Corey L. Scott, was born and raised in East Chicago, Indiana. Upon graduation from East Chicago Central High School, Corey attended Indiana State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. Upon graduation, Corey accepted a position with the Marion County Superior Court, Juvenile Division where he served with distinction for the next nine years, eventually being promoted to Director of the Youth Counseling Department.
Pursuing his dream of becoming an attorney, Corey attended the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. While in law school, Corey was an Indiana Council on Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) fellow and participated in Moot Court competitions. He also worked in the Marion Superior Court, Criminal Division as a bailiff and research assistant to the Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt, who has recently been nominated to serve on the Federal Bench by President Barack Obama. Corey also served as an internship law clerk to the Honorable Judge, Margret G. Robb, who sits on the Indiana Court of Appeals. Finally, upon graduation from law school, Corey had the distinct honor and privilege to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice, Robert D. Rucker, who sits on the Indiana Supreme Court.
Corey then became an associate with Mike Norris Law Office, where he specialized in bankruptcy law with a main concentration on working to assist families obtain a fresh start through Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Still a young attorney, Corey then served as a public defender at the Marion County Public Defender Agency. In this position, Corey gained invaluable trial experience by defending clients in a wide range of matters from misdemeanors to serious felonies on a daily basis. It was also during this time that Corey discovered his passion for representing and serving "everyday people."
An entrepreneur at heart, Corey established the Law Office of Corey L. Scott, P.C. Since then, he and his staff have served the greater Indianapolis community and surrounding counties in several legal disciplines including: Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense and Family Law. In keeping with his vision, Corey L. Scott, P.C., is a client focused, results oriented general law practice that endeavors to provide legal solutions for "everyday people" charged with a crime, dealing with financial crisis or going through a difficult divorce.
Corey has also been active serving the greater Indianapolis community by participating in pro bono programs such as "Ask a Lawyer," the "Modest Means" panel program which allows individuals to afford legal counsel at a fraction of normal rates, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic and the Heartland Pro Bono Council program.
Corey is a proud member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
|IN||Active In Good Standing||2002||01/04/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Contract Appellate Attorney||Marion County Public Defender Agency||2012 - Present|
|Owner||The Law Office Of Corey L. Scott||2005 - Present|
|Clerk||Indiana Supreme Court, Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard||2003 - 2004|
|Associate||Mike Norris Law Office||2003 - 2005|
|Trial Attorney||Marion County Public Defender Agency||2003 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Indianapolis Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||N/A||2013|
|Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Indiana State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|Community Law Program||10 Rules for Dealing With Police||2014|
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Fri May 08 2015
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