transplant from his brother Pernell in 2006 and both are doing well.

Education: University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D. 2001 (Magna Cum Laude); University of Arizona, Eller College of Management, B.S. Finance/Business Administration. Court Admissions: admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Member: Arizona State Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, and Civil Litigation.

Bankruptcy Practice includes: Chapter 7 bankruptcy (debt liquidation); Chapter 11 bankruptcy (reorganization); Chapter 13 bankruptcy (debt restructuring); Creditor Services.

Civil Litigation includes: Commercial litigation; business disputes; creditor services.

To speak with James M. McGuire, call 480-829-9081, or email him

,  or contact him online.

Attorney Jared E. Holland

Jared E. Holland was born and raised in the Southeastern Arizona town of Willcox. Prior to law school, Jared served a proselyting mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Taichung, Taiwan and speaks Mandarin Chinese.

During Law School, Jared volunteered as a mediator for the small claims court and was an executive member of Law Students for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Prior to sitting for the Arizona bar, Jared clerked for several attorneys throughout the Phoenix metro area. After passing the Arizona bar Jared moved to Flagstaff, Arizona. He practiced with the law firm of Aspey, Watkins & Diesel, prior to joining McGuire Gardner, in September of 2008.

Jared and his wife, Katherine, are the parents of four beautiful girls.

Education: Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D. 2007; Arizona State University, B.A. Political Science (Cum Laude) 2004. Court Admissions: admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Member: Arizona State Bar Association, Coconino County Bar Association. Affiliations: National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Probate Litigation, Family Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation.

Bankruptcy Practice includes: Chapter 7 bankruptcy (debt liquidation); Chapter 13 bankruptcy (debt restructuring); Creditor Services.

Estate Planning/Probate Litigation: Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Probate Litigation, Conservatorships, Guardianships, and Elder Law.

Family Law Practice includes: Contested Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulment, Property Division and Distribution, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Paternity, Step-Parent Adoption, Domestic Violence, Spousal Maintenance, Premarital Agreements, Post-marital Agreements, Post Decree Modifications, Enforcement of Decrees and Orders, Modification of Decrees and Orders, Relocation, Grandparent Rights, Family Law Appeals, Orders of Protection, and Mediation.

Personal Injury: Auto Accidents, Mass Tort/Class Action Injuries, Semi-Truck Collisions, Slip and Fall, Head Injuries, Premises Liability, Amputation, Permanent Disability, Products Liability, and Manufacturing Defects.

Civil Litigation includes: Contract Disputes, Business Law, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation.

To speak with Jared Holland, call 928-779-1173, or email him

,  or contact him online.

Attorney J. Tyler Martin

Vice President of the Coconino County Bar Association

Tyler focuses his practice areas in bankruptcy, debtor creditor rights, foreclosure services, loan modifications, and commercial litigation. Tyler was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2008. He is also licensed to practice in U.S. Federal Court, Utah Federal Court, and Utah State Courts.

Tyler earned his bachelors degree in Communications from the University of Utah in 2005. He then attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and received his J.D. in 2008. While attending law school, Tyler served on the editorial board for the Journal of Education and Law.

Prior to joining the firm Tyler worked with Law firm Ascione, Heideman & McKay in Provo, Utah in family law and civil litigation matters. Tyler also worked as a law clerk for the firm Romero Park & Wiggins P.S. in Bellevue Washington.

Education: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law Schook, J.D. 2008; University of Utah, B.S. Communications, 2005. Court Admissions: admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona.

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Rights, Foreclosure Services, Loan Modifications and Commercial Litigation.

Bankruptcy Practice includes: Chapter 7 bankruptcy (debt liquidation); Chapter 13 bankruptcy (debt restructuring); Creditor Services.

Civil Litigation includes: Commercial litigation; business disputes; creditor services.

To speak with Tyler Martin, call 928-779-1173, or email him

,  or contact him online.

Karl Scholes

Karl T. Scholes was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to law school, Karl served a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Chihuahua, Mexico. Karl speaks Spanish, is proficient in Hebrew, and has dabbled in Arabic.

During Law School, Karl volunteered in several student organizations, and worked in the Immigration Law and Policy clinic. While in the Immigration clinic, Karl had the opportunity of arguing a case before the Federal Immigration Court.

After passing the Arizona Bar, Karl was hired as an associate at Bueler Jones, LLP, where he developed his practice in Family Law, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, and Landlord/Tenant disputes.

Karl and his wife, Natalie, are the parents of two wonderful children.

Education: Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D. 2007; Brigham Young University, B.A. Linguistics (Dean's List) 2004. Court Admissions: admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Member: Arizona State Bar Association, Maricopa County Bar Association.

Practice Areas: Family Law, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, and Landlord/Tenant Disputes.

Family Law Practice includes: Contested Divorce, Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulment, Property Division and Distribution, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Paternity, Step-Parent Adoption, Domestic Violence, Spousal Maintenance, Premarital Agreements, Post-marital Agreements, Post Decree Modifications, Enforcement of Decrees and Orders, Modification of Decrees and Orders, Relocation, Grandparent Rights, Orders of Protection, and Mediation.

Bankruptcy Practice includes: Chapter 7 bankruptcy (debt liquidation.)

Civil Litigation includes: Contract Disputes, Business Law, Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation.

Landlord/Tenant Disputes: Forcible Detainers (residential), Lease Negotiation, Tenants' Rights.

To speak with Mr. Scholes, call 480-829-9081, or email him

,  or contact him online.