Meet Our Attorneys


Attorney Pernell W. McGuire

Mr. McGuire is an AV rated Arizona attorney providing bankruptcy and debtor/creditor services to people and businesses throughout Arizona. Since 1999, Mr. McGuire has been certified by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Bankruptcy.

Mr. McGuire has over 22 years of bankruptcy experience and has personally handled thousands of bankruptcy cases. Mr. McGuire is a member of the bankruptcy advisory commission of the Arizona State Bar Association, which is responsible for reviewing applications by attorneys seeking certification as specialists in bankruptcy law.

Education: Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, J.D. 1991 (Cum Laude); Brigham Young University, B.S. Accounting 1988. Court Admissions: Texas, 1991, Arizona, 1994; admitted to practice in all State and Federal courts in Arizona. Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribal Courts; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

To speak with Pernell W. McGuire, call 928-779-1173, or email him pmcguire@mcguiregardner.com, or contact him online.


Attorney Cory Torgesen

Cory Torgesen is an associate at the firm. He studied business management and real estate finance at Brigham Young University before graduating with a JD/MBA magna cum laude from Southern Illinois University. While in law school, he completed an externship at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

After graduating, he spent 6 years in business management in the tech industry including serving on the board of directors of a start-up that was recently acquired. When Cory is not working, he is usually spending time with his wife and 4 children camping, riding atvs or bikes, and eating pizza.

To speak with Cory Torgesen, call 480-733-6800, or email him ctorgesen@davismiles.com , or contact him online.

“I sleep better at night knowing my family has a real future again.”
MT, Flagstaff AZ