Phoenix Business Attorneys

Business, Bankruptcy, Estates, Real Estate, Construction



Donald PowellDonald W. Powell is a senior partner at Carmichael & Powell, P.C. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor of science degree in 1969 and a law degree in 1972. Mr. Powell is the past President of the University of Arizona Alumni Association, Phoenix Chapter, and a recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Service Award of the University of Arizona. He has served as President of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of Arizona and President of the Bankruptcy Section of the Maricopa County Bar Association. He was Chairman of the Maricopa County Bar Foundation. Mr. Powell has been certified as a specialist in bankruptcy law by the State Bar of Arizona since 1987. He served as a member and examination reviewer of the Bankruptcy Accreditation Review Panel, Standing Committee on Specialization, American Bar Association. Mr. Powell has represented businesses and consumers in thousands of bankruptcy cases, and has confirmed 134 Chapter 11 plans of reorganization. His practice area is bankruptcy law.


Assistant : Audrey Krause                                               

Areas of Practice

Bankruptcy Law

Year Joined Firm:


Certified Legal Specialties

Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law, State Bar of Arizona, 1987

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1973


University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona – 1972
University of Arizona
B.S. – 1969

Honors and Awards

Arizona Finest Lawyers
State Bar of Arizona Top Pro Bono Attorney
Volunteer Lawyers Program Pro Bono Attorney of the Month
Outstanding Alumni Service Award, University of Arizona
Professional Associations and Memberships
University of Arizona Alumni Association, President, Phoenix Chapter
University of Arizona Law College Association, Board of Directors
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Section, President
State Bar of Arizona, Bankruptcy Section, Bankruptcy Specialist Certification Committee, Chairman
State Bar of Arizona, Foundation Fellow
Maricopa County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, President
Maricopa County Bar Foundation, Chairman
American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Specialization, Bankruptcy Accreditation Review Panel, Member
Bankruptcy Accreditation Review Panel, Examination Reviewer

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Our Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy

    Individual, Family & Business Bankruptcy

  • Business

    Serving small & medium sized businesses