James F Kahn Esq

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Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: Bankruptcy Law  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1972

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: September 23, 1972

Other Language(s): None


James F. Kahn was educated at Wayne State University Law School, admitted to the State Bar of Arizona September 23, 1972. He is the founding shareholder of Kahn & Ahart, PLLC / Bankruptcy Legal Center™.  He is rated AV-Preeminent® by the Martindale-Hubbell National Legal Directory1 and holds a 10.0 rating with Avvo. Jim has been certified as a Bankruptcy Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization continuously since 1988. Mr. Kahn represents both creditors and debtors in bankruptcy, with special emphasis in assisting small businesses and individuals in obtaining relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Kahn is a past-chairman of the State Bar of Arizona Bankruptcy Section and of the State Bar Creditors' and Debtors' Rights Committee. He previously served as chairman of the Western Region of the Commercial Law League of America and past-president of the Arizona Bankruptcy Coalition. He is also a Master in the Arizona Bankruptcy American Inns of Court.

Mr. Kahn served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Phoenix School of Law (now Arizona Summit Law School) and has been named a Southwest SuperLawyer, 2007-2009 & 2012-2019.

Kahn & Ahart, PLLC is a Debt Relief Agency. We proudly help people and small businesses obtain relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

(1 AV is the highest rating awarded to a law firm or a lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and is the result of an extensive and confidential review by the attorney's peers in the legal community. The AV rating indicates "very high to preeminent legal ability" and demonstration of "the highest professional and ethical standards.")

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Bankruptcy Workouts, Repossessions, Personal Bankruptcy, Pre-Bankruptcy Workouts, Liquidations, Out of Court Debt Restructuring, Consumer Bankruptcy, Commercial Workouts, Debt Relief, Creditor Bankruptcy, Debtor Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Bankruptcy Reorganization, Bankruptcy Mediation, Commercial Recovery, Commercial Insolvency, Commercial Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Chapter 13, Bankruptcy Arbitration, Bankruptcy Chapter 11, Bankruptcy Chapter 7, Bankruptcy Litigation, Foreclosures


  • Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • Wayne State

  • Last Updated: January 23, 2021
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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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