Malinda L. Hayes

Malinda L. Hayes

  • Business Law, Bankruptcy
  • Florida
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Ms. Hayes is board certified in business bankruptcy, with a practice focused on guiding individual and business debtors through the bankruptcy process, assisting creditors with the recovery of debts, and facilitating corporations with business transactions such as asset sales, business formation and preparation of customized contracts. In 2020, she started her own firm after practicing for several years as a partner in a medium-sized law firm.

Ms. Hayes graduated in the top 5% of her class at the Florida State University College of Law where she highly involved in the Law Review. She studied International Law at Oxford University in England. Before attending law school, Ms. Hayes graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Washington. Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Ms. Hayes comes from a background closely tied to agriculture and farming, which gives her a unique perspective and qualification to handle business and financial matters unique to family farmers and fisherman, including chapter 12 bankruptcy.

Ms. Hayes served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable J. Rich Leonard for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of North Carolina. After her clerkship, Ms. Hayes returned to Florida and entered private practice. For over a decade, she has helped clients in South Florida navigate complex legal issues, from financial distress to business acquisitions. She strives to empower clients with the tools they need for long-term success, working to achieve the best outcome in any situation.

Business Bankruptcy
American Board of Certification
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
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Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Malinda L. Hayes
378 Northlake Blvd. #218
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Telephone: (561) 537-3796