150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Scott G. Bassett

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Scott Bassett, Esq.

Contact Information

8105 Valleywood Lane
Portage MI 49024
Work 248-232-3840
Fax 248-928-0355


Practice State

Michigan

Introduction

Appellate work in family law, or any legal field, requires specialized knowledge of frequently changing substantive law and procedural rules. I combine a solid knowledge of substantive family law on issues such as property division, child support, custody, alimony, etc., with more than 30 years of experience handling appeals in the Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court. I can work alone or with your trial attorney to maximize your position on appeal. 

Note: Scott Bassett is licensed to practice law only in Michigan and handles only Michigan legal matters. He is not licensed to practice law in any other state and does not handle legal matters from any state other than Michigan.

Emphasis

Practice is limited to Michigan family law appeals and consultation in Michigan trial court matters where an appeal is anticipated.

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Counties

  • Alcona, Michigan
  • Alger, Michigan
  • Allegan, Michigan
  • Alpena, Michigan
  • Antrim, Michigan
  • Arenac, Michigan
  • Baraga, Michigan
  • Barry, Michigan
  • Bay, Michigan
  • Benzie, Michigan
  • Berrien, Michigan
  • Branch, Michigan
  • Calhoun, Michigan
  • Cass, Michigan
  • Charlevoix, Michigan
  • Cheboygan, Michigan
  • Chippewa, Michigan
  • Clare, Michigan
  • Clinton, Michigan
  • Crawford, Michigan
  • Delta, Michigan
  • Dickinson, Michigan
  • Eaton, Michigan
  • Emmet, Michigan
  • Genesee, Michigan
  • Gladwin, Michigan
  • Gogebic, Michigan
  • Grand Traverse, Michigan
  • Gratiot, Michigan
  • Hillsdale, Michigan
  • Houghton, Michigan
  • Huron, Michigan
  • Ingham, Michigan
  • Ionia, Michigan
  • Iosco, Michigan
  • Iron, Michigan
  • Isabella, Michigan
  • Jackson, Michigan
  • Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Kalkaska, Michigan
  • Kent, Michigan
  • Keweenaw, Michigan
  • Lake, Michigan
  • Lapeer, Michigan
  • Leelanau, Michigan
  • Lenawee, Michigan
  • Livingston, Michigan
  • Luce, Michigan
  • Mackinac, Michigan
  • Macomb, Michigan
  • Manistee, Michigan
  • Marquette, Michigan
  • Mason, Michigan
  • Mecosta, Michigan
  • Menominee, Michigan
  • Midland, Michigan
  • Missaukee, Michigan
  • Monroe, Michigan
  • Montcalm, Michigan
  • Montmorency, Michigan
  • Muskegon, Michigan
  • Newaygo, Michigan
  • Oakland, Michigan
  • Oceana, Michigan
  • Ogemaw, Michigan
  • Ontonagon, Michigan
  • Osceola, Michigan
  • Oscoda, Michigan
  • Otsego, Michigan
  • Ottawa, Michigan
  • Presque Isle, Michigan
  • Roscommon, Michigan
  • Saginaw, Michigan
  • Sanilac, Michigan
  • Schoolcraft, Michigan
  • Shiawassee, Michigan
  • St. Clair, Michigan
  • St. Joseph, Michigan
  • Tuscola, Michigan
  • Van Buren, Michigan
  • Washtenaw, Michigan
  • Wayne, Michigan
  • Wexford, Michigan

Education

B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI

Legal Organizations

Member: State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section and Appellate Practice Section. Former Chair, Family Law Section and Chair, Child Support Guideline Standing Subcommittee; State Court Administrative Office. Council Member, State Bar Appellate Practice Section. Member, Statewide Family Division Implementation Task Force.

Awards

Michigan Appellate Practice and Trial Court Research and Brief Writing. Nationwide Law Office Technology Consulting. Adjunct Professor of Law, Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, FL, former Clinical Professor, University of Michigan Law School, former Adjunct Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law School.

CLE Presentations

Lecturer, State Bar of Michigan, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, and Michigan Trial Lawyers Association.

Author

Over 120 Published Articles on Various Family Law, Appellate Practice, and Law Office Technology Topics; Editor of Affinity Consulting Group Law Office Technology Blog and Newsletter.

AAML Chapter

Amicus Brief Committee.

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