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Scott Grabel

Scott Grabel

Grabel & Associates
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Michigan
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Biography

Scott Grabel is an experienced trial attorney with a strong history of positive results in drug, murder, criminal sexual conduct, and DUI/OWI cases. He has successfully argued cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals and has appeared as a commentator on Court TV's Best Defense for analysis of a murder case. Recently he was a guest on the Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and as a mentor for the Ingham County Bar Association's Mentoring Program. He is proud to be rated as one of the 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction, five years running, by the American Institute of Legal Counsel and rated in the top 1% of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

Scott was born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and graduated from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He attend the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and graduated with honors. Following his graduation in 1994, he accepted a position with the Michigan Court of Appeals Prehearing Department. After that he practiced as a staff attorney for a national law firm where he was promoted to Regional Director of Attorneys for four states. During his work with the national firm, he found he passion for criminal defense law. In 1999 he resigned in order to start his own firm, Grabel & Associates, with a sole focus on criminal defense.

Scott has vast experience in defending those charged with criminal sexual conduct, drug possession, theft and property crimes, DUI, juvenile crimes, assault and violent crimes, federal charges as well as criminal appeals and driver's license restoration.

Practice Areas
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    Juvenile Law
    White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Molestation
  • Child Protective Services
  • Child Sexually Abusive
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Internet Sex Crimes/Chat Room
  • Prostitution and Solicitation
  • Sex Crimes Registration
  • Sexual Assault
  • Statutory Rape
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner and Supervising Attorney
Grabel & Associates
- Current
Regional Director of Attorneys
Miller & Associates
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Owner
Unemployment Benefit Group
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Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (1994)
Honors: with top honors
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Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
B.A. | Accounting
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Awards
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
10 Best for Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Nation's Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
Top 10 Defense Attorneys in Michigan
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Michigan
The American Society of Legal Advocates
Best Attorneys of America
Rue Ratings
Top 100 Lawyers
American Society of Legal Advocates
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 53310
Member
Current
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Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
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Current
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Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society’s Advocates Guild
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Current
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Ingham County Bar Association
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Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Current
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Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan
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Current
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Member
Current
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Law Guru
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Current
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Lawyers Central
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Current
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National Lawyers Guild
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Current
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The National Trial Lawyers Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
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Current
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Americans for Safe Access Legal Team
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Current
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American Association for Justice
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Current
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Speaking Engagements
Commentary on the Orange Taylor III Case
TrueTV
Constitution Day, Constitution Day Educational Program
Commentary On Zach Anderson Case, Nightline
Commentary on Michigan v. Washington
CourtTV
Certifications
JD
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Websites & Blogs
Website
Scott Grabel's Main Website Profile
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Scott Grabel's Sex Crime Website Profile
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Scott Grabel's Drivers License Reinstatement Website Profile
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Grabel & Associates' Main Website
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Grabel & Associates' Sex Crime Website
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Grabel & Associates' Drivers License Reinstatement Website
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Grabel & Associates' Appeals Website
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Scott Grabel's Appeals Website Profile
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Scott Grabel's Drug Crime Website Profile
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Grabel & Associates' Drug Crime Website
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Scott Grabel's DUI Website Profile
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Grabel & Associates' DUI Website
Blog
Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog
Blog
Scott Grabel's Criminal Blog
Contact & Map
Grabel & Associates
Lansing, MI Office
Boji Tower
124 W. Allegan St.
Ste. 636
Lansing, MI 48933
Toll-Free: (800) 342-7896
Telephone: (866) 747-2235
Fax: (517) 655-1530
Grabel & Associates
Ann Arbor, MI Office
202 E. Washington Street
Ste. 407
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Toll-Free: (800) 342-7896
Telephone: (734) 845-4330
Grabel & Associates
Grand Rapids, MI Office
2022 Fuller Ave.
Ste. 211
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Toll-Free: (800) 342-7896
Telephone: (616) 213-4133