Lawyers

Scott G. Wallace

Associate

Assistant - Tammy Adams -  tadams@seyburn.com

Scott is an Associate in the Firm and specializes in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, tax, corporate law and receiverships.  Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida in 1986, where he also pursued post-graduate studies and research opportunities concentrating on American presidential politics and the analysis of presidential leadership models.  Scott received his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The Florida State University College of Law in 1991.  While attending FSU, Scott served as an editorial member of the Law Review during each of his three years of study.  He also served as a research assistant for Sheldon F. Kurtz, Dean of FSU College of Law, assisting with researching, writing and editing a textbook on estate planning.

After completing law school, Scott practiced for a number of years in Florida, before returning to his home state of Michigan with his family.  He has co-authored seminar materials for the National Business Institute, including “A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in Florida” and “Basic Probate Procedures in Florida.”  Scott also served as co-counsel and took the lead in researching and writing the legal brief in the reported case of Rydstrom v. Bayfront Medical Center, 632 So.2d 143 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1994), successfully defeating a hospital’s equal protection challenge to Florida’s doctrine of necessaries.  He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1991 and the Michigan Bar since 2008.  Scott is also a member of the Oakland County Bar Association and the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.

Scott is a proud parent of four sons, Joshua, Jerad, Jordan and Aiden.  
 

Memberships/ Associations

Legal
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Editorial Member of Law Review
  • Served as Research Assistant for Sheldon F. Kurtz, Dean of FSU College of Law