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  • Experienced Local Attorney

    Scott Mitchell Law services clients throughout the Central Valley, including Modesto, Merced, Turlock, Manteca, Tracy and the foothills. We have handled over 6000 cases and counting in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI, Traffic Violations, and Bankruptcy. Take a look at the information on our site and read our Blogs for valuable information that could be relevant to your case.

  • Bankruptcy

    Scott Mitchell Law Inc, has handled thousands of bankruptcy cases. Our local office has served clients throughout the Central Valley, including Modesto, Turlock, Stockton, Tracy, Manteca, Merced, and the foothills. Let us help you stop creditor collections now, and get your fresh start.

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  • DUI

    Being arrested for a DUI can be a stressful experience for an individual and anxiety and uncertainty can take over. However, consulting with a knowledgeable attorney can help easy some of the overwhelming concerns and emotions. Here at Scott Mitchell Law you will receive an honest straightforward assessment of your case. We will do out best to help you work through the situation and provide you with guidance along the way.

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  • Traffic Violations

    Traffic violations can financial burdens with fines and lost time away from work when appearing for court hearings. Here at Scott Mitchell Law we can appear for you in your absence in most cases. Our firm has had success with reducing charges and fines, and with getting cases dismissed. It’s a good idea to at least consult with our attorney before you decide to simply plead guilty and pay the fines.

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  • Criminal Defense

    Scott Mitchell is an experienced trial attorney who is ready to handle any case that comes along. Whether it be serious or violent felonies, misdemeanors, or DUI, our firm is equipped to take on your case. You don’t have to wonder if you are getting great representation when you come to us. You have constitutional rights that deserve the best protection. Call today for a free consultation.

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Criminal Defense

We are prepared to take an aggressive approach to help you have the charges reduced or dismissed or even to secure a full acquittal in the case.


Before you make a decision regarding your DUI arrest, you should take advantage of a free case assessment at Scott Mitchell Law. Click here for more information.

Traffic Violations

Here at Scott Mitchell Law we are frequently successful at getting citations and fines reduced if not altogether dismissed.


We are a dedicated and experienced firm who have helped thousands of individuals overcome their debt burdens.

Experienced Attorney Located in Modesto California

Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated, a highly experienced firm offering representation for Criminal Defense, Criminal Record Expungement and Record Sealing, DUI, Traffic Violations, All Family Law, Including Divorce, Child Custody, Support, and Guardianships. Our firm has represented hundreds of clients in Chapter 7 cases over the past decade.  We are committed to providing the residents of Modesto, and surrounding areas with the professional legal representation they deserve. We understand that people will often find themselves in need of a lawyer at some point in their life, whether they are facing a dire situation fighting criminal charges, considering bankruptcy, or just need help with a costly traffic violation. 

For this reason, our team can provide comprehensive attorney representation in all of the following areas:

For the past 17 years, we have been helping clients obtain favorable resolutions with their cases. We have represented over 5,000 cases in numerous areas, gaining valuable insight along the way. Whether you need compassionate, honest counsel, or an aggressive litigator, we're here to help you. 

Aggressive Criminal Defense Lawyer in Modesto California

Arrested? If so, it is important to understand what you may be up against. Lawmakers in California take a "zero tolerance" approach to many types of crime, meaning that the penalties for a conviction are often severe, so it is important to take immediate action. Not only could you be facing time behind bars, you may be risking the possibility of a permanently tarnished criminal record. But with the assistance of a competent legal professional from our firm, you have the opportunity to fight back.We are experienced in representing some of the most difficult criminal cases, including DUI, drug crimes and homicide, so we encourage you to find out how we can help defend you.

Also call today regarding expungement of criminal record, and sealing of arrest record. Scott Mitchell is a Modesto criminal expungement attorney and will also assist with the sealing of an arrest record. If you have a conviction or arrest in Stanislaus County, Merced County, Tuolumne County, Amador County, Calaveras County, Alameda County, or San Joaquin County, our local criminal expungement lawyer can help you. 

Traffic Violations Lawyer Stanislaus County, Modesto and Surrounding Areas

Sometimes traffic violations can simply amount to a minor inconvenience, while at other times a traffic violation can mean loss of a license or even a good paying job. We help truck drivers with tickets and other traffic violations as well. A Class A license is certainly valuable and worthy of being protected. Before you simply take the hit on your record and pay your fines, make sure you at least consult with out attorney before you decide what to do. We are successful with getting citations amended and sometimes completely dismissed. Our traffic ticket lawyer handles traffic tickets in Stanislaus County, San Joaquin, Merced, and surrounding areas. Our traffic ticket attorney is located in Modesto, however, we offer free phone consultations for out of county or out of state residents. 

Straightforward Assistance for Your California Bankruptcy

In the face of an economic recession, countless people have found that they can no longer afford pay back their piling debt. We've made it our goal to inform clients of the options that are available to them. Filing for bankruptcy is a viable way for someone in a financial crisis to settle their debt and walk away with a fresh start, but we also understand that pitfalls may present themselves when the process is handled incorrectly. Because of this, we are always honest with our clients about whether bankruptcy will benefit them. While Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are two viable solutions, there may be alternatives that better fit your circumstances. You can rest assured that your future is in good hands when you enlist the help of bankruptcy attorney from Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated.

Modesto Family Law Attorney with 17 Years Experience

We handle contested and uncontested child custody and divorce cases, modification of child support and spousal support. Also we have years of experience in representing clients in Modesto California specifically. Our Modesto divorce lawyers are familiar with the local court system here is Stanislaus County. We can help with negotiating divorce agreements, child custody and support agreements. We offer free consultations for family law, including divorce and custody cases. 

Contact a Modesto Lawyer at Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated!

Looking for high-quality legal representation? Look no further than Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated. We can provide you with compassionate and aggressive representation. We are committed to the well-being of our clients and do everything we can to ensure they reach their goals.

Get started as soon as possible by taking the time to tell us about your case. Simply fill out a free case evaluation form and submit it to our firm. This first step is free and without obligations.

Quality legal services in a welcoming environment

Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated has a fully staffed office in downtown Modesto. We also serve Turlock and surrounding areas.

Fees and Payments

Here at Scott Mitchell Law Incorporated, when it comes to fees and payments, we strive to be flexible with clients who are seeking legal representation. We offer payment arrangements, flat fee contracts, and traditional retainer agreements. We understand legal representation is necessary for all, and yet difficult for most to pay the fees all at once. Although we cannot guarantee that everyone will be able to hire us, we do promise to do what we can to make it possible for you to hire one of our attorneys to represent you.