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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Debt Collection: 25%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Business: 10%
    21 years, 500 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    21 years, 150 cases
  5. Chapter 11: 5%
    16 years, 25 cases



Hourly ($240-295/hour), contingent (33-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Scott. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Diane Lynn Mancinelli

    I endorse this lawyer. Although, Scott is my younger brother, this endorsement is based on the legal work we have done together through the years. He is by far the most detailed lawyer in litigation matters I have ever worked with. He is an excellent writer and an innovative thinker. These qualities make an excellent litigator. I would not hesitate making a referral to him.


    Diane Mancinelli Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Family member

Contact info

Michigan Legal Specialists PC

2186 44th St SE Ste 300
PO Box 88276
Grand Rapids, MI, 49518


MIActive And In Good Standing200005/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyMichigan Legal Specialists, PC2012 - Present
Senior AttorneyBratschie & Associates2002 - 2011
AttorneyCoupe, Van Allsburg & Pater2000 - 2002
AttorneyRice & Rothenberg1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Turnaround Management AssociationMember2012 - Present
Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee of the Michigan State BarMember2012 - Present
Michigan Creditors Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
DBA InternationalMember2011 - Present
Holland Chamber of CommerceMember2011 - Present
Michigan State Bar Litigation SectionMember2005 - Present
Grand Rapids Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
State Bar of MichiganAttorney Member2000 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: Martin. United States v. Brae Asset Fund, et al. (U. S. District Court Western District of Michigan)Won in bankruptcy court and affirmed on appeal to the District Court.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Litigation Newsletter of the State Bar of MichiganThe Sale of Real Property Pursuant to Judicial Levy in Michigan2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Hope CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990