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Christyn M. Scott Member

Areas of Practice

Industries

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 2010

Education

Michigan State University, J.D., magna cum laude

Oakland University, B.A., cum laude

Christyn M. Scott has a significant amount of litigation experience and has achieved successful outcomes for clients at both the trial court and appellate level in federal and state court. Ms. Scott’s practice focuses on real estate litigation, and she has successfully handled cases in numerous areas of litigation, including:

  • Real estate litigation, including easement/boundary line disputes, priority disputes, title issues, mortgage fraud claims, and contested foreclosures
  • Consumer finance litigation, such as defending claims involving violations of the Truth In Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Michigan Consumer Protection Act, and credit card disputes for some of the nation's largest financial institutions
  • Business contract disputes
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Cases involving fraud and other business torts
  • Adoption matters, including newborn adoptions (both within Michigan and interstate), foster parent adoptions, and gestational surrogacies

While in law school, Ms. Scott participated in the Trial Practice Institute. After winning various scholastic awards, including the Dean Charles King Scholarship, she graduated in the top ten percent of her law school class.

  • Yuille v. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc., 2010 WL 4260890 (E.D.Mich. 2010); affirmed, No. 10-2564, 2012 WL 1914056 (6th Cir. May 29, 2012)
  • Williams, et al. v. JPMorgan Chase Mortgage Acquisition, 2010 WL 1052356 (E.D. Mich. 2010); affirmed, No. 10-1481, 447 Fed. Appx. 705 (6th Cir. November 28, 2011)
  • Blackward v. Bank of America, N.A., , 2010 WL 3464703 (E.D. Mich. 2010); affirmed, No. 10-2226, 2012 WL 762882 (6th Cir. March 9, 2012)
  • Steffey v. Select Portfolio Servicing, 2010 WL 4259614 (Mich. App. 2010)
  • Griffin v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., et al , 2009 WL 4506426 (E.D. Mich. 2009)
  • Vallejo v Downing, 2005 WL 1227516, (Mich. App.), lv den 474 Mich. 975

Memberships & Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Recognized in Michigan Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star for General Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Appellate, Family Law and Real Estate, 2013-Present

Selected as an "Up & Coming Lawyer" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2011