Scott W. Kummer is a partner at the law firm of Boyd & Kummer, LLC. Scott is originally from West Allis, WI. Scott received his B.A. in Philosophy from UW-Milwaukee and his law degree from Depaul Univesity. Scott was previously an associate at the law firm of Dahl & Bonadies, LLC, where he worked in virtually every area of commercial litigation and business law, representing large commercial clients as well as banking institutions. In doing so, Scott both defended and prosecuted claims on behalf of lenders arising out of fraud, consumer fraud, check kiting schemes and mechanics’ liens.
Since 2005 Scott has worked with Juliet Boyd in a wide variety of cases ranging from civil, commercial, real estate, civil rights, personal injury and criminal litigation, from simple contract preparation/review to complex business mergers and acquisitions. Scott has conducted trials and arbitrations with and without juries. Scott has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in a wide variety of matters.
Scott Has a wide variety of commercial and real estate clients who generally consist of small to mid-sized businesses looking for experienced and professional representation and advice without spending excessive fees on the large law firms. Scott’s clients appreciate his direct, personal approach to seeing them through a case from beginning to end and guiding them through the process.
Scott represents also represents small businesses in their day-to-day operations. Scott reviews and prepares contracts, assists with incorporation/organization and prosecutes/defends small businesses in all of their litigation matters including the collection of judgments.
Scott also represents plaintiffs in personal injury and civil rights matters. From 2005 to the present Scott has obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars in recoveries for clients who have suffered personal injuries and/or had their civil rights violated. Scott takes pride in seeking resolutions for his clients that provide them with not only just compensation but also a sense of justice.
Scott has represented criminal defendants and tried criminal cases.
Scott is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and is a Member of the Animal Law Section. Scott also is a volunteer for the Lawyer’s Assistance Program. Scott also volunteers for the Illinois Doberman Rescue.
JD – DePaul University, 2000
BA – Philosophy – UW-Milwaukee
Illinois and U.S. District Courts 2000
Federal Trial Bar 2005
Member of Illinois State Bar Association – Animal Law and Civil Practice Sections