Top Business Bankruptcy Specialist Joins Morris Polich & Purdy LLP

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (MPP) is pleased to announce that business bankruptcy attorneys Candace Carlyon and Matthew Carlyon have joined the firm’s Las Vegas office. 

Candace Carlyon has been certified as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Attorneys since 1994. Ms. Carlyon currently serves as a part time Judge pro tempore for the Clark County Eighth Judicial District Court’s Short Trial Program.  Previously, she served as a Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge and as a mediator with the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program. Her legal experience includes representation of numerous financial institutions, hotels, casinos, creditors’ committees, bondholders’ committees, title companies, real estate developers, and investment entities.  She is also a mediator through the American Arbitration Association.  Ms. Carlyon’s notable recognitions include The Best Lawyers in America in the field of bankruptcy since 1994, holding a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating since 1989, and most recently, her recognition as one of the top 50 women attorneys in the Mountain States region.  Her practice consists primarily of representation of lenders and creditors in litigation, transactional and bankruptcy matters.

Matthew Carlyon’s legal experience includes lender representation in state and bankruptcy courts, representation of debtors in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, personal injury, and commercial litigation. Since law school he has spent significant time volunteering with the Clark County Truancy Diversion Project, helping a number of at-risk middle school students to achieve attendance and other scholastic goals, as well as donating time through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, from teaching a weekly class on small claims to representation of numerous individuals in chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Following Law School, Mr. Carlyon interned at the Reno Bankruptcy Court for the Honorable Judge Bruce T. Beesley and Gregg W. Zive.  He has published several articles, most recently Bankruptcy Courts Deny Relief to Marijuana Businesses published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal in December of 2014.

“We are very excited to welcome Candace and Matthew to our firm,” says Managing Partner Don Ridge. “Their expertise brings tremendous value to the firm and we are extremely fortunate that they have joined us.”

About MPP

Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is a law firm, with offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas, that works with its clients on a national basis. We represent clients in every state, as well as many U.S. possessions, where their cases arise. We also have a wealth of international affiliations.

Our dedication to clients, combined with extensive experience, both in the trial and appellate courts, are the qualities that distinguish us from other law firms. Our attorneys are known for their vast experience and success, and have earned the firm its reputation with the bench and bar as down to earth, practiced, sensible, skillful, professional litigators. We provide superior legal services in a manner consistent with our clients’ best interests and goals. We are committed to expertise in all our areas of practice, knowing our clients’ businesses and providing client service at its highest level.

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