Scott MacLeod has worked as an advocate, officer of the court. He is an attorney in the Maricopa County Justice System and has been in practice for more than a decade. Throughout his entire career, Scott has devoted his profession to securing the rights of the poor, the disabled and individual who should have another chance. Scott obtained his first degree from the Arizona State University. At the school he was a member of the English National Honor Society.
Upon graduating from school, he started to work at the Maricopa County Adult Probation Office. At this office he was promoted to the post of an Adult Probation Officer II. In the course of his career with the Probation Department, Scott wrote presentence reports to the Maricopa County Superior Court and monitored a bulk of cases of more than seventy adult felony offenders.
During his time as a full-time probation officer, he also studied for a master’s degree in Education in Criminal Justice at the Northern Arizona University. He completed this in 2001. With a strong passion to assist the community, Mr. MacLeod got a job of mitigation specialist at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office.
Saddled with the responsibility of providing written and oral reports to the Maricopa County Superior Court, he was promoted again. Scott started working as a Capital Case (death penalty) mitigation specialist in 2003.
For more than five years, Scott provided representation to clients accused of crimes like minor drug possession to first degree murder. Like he did at the Probation Department, Mr. MacLeod continued his educational pursuit. He attended night classes at the Phoenix School of Law (P.S.L.).
Mr. MacLeod graduated from P.S.L in 2008. Though he had many achievements in law school, and some of them include winning the Phoenix School of Law school-wide, appellate competition in 2007. He was also the first law student in the history of P.S.L. to draft and submit a brief to the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Mr. MacLeod’s participation and passion for the law increased upon his graduation. Working as a full-time associate attorney at a firm in the West Valley, he provided representation to a number of clients accused of crimes like: DUI, Aggravated DUI, Burglary and a lot of other felony offenses.
Mr. MacLeod is admitted to practice law in the Federal Court. He has advised clients on the dynamics of filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies.
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