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Scott Russell Bigger

Criminal defense Attorney at Flint, MI

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 12 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2011
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Scott

Learn Scott’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    For all your criminal defense needs, Call Attorney Scott R. Bigger!

    13 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    You made a mistake. Now you're facing hefty fines and driver's license sanctions. Don't make a second mistake trying to navigate legal process alone.

    13 years

  3. Sex crime
    Defending against sexual assault allegations requires an attorney that handles sex crimes regularly. I'm your man!

    13 years

  4. Violent crime
    When your attorney is the only thing standing between you and prison, you need a fighter on your side. Murder, Armed Robbery, Carjacking. I can help!

    13 years

  5. Juvenile law
    Don't let one youthful indiscretion cause a lifetime of hardship. I can help!

    13 years

  6. Expungement
    The Michigan expungement laws have changed. You may be eligible to have a conviction set aside. Let me guide you through the process.

    13 years

Attorney Scott R. Bigger of Manley & Manley provides aggressive representation for clients who are facing charges in Flint and throughout Michigan. When you are in legal trouble, you need a strong advocate who will take your case seriously and fight for your rights. You can count on attorney Bigger to give your case the attention it deserves.

No matter how straightforward it may seem, a criminal case can quickly become complicated. A conviction can affect your life and your future. You could face jail time or substantial fines. Your job could be at risk, and a criminal record can make it difficult for you to find other work. That’s why you need a criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.

Attorney Bigger understands the seriousness of the charges you are facing and the impact they could have. He builds a strong defense based on facts and won’t stop fighting on your behalf until he gets the best possible outcome. He knows the law and he know how to get results.

Attorney Bigger has been recognized for his distinguished research and writing abilities. Through pretrial motions, he has been able to secure successful outcomes for many of his clients. As a leader in this area of practice, he has often served as a mentor to other attorneys.

When you come in for a free case evaluation with attorney Bigger, you can expect him to thoroughly review the details of your case. You can expect him to explain your legal options and give you an honest assessment of what to expect. You can also expect him to take your case seriously and aggressively fight for you.

If you are facing criminal charges, contact us to schedule a free case evaluation.


Attorney Bigger knew early on that he wanted to be a lawyer. As a student at Clarkston High School, he participated in mock trials as well as the teen court program. He continued his education at Grand Valley State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Political Science.

While attending Wayne State University Law School, Mr. Bigger received special honors recognition in research and writing reserved for only the top students in each class. He was again top in his class in the advanced legal writing courses. He distinguished himself as an advocate uniquely able to identify winning legal arguments and turn complex legal issues into persuasive legal briefs.

During law school, Mr. Bigger interned for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, serving in the Juvenile and Appellate Divisions and also participated in the Criminal Appellate Practice Seminar offered through the State Appellate Defender’s Office.

Attorney Bigger started his legal career in 2011 opening his own practice as a firm dedicated to devoting each client the time and energy that their case deserves and not just as another case number on a court docket. Attorney Bigger established himself as a formidable trial advocate working on some of the most high-profile cases in Genesee County over the last decade.

In 2015, Attorney Bigger was recognized as one of Michigan’s Top 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers and continues to earn recognition as a top attorney in the industry.

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Manley & Manley PLLC
1434 Mott Foundation Building
503 S. Saginaw St.
Flint, MI, 48502

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Posted by anonymous | August 28, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Would recommend to anyone!!
Scott is a amazing attorney, he was always right there when I needed him. He beat all my Case's!!! Very impressed with his work and will use him in the future if needed!!!


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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Manley & Manley, PLLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Contract Attorney
  • The Manley Firm
  • 2013 - 2020
  • Principal Attorney and Owner
  • Bigger Law, PLC
  • 2013 - 2020
  • Legal Intern - Appeals Division
  • Wayne County Prosecutors Office
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Legal Intern - Juvenile Division
  • Wayne County Prosecutors Office
  • 2009 - 2009
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  • Wayne State University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • Grand Valley State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Genesee County Bar Association
  • Chair of the Appeals Committee
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2018 - 2019
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2015
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Special Honors Passing Grade for Legal Research & Writing
  • Wayne State University Law School
  • 2009


Speaking Engagements

  • Mastering Criminal Defense Seminar
  • Persuasive Legal Writing
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (7)
Endorse Scott
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"is a great criminal law attorney. I had the distinct pleasure of seeing his legal expertise in action and I would not hesitate to recommend this lawyer to any client in need."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Scott is a diligent and highly competent attorney. A savant on local court rules and procedures, Attorney Bigger gets his clients every edge possible in court. An automatic hire for those accused of crimes."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It is with pleasure that I endorse Attorney Scott Bigger. I have personally seen Attorney Bigger consistently perform at a high level in numerous courtrooms in Genesee County. Attorney Bigger combines intellect with compassion when defending his clients. He is highly respected by Judges as well as his fellow Attorneys."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked with Attorney Bigger on a plethora of cases. His attention to detail, calm demeanor and ability to generate positive, consistent results for his clients are some of the reasons that I highly endorse him. He is an excellent attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Scott is a very strong advocate for his client and he is very knowledgeable of the law. His motions are one of the best in the area."
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Flint Criminal defense Lawyer Scott Russell Bigger
Scott Russell Bigger
Criminal defense Attorney
Flint, MI
Licensed for 12 years