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DeVoss, Johnson, Zwick, Baker & Ainsworth
147 South 2nd Street
PO Box 30
Decatur, IN 46733
Phone: 260-918-4451
Toll Free: 866-715-7636
Fax: 260-724-4426
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Scott B. Ainsworth

Scott B. Ainsworth

Location:
Decatur, Indiana
Phone:
260-918-4451
866-715-7636
Fax:
260-724-4426
Email:

Scott B, Ainsworth has practiced law in Decatur, Indiana, his hometown, for over 20 years, and has worked hard to gain the respect of his clients and fellow attorneys by providing quality and efficiency in his practice. His personal areas of practice are in business representation (large and small), corporate/entity formation, real estate/title insurance, wills/trusts/probate/estate planning, contracts, school law, and general legal matters. Please review the practice areas section for more details.

Scott is a 1981 graduate of Bellmont High School, graduated, with High Distinction from Indiana University, Bloomington, in December 1984, with a B.A. in Economics, and received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (now the Maurer School of Law) in May 1988, graduating in the top ten in his class, Magna Cum Laude, and Order of the Coif. He is a member of the Adams County, Indiana and American Bar Associations. He has been with this firm for his entire legal career. Throughout his career, Scott has had varied experiences, representing nationally active RV manufacturing /transportation entities, multi-state heavy construction companies, regional real estate developers, builders and construction companies, local businesses, a public school system, or just people/families down the street. He has always tried to focus on one thing; getting the job done for his client in the most effective and efficient manner possible.

Returning to his hometown was always a priority for Scott, and he has been being active in the community. He is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, has been on the Board of Directors for the Decatur Public Library, the Adams County United Way, the Cross Creek Men's Golf Association and the Decatur Men's Golf Hall of Fame, and has been involved in coaching youth/school basketball teams, among his many local activities. He is married and the father of 3 boys.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate / Title Insurance
  • Business Representation
  • Transactions
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • General Practice
  • Business Organization & Corp. /LLC/LP
  • Contracts
  • Special Needs Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1988

Education

  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1988
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Journal: Indiana Law Journal, 1986 - 1988
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1984
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Economics

Representative Clients

  • North Adams Community Schools
  • Biggs, Inc.
  • GLM Transport, Inc.
  • Fleming Excavation, Inc.
  • Hoosier Pattern, Inc.
  • Bellmont Associates, L.P.

References

  • First Merchants Bank, N.A.

Honors and Awards

  • National Merit Scholar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Adams County Bar Association, 1988 - Present
  • Indiana Bar Association, 1988 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Title Insurance

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi

At Devoss, Johnson, Zwick, Baker & Ainsworth, A Professional Corporation, we have represented Indiana clients for more than 100 years. Our clients come from Decatur, Fort Wayne, Bluffton, Geneva, Portland, and throughout Adams County, Wells County, Allen County, Jay County and Huntington County.