Amelia Valenzuela, Associate


Amelia Valenzuela is a member of the firm’s Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights Group.

While in law school, she served as a research assistant for Professor Charles Calleros and as a legal intern at Consejo Nacional de Rehabilitación y Educación Especial in Costa Rica.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)
    • Arizona State Law Journal (Executive Note and Comment Editor); Order of the Coif (Member)
    • National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Graduate Award; William H. Pedrick Scholar
    • Center for Law and Global Affairs Fellow; Women Law Students’ Association (Executive Board Member)
    • Chicano-Latino Law Student Association (Member); Homeless Legal Assistance Program
  • Wheaton College, Massachusetts (B.A., magna cum laude, 2007)
    • Majors: English and Hispanic Studies
    • Dean’s List
    • Balfour Scholar; Presidential Scholarship
    • High Achievement in Spanish; Academic Advising Center (Preceptor)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2013

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)
  • Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association (Member)
  • Capital School Homeroom Program (Volunteer)
  • Open Table (Volunteer)
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Michael Daly Hawkins, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Spanish