Carron Armstrong

Expertise: Bankruptcy and Debt Management
Title: Writer, Bankruptcy & Consumer Lawyer
Education: Tulane University Law School , University of South Alabama
Location: Dallas, Texas


  • Bankruptcy and consumer lawyer with more than 40 years of experience.
  • Legal writer and blogger published on, The Bankruptcy Site, and in the Texas Bar Journal, among others.
  • Taught paralegal studies at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, and real estate courses at Tarrant County College.
  • Has represented hundreds of individuals and small businesses in bankruptcy cases, foreclosure defense, credit card lawsuit defense, unfair debt collection, and credit reporting cases.


Carron Armstrong has been educating consumers and businesses about finances for more than 40 years. She is a bankruptcy and consumer lawyer who has helped hundreds of individuals and small businesses in bankruptcy, unfair debt collection, and credit reporting cases.

Currently, Carron writes and blogs about legal topics, and researches and writes motions for other lawyers. She wrote more than 100 articles about debt and bankruptcy for The Balance, and has written for other websites and publications, including, The Bankruptcy Site,, and the Texas Bar Journal.

In her early career, Carron was a banker, a bankruptcy court clerk, and a paralegal in a bankruptcy law firm. She later went to Tulane University School of Law, where she was the assistant articles editor for the Law Review and graduated magna cum laude. She clerked for the Hon. Jacques L. Wiener of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and for Steven Felsenthal, Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. Carron also taught paralegal studies and real estate courses at Texas colleges.


  • J.D., Law, Tulane University School of Law
  • Masters in Counseling, University of South Alabama

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