Scott J. Boyer focuses his practice in employment-based immigration, including procurement of nonimmigrant visas. His dedication to immigration law stems from his passion for languages, particularly Spanish, and he has worked with clients from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. During law school, Scott represented low-income immigrants seeking asylum and other humanitarian-based relief in the Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic. He also assisted low-income immigrants who were victims of domestic violence apply for protection and relief under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and the U-Visa while at the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. Scott is a recipient of the Lessem Law School Clinic Award for excellence in clinical practice and is also a published author in the law school’s Journal of Law in Society. Prior to joining Siegel, Gross, & Tou, Scott was a staff attorney for Farmworker Legal Services of Michigan, where he assisted low-income farmworkers with a variety of employment-related issues including payment of wages, access to unemployment, landlord-tenant issues, and assisting victims of labor trafficking apply for immigration relief such as the T-visa. He also traveled to numerous migrant camps throughout Michigan to speak to farmworkers and provide them with information regarding their rights and protections offered to them under state and federal law. Scott is proficient in Spanish. In his spare time, Scott enjoys cheering on his Michigan Wolverines in football, sampling craft beer with his brothers, and playing golf with his family and friends.
Wayne State University Law School (J.D., 2015)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (B.A., 2012)
State Bar of Michigan
American Immigration Lawyers Association, Oakland County Bar Association
Employment-based nonimmigrant petitions