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Zochowski Law, PLLC is a boutique law firm specializing in financial areas of the law related to insolvency.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Bankruptcy: 75%
    16 years, 610 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    18 years
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
    16 years
  4. Debt Collection: 5%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ryan French Beach

    Scott is an excellent bankruptcy attorney. He is extremely knowledgeable and is always a passionate advocate for his clients.

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Contact info

Zochowski Law, PLLC

100 E Big Beaver Rd Ste 900
Troy, MI, 48083

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing199801/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Member of the YearConsumer Bankruptcy Association2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Jurisprudence Acheivement AwardMichigan State University College of Law1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerZochowski Law, PLLC2005 - Present
Associate AttorneyGold, Lange & Majoros, PC2003 - 2004
Associate AttorneyBeeding & Hacker2002 - 2003
Staff AttorneyUAW Legal Service Plan2000 - 2001
Staff AttorneyMichigan Protection & Advocacy Service1998 - 2000
Student AttorneyWayne County Neighborhood Legal Services1998 - 1998
Student AttorneyMisdemeanor Defenders1997 - 1997
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Consumer Bankruptcy AssociationMember2012 - Present
Polish American Legal SocietyMember2012 - Present
Michigan Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2009 - 2010
United States Supreme Court Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Northern District of Ohio chapter)Member2009 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Northern District of Indiana chapter)Member2004 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Wisconsin chapter)Member2004 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Michigan chapter)Member2001 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Northern District of Illinois chapter)Member2001 - Present
Macomb County Bar AssociationMember2000 - 2001
Federal Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionMember2000 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Michigan chapter)Member2000 - Present
Michigan Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1999 - 2000
State Bar of MichiganMember1998 - Present
National Lawyers GuildMSU College of Law Chapter President1996 - 1998
MSU College of Law Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
University of Michigan-Flint Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
St. Clair County Community College Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re SchaferAppealed from Bankruptcy Appeals Panel to 6th Circuit
In re Dorothy Jones; In re Steven SchaferAppealed from Bankr. W.D. Mich. to 6th Circuit Bankruptcy Appeals Panel
State of Michigan v. Schafer et alMichigan bankruptcy-specific exemption statute found constitutional
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Michigan Protection & Advocacy ServiceAdvocating for Access: A Consumer's Guide1999
Journal of International Law and PracticeWill Labour Keep Its Promise?1996
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Michigan State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Michigan, FlintBusinessOther - Bachelors1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MFPP Foreclosure Prevention TrainingForeclosure Issues in Divorce2011
MPLP RoadshowForeclosure Issues in Divorce2010
MPLP RoadshowBankruptcy and Family Law2009
MPLP RoadshowBankruptcy and Family Law2008
MPLP RoadshowClient Intake: Weeding Through Potential Client Phone Calls2005
MPLP RoadshowBankruptcy and Family Law2004
MPLP RoadshowBankruptcy Intersection With Family Law2003
CPA Continuing EducationBankruptcy Overview for Accountants2002