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Scott E Beemer

Scott E Beemer

The Firm of Beemer, Beemer & Associates, P.A.
  • Native American Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy ...
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commissin, US Merit Systems Protection Board
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Summary

I currently practice before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Department of Labor, Office of Worker's Compensation Program (DOL/OWCP) Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Additionally, being part American Indian (Shawnee) and a member of the Kispoko Sept of Ohio Shawnee and the National Native American Bar Association, I represent individuals in tribal courts and justice systems that are components of the sovereign tribal government(s). Tribal courts and justice systems are critical components of the tribal government. They are empowered to resolve conflict and controversy. Native people practiced various forms of meaningful and productive conflict and dispute resolution.

Heavy court caseloads and rising legal costs have prompted many people to settle their legal disputes outside the courtroom through a process known as alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Mediators, also known as arbitrators and conciliators, guide the ADR process and help resolve conflicts between disputing parties. We facilitate negotiations and settlements as mediators between disputing parties by providing direction and encouragement, working collaboratively with the parties and finding creative ways to reach a mutual solution.

Practice Areas
  • Native American Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Divorce
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Civil Rights
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Equal Employment Opportunity Commissin
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US Merit Systems Protection Board
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Ak-Chin Tribal Court
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Federal Circuit
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Pasqua Yaqui Tribal Court
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Yavapai-Apache Tribal Court
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Languages
  • Algonquin: Spoken, Written
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
The Firm of Beemer, Beemer & Associates, P.A.
- Current
Education
Penn-Foster College
Accounting
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Ashworth College
Certification (2016) | Civil Litigation
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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American College of Law
J.D. (2002) | Law
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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LaSalle University
B.S. (1997) | Law Enforcement Management
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association  # 03119491
Member
- Current
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National Arbitration and Mediation
Member
- Current
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Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court  # 10318
Member
- Current
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Arizona Association for Conflict Resolution  # 243
President
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
The Firm of Beemer, Beemer & Associates, P.A.
Legal Answers
6 Questions Answered

Q. Appeal for reinstatement of parental rights was taken over by tribal court. What happens now?
A: Unfortunately. I cannot answer in accordance with ABA Ethics Rule 4.2: In representing a client, a lawyer shall not communicate about the subject of the representation with a person the lawyer knows to be represented by another lawyer in the matter, unless the lawyer has the consent of the other lawyer or is authorized to do so by law or a court order. Please inquire with your lawyer whom handled the Appeal as I am sure your question(s) will be answered. I wish you well. Respectfully, Scott
Q. I'm an American Indian born in Canada trying to obtain a Permanent Resident Card to live and work in the United States.
A: Hello, American Indians born in Canada (with at least 50% American Indian blood) cannot be denied admission to the United States. However, a record of admission for permanent residence will be created if an American Indian born in Canada wishes to reside permanently in the United States. If you live outside the United States and are seeking to enter the United States, you must tell the Customs and Border Protection officer that you are an American Indian born in Canada and provide documentation to support your claim. You must also state that you are seeking to enter to reside permanently in the United States. If you live in the United States and are an American Indian who is born in Canada and who possesses at least 50% American Indian blood, you may obtain a Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) by requesting a creation of record. eligible to receive a Green Card (permanent residence) as an American Indian born in Canada if you: Have 50% or more of blood of the American Indian race Were born in Canada You must have proof of this ancestry based on your familial blood relationship to parents, grandparents, and/or great-grand parents who are or were registered members of a recognized Canadian Indian Band or U.S. Indian tribe. You cannot apply for permanent residence if your tribal membership comes through marriage or adoption. You must schedule an Infopass appointment and appear in person at your local USCIS office. You do not have to fill out an application form or pay a fee to request a creation of record. Bring the following to your appointment: Two passport-style photos Copy of government issued photo identification Copy of your long form Canadian birth certificate (the long form Canadian birth certificate of parents is necessary to establish lineage to claimed tribal ancestors, as well as birth in Canada) Documentation to establish membership, past or present, in each Band or tribe for yourself and every lineal ancestor (parents and grandparents) through whom you have derived the required percentage of American Indian blood. This documentation must come from the official tribal government or from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) If you do not have documentation establishing your past or present membership in each Band or tribe for yourself and every lineal ancestor from the official tribal government, you may bring: Documentation from the Canadian or United States Government Original Letter of Ancestry issued by INAC Please note: All documentation submitted for consideration and submission into the record must be in the form of clear legible photocopies of the originals. Documentation or information in any language other than English must be accompanied by a full English translation. Letters or identification cards issued by Metis associations or other third parties, by themselves, cannot definitively establish your American Indian blood percentage in reference to a specific Canadian Indian Band or U.S. Indian tribe. The Band is the fundamental legal unit of tribal organization for Canadian Indian tribes. Your documentation should clearly indicate which Canadian Indian Band(s) or U.S. Indian tribe(s) with which you or your lineal ancestor(s) are or were affiliated. http://fnp-ppn.aandc-aadnc.gc.ca/fnp/Main/Search/SearchFN.aspx?lang=eng http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/biaind.pdf
Q. Can a judge accept a finding of fact from one party and deny the same finding of fact from another party?
A: Hello, Unfortunately, you have stated you are represented by counsel and it would therefore be unethical to comment as per ABA Rule 4.2.
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The Firm of Beemer, Beemer & Associates, P.A.
2705 S. Alma School Road
Suite 2
Chandler, AZ 85286
Telephone: (480) 210-2601
Fax: (480) 210-2602