Scott A. DeVries

Scott A. DeVries

Attorney
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Phone:
317-643-5918
800-555-3068 (Toll Free)
Fax:
317-472-0640
Email:

Scott DeVries is an Indianapolis attorney with a wide and extensive breadth of legal and practical experience. Before beginning his law career, Scott was an officer in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a tank platoon commander and officer in charge of top-secret material. He also worked in the private sector as a regional sales director for two major office furniture companies.

Since graduating summa cum laude from law school, Scott DeVries has had a diverse legal career. He worked as a Marion County deputy prosecutor concentrating on major felony cases, including murder trials, and served as a Master Commissioner in felony criminal courts. Before opening his own Indianapolis law firm, Scott served as the General Counsel for the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Areas of Practice

  • DUI/DWI/OVWI
  • Hardship/Specialized Driving Permit/Specialized Driving Privileges + HTV
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Drug Violations
  • Education Law
  • Government and Administrative Law
  • Motor Vehicle Law
  • Expungements

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1996
  • North Carolina, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1996

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 1995
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.B.A. - 1981
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Finance

Published Works

  • "Medical Malpractice Acts' Statutes of Limitation as they Apply to Minors: Are they Proper?", Indiana Law Review, Volume 28:2, 1995

Classes/Seminars

  • Chair, "Revealing the Mysteries of Administrative Law: A Practitioner's Guide to Indiana State Agencies", ICLEF (December), 2013
  • "Motor Vehicle Law Update", Indiana Public Defender Council's 36th Annual Update Seminar (June), 2013
  • "Breaking Barriers to Re-entry: An Overview of Common Civil Legal Issues Facing Ex-Offenders", Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic CLE (August), 2011
  • "DWI Trial", ICLEF (March), 2010
  • "My client is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, the driver's license ramifications", Indianapolis Bar Association (February), 2010
  • "Traffic Law School", ICLEF (December), 2013
  • "Traffic Law School", ICLEF (December), 2008
  • "Traffic Law School", ICLEF (December), 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • National Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Marine Corps, First Lieutenant, Tank platoon commander, and officer in charge of top-secret material
  • Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, General Counsel