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Dickinson Wright Attorney K. Scott Hamilton Named 2017 Detroit Bar Legal Scholar

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney K. Scott Hamilton has been selected as the 2017 Detroit Bar Legal Scholar by the Detroit Bar Association.

The Detroit Bar Association established the Detroit Bar Legal Scholar Program to recognize each year original legal work product that advances the field of law and offers the application of new ideas that address the social, educational, economic and/or human advancement of the State of Michigan. Mr. Hamilton’s paper titled Urban Homesteading as a Method of Redeveloping Detroit’s Neighborhoods will be published by the Detroit Bar Association and he will be honored at the Detroit Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on June 21, 2017 at the Detroit Club.

Mr. Hamilton is a Member in the firm’s Detroit office. Throughout his career, he has first chaired more than 30 federal and state bench and jury trials and argued over 40 cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Sixth and Tenth Circuits, the Michigan Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals. He is Co-Chairman of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michig

an’s Appellate Committee and served as an Adjunct Professor of Law (Appellate Practice) at Michigan State University’s College of Law.

Mr. Hamilton is a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and is a Life Member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference. He is also recognized as a leader in his field by Best Lawyers in America, Michigan Super Lawyers, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Lawyers, and DBusiness Top Lawyers. Mr. Hamilton received his B.S. from Central Michigan University and his J.D. from Wayne State University Law School.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 450 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas and 16 industry groups. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has seventeen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and ten other domestic offices in Austin, Texas; Columbus, Ohio; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville and Music Row, Tenn.; Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canadian office is located in Toronto.

Dickinson Wright offers our clients a distinctive combination of superb client service, exceptional quality, value for fees, industry expertise and business acumen. As one of the few law firms with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, Dickinson Wright has built state-of-the-art, independently-verified risk management controls and security processes for our commercial transactions. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited for their expertise and experience by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.