DeVries Law Office
1512 N. Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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 Hardship + HTV Criminal Law Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime) Domestic Violence & Neglect Drug Violations Business Law Education Law Elder Law Employment Law Estate Planning Government and Administrative Law Motor Vehicle Law Veterans Benefits 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 Christian Legal Society, Member, Board of Directors, 1996 - Present Pro Bono Activities