• J.D., Arizona State University, 2005
• B.A., Northern Arizona University, 2000
• Arizona, 2005
• U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2005
• United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
• Navajo Supreme Court, 2006
• Commercial Litigation
As Baird, Williams & Greer’s bankruptcy attorney, Carson Emmons represents debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Prior to working at Baird, Williams and Greer, Carson ran one of the busiest bankruptcy practices in Northern Arizona. Carson has helped numerous debtors use the bankruptcy process to obtain a fresh start and has likewise helped creditors receive payment on their debts. Where appropriate, Carson has protected his client’s interests by negotiating settlements with bankruptcy trustees and secured creditors, by objecting to a debtor’s discharge, and by initiating and prosecuting adversary proceedings under the Code.
In addition to representing clients in bankruptcy court, Carson has successfully represented clients in a broad spectrum of commercial and civil litigation cases, including contract disputes, real estate issues, business torts, and municipal liability. Carson has appeared on his clients’ behalf in state and federal court, various administrative tribunals, and before the Arizona Court of Appeals. Carson also drafted the winning brief in a case decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In law school, Carson was an Associate Managing Editor for the Arizona State Law Journal and wrote an article, published in the Journal, on the propriety of warrantless searches of automobiles incident to arrest. Carson also taught high school students about their Constitutional rights as a fellow for the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project.