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Stefan J. Scholl
Attorney at Law
3280 Woods Way, Suite 4
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-3836

   

 

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Biography

Stefan J. Scholl grew up in Petoskey, Michigan, attending St. Francis Xavier Grade School and graduating from Petoskey High School.  He went on to obtain his bachelor's degree in International Relations from The Honors College and James Madison College at Michigan State University.  Scholl received his law degree from the University of Michigan, one of the nation's preeminent law schools.

At the University of Michigan Law School, Scholl was a participant in the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition, 1991-1992, and was awarded the prestigious S. Anthony Benton award for Semi-Finals Best Brief by a panel of distinguished judges including United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

From 1992-1994, Scholl practiced law with Beier Howlett, P.C., a Bloomfield Hills, Michigan law firm, where he served as an Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Birmingham and Rochester Hills, Michigan, and gained experience in general civil litigation, real estate law, business and corporate law, municipal and school law, wills, trusts and estates, banking law, collection law, construction law and personal injury law.

In 1994, Scholl returned to his hometown of Petoskey and established his own law practice in his father's former law offices. Scholl's father, Richard H. Scholl, a highly respected attorney and an honors graduate of the Detroit College of Law, passed away in a plane crash in 1981.  Scholl was married to his wife Kim in 1998 and has two children, Max (1999) and Mamie (2002).  Scholl's first office mascot, a yellow labrador retriever named Zeke, passed away in 2007.  Although Zeke will never be replaced, his position is now filled on a part-time basis by Kim Scholl's French bulldog, who is named Beau.

Scholl has represented individuals, partnerships, trusts, estates, corporations, limited liability companies, schools, municipalities and other governmental bodies in connection with a wide variety of litigation and other legal matters. Scholl is a member of the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Emmet-Charlevoix Bar Association (Past President, 1998-99).  Stefan Scholl and his legal assistant, Terri Teuscher, look forward to serving you.

 


Curriculum Vitae

Stefan J. Scholl: Born: Detroit, Michigan, 1967; Admitted to bar:1992, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.  Education: Michigan State University, James Madison College, The Honors College (B.A., with honors, 1989); University of Michigan (J.D., 1992).  Best Brief Award, University of Michigan Law School Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition, 1991-1992.  Licensed Real Estate Broker (Michigan).  United States House of Representatives Page, 1984.  Emmet County Commissioner, 2001-2002.  Member: Emmet-Charlevoix Bar Association (President, 1998-1999); State Bar of Michigan (Member, Sections on: Public Corporation Law; Real Property Law); Michigan Council of School Attorneys; Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce; Theta Chi Fraternity. PRACTICE AREAS: General Civil and Trial Practice; Real Estate Law; Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate; Corporate and Business Law; Personal Injury Law; Collections; Municipal Law; and School Law.

 


Community Involvement

  • Member, St. Francis Xavier School Advisory Board
  • Member, Board of Directors, Emmet Association of Realtors (2004-2010)
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (2006-2008)
  • Emmet County Commissioner, District 3 (2001-2002).
  • Member and Past President (1998-1999) of the Emmet-Charlevoix Bar Association.
  • Volunteer Member, Char-Em Adult Hockey Association Board of Directors (1998-2005).
  • Volunteer Member, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 31-02
  • Member, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
  • Member, Little Traverse Conservancy
  • Member, Ruffed Grouse Society
  • Member, Trout Unlimited
  • Member, Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Theta Chi Fraternity
  • Member, St. Francis Xavier Church, Petoskey
 


Favorite Quotes

A Lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade.  Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the US (1809 - 1865)

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.  Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the US (1809 - 1865)