Scott DeVries

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

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

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

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

First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps