A&M is dedicated to providing clients with a personal touch. At A&M, each client receives personal attention from one of our partners.
In addition to being skilled bankruptcy attorneys, creditor's rights attorneys and commercial litigators, A&M also offers legal services including commercial real estate transacitons, and commercial landlord/tenant law.
Located in the heart of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico our bankruptcy attorneys have years of experience on all sides of the bankruptcy arena. Whether you are a secured or unsecured creditor, a debtor-in-possession, a trustee, or another party in interest, Askew & Mazel knows how to get results.
Mr. Askew has more than 25 years of experience representing parties in bankruptcy proceedings and out of court-workouts, and has an active commercial and business litigaiton practice. Mr. Askew is rated AV Pre-eminent, 5 out of 5 by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible Martindale Hubbell rating, is listed as Best Lawyers in America 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Albuquerque bankruptcy litigation, and is also listed in Southwest Super Lawyers. Mr. Askew is frequently a featured speaker for state bar legal education programs. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Askew served as law clerk to the Honorable Stewart Rose, United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of New Mexico.
Mr. Mazel is a standing Chapter 7 panel trustee, selected by the Office of the United States Trustee. He is rated BV by Martindale Hubbell, and has received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy and the Judge Oliver Seth Award for Excellence in Dispute Resolution. Mr. Mazel practiced bankruptcy law under the mentorship of Robert H. Jacobvitz, now the Honorable Robert H. Jacobvitz, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Mexico. In addition, Mr. Mazel is dedicated to giving back to the State of New Mexico and is actively involved in multiple pro bono programs.
Mr. Askew and Mr. Mazel are joined by Mr. White, an up-and-coming New Mexico bankruptcy attorney, mentored in bankruptcy law by former Chief Judge James S. Starzynski. Mr. White's broad background includes co-authoring scientific papers, editing a book on philosophy, and meeting with U.S. senators and representatives on behalf of a multinational pharmaceutical company. From time to time, Mr. White provides pro bono assistance to the New Mexico Immigrant Law Center on asylum cases.
Askew & Mazel, LLC is well-accustomed to dealing with complex and seemingly intractable legal problems. Currently, among other clients, Askew & Mazel, LLC represents Judith Wagner, Chapter 11 Trustee of the Vaughan Company Realtors, a real estate company through which the largest Ponzi scheme in New Mexico history was perpetrated. In that matter, over 200 separate lawsuits were filed.
If you're looking for experienced, capable attorneys who know how to navigate the business world, look no further. Call Askew & Mazel, LLC today at (505) 433-3097.