Due to COVID-19 our firm will be working remotely, operating solely via phone and video calls.
Carlene Simmons began practicing in the State of Arizona in 2003 after graduating from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Her practice emphasizes consumer bankruptcy filings, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases as well as personal injury cases.
Carlene believes that attorneys have an obligation to volunteer their time and efforts within the community. She is honored to work with the Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, the Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer’s Program and she has received commendations for work done with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona Pro Bono Panel.
Volunteer Lawyers Program, Friends of the Court Outstanding Law Student Mentor 2016
Bankruptcy Pro Bono Panel Honoree, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona 2011-2015
Client Choice Award AVVO 2014-2015
Client Distinction Award Martindale-Hubbell 2015
BV-rated Martindale-Hubbell 2014
Distinguished 4.3 out of 5 Martindale-Hubbell 2014
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2014
Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program Volunteer Attorney 2015 – Present
State Bar of Arizona Law Day Legal Aid Clinic Volunteer Attorney 2015 – Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona Chapter 13 Expert Panel 2014 – Present
Volunteer Lawyers Program, Friends of the Court Participant 2013 – Present
Arizona Consumer Bankruptcy Counsel Member 2012 – Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Member 2012 – Present
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation Volunteer Attorney 2012 – Present
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona Self Help Center Volunteer Attorney 2012 – Present
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Law Section Member 2011 – Present
University of Arizona College of Law, 2003
Northern Arizona University, 1999
State of Arizona, 2009
Maricopa County, 2009