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Bankruptcy Attorneys In Bisbee, Arizona

Located nearly one hundred miles southeast of Tucson is Bisbee, a city and the county seat of the Cochise County which as of the 2010 census was home to 5,575 individuals.

The area was founded as a gold, silver, and copper mining town back in 1880 and was named after Judge DeWitt Bisbee (one of the financial backers of the Copper Queen Mine). Throughout the early 20th century the successful mining of the Mule Mountains caused the population of the city to soar. It was incorporated in 1902, and by 1910 its population nearly doubled its population today at 9,019.

Unrest in Bisbee

Like many other industries in the early 1900s, miners in Bisbee tried to demand better wages and working conditions. In an attempt to prevent unionization, the Phelps Dodge Corporation sent private police in 1917 to transport over 1,000 striking miners at gun point out of Bisbee and over to the town of Hermans, New Mexico, because there were allegations that those miners were members of the Industrial Workers of the World.

Open pit mining continued, but by mid-century the population had dropped to less than 6,000 and in 1975 the Phelps Dodge Corporation stopped all copper mining operations in the area.

A Quirky Culture

In the 1960s Bisbee became a top destination for hippies and other counter cultures. Renowned artist Stephen Hutchinson and his wife bought and redecorated the Copper Queen Hotel and marketed Bisbee as a destination where travellers can enjoy an authentic old Southwest experience. Historic downtown, also known as “Old Bisbee”, continues to have a lively and thriving downtown cultural scene.

A Risky Business Climate

Bisbee began to earn its title as being “quirky” and “cool” in the 1990s. Many small businesses such as coffee shops and live theatre productions cropped up in the area, many of which were a success. Many others, however, have or are currently faltering because of today’s tumultuous economic climate.

Small businesses carry a lot of debt but at the the law office of Eric Ollason, we understand these challenges and we help small businesses find workable solutions so that their business operations are not put at risk. For over twenty years we have provided Bisbee small business owners peace of mind by providing compassionate advocacy and the information they need to make the right decision for their business.

For more information about how the law office of Eric Ollason can help, or to schedule for a free initial consultation, we invite you to contact us online or call us at (520) 791-2707.


Directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Bisbee, AZ
Total Est. Time: 1 h 36 min
Total Est. Distance: 94.6 miles

  1. Head north on Tombstone Canyon toward Moon Canyon
  2. Turn right to merge onto AZ-80 W
  3. Merge onto AZ-80 W
  4. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-10 W and merge onto I-10 W
  5. Use the right lane to take exit 258 toward Congress St/St Marys Rd
  6. Use the right lane to merge onto S Freeway
  7. Turn right onto W Congress St
  8. Turn left onto N Granada Ave
  9. Turn right onto W Alameda St
  10. Turn left onto N Court Ave
  11. Destination will be on the right

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(520) 791-2707

We are located at:
182 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

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