Jim S. Samuelson's clients benefit from his nearly 10 years of experience as a judicial law clerk to two U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges.

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law, J.D., Dispute Resolution Certificate, 1996
  • University of Arizona, B.S., Business Administration, 1986

Community Leadership

  • Volunteer coach for youth basketball and football teams

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1998

Professional & Industry Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona: Bankruptcy Section, Chair (2010-2011), Past Chair (2011-2012), Treasurer (2003-2009), Executive Council Member (2003-2012), Convention Co-Chair (2021)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court: Master and Charter Member (2011-present)

Reported Cases

  • In re DeRoche, 434 F.3d 1188 (9th. Cir. 2006), abrogated by Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. of America v. Pacific Gas & Electric Co., 549 U.S. 443, 127 S.Ct. 1199, 167 L.Ed.2d 178 (2007)
  • In re Bliemeister, 251 B.R. 383 (Bankr. D. AZ. 2000)