About Us

The Butler Law Office was established in 1984, and has steadily built its reputation on providing quality representation for reasonable and affordable fees. Our firm offers a variety of services, including general legal representation–see our website at www.legalaz.com and estate planning and probate services. www.Butlerrestateplanning.com. One of our areas of expertise is the recovery of excess proceeds, and over the years we have recovered over $2.5 million dollars for our clients.


Allen D. ButlerMorgan Seegmiller
allen-butler Allen D. Butler is an experienced and caring attorney with over 35 years’ experience practicing law. He has represented hundreds of clients in the successful completion of their bankruptcy cases, and has extensive experience in civil litigation. Allen is married, with 6 children and 10 (beautiful and brilliant) grandchildren. He graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University Law School in 1978.
Attorney Morgan Seegmiller joined the Butler Law Office in August 2010 and works in civil litigation, commercial litigation, real estate law, bankruptcy law, loan modifications, and general debtor law.  Morgan has represented our clients in court, in mediation, before city and state tax departments, and in general settlement negotiations.

Prior to his current position, Morgan worked as a law clerk for several small law firms in the Phoenix area.  In the past, Morgan has also been a licensed Realtor at Century 21 Arizona-Foothills and a small business owner of an importing and sales company.


  • W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (B.S. Accounting 2007, Summa cum laude, Certificate in Small Business and Entrepreneurship)
  • Arizona School of Real Estate and Business, Scottsdale, AZ (Real Estate Sales Agent Course Completion 2004, and Continuing Education)

Morgan is married with three children.  When not with his family, Morgan spends time serving his church in various capacities, playing sports, volunteering at his kids’ elementary school, and keeping up with politics and current events.


Carolyn ButlerKaty Ruiz
Carolyn ButlerParalegal, (wife of Allen) has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University, and a Legal Assistant degree from Phoenix College. She has worked in the law office since 1986 as a paralegal and office manager.
Katy RuizWith a paralegal degree from Phoenix College, has primary responsibility for filing and assisting with excess proceeds and bankruptcy cases, as well as insuring that all subsequent documents are timely filed, and answering client questions about the status of their case.