Scott A. Oliver

Scott Oliver practices corporate, banking, and real estate law. Through these areas, he regularly represents state and national banks involved in commercial financing, as well as businesses and individuals in matters involving business/real estate transactions, including: real estate acquisitions/sales, business acquisitions/sales, leases, entity formation and governance, and contract drafting.

As a closing attorney, Scott represents banks and lenders involved in SBA and conventional financing. Through this role, he works in all stages of the lending process, including credit review, compliance, eligibility, lien perfection, title review/negotiations, preparation of security instruments/loan documents, subordination/intercreditor agreements, workouts, collections, foreclosure, and bankruptcy matters.

In 2013, Scott earned his B.A. from Purdue University, where he graduated with highest distinction and served as the graduation commencement speaker. In 2016, he earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. During law school, Scott was the President of the Student Bar Association, Assistant Chief Justice of Problem Writing and CLE Training on the Moot Court Executive Board, legal research and writing tutor for Professor James Dimitri, Vice Magister of Phi Delta Phi, and a student teacher at Shortridge High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Bar Admissions

State - Indiana
Federal - Northern District of Indiana
Federal - Southern District of Indiana

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2016, Cum Laude
Purdue University, B.A., 2013, Highest Distinction

Recognition

Indianapolis Bar Association – Bar Leader Series (2019 – 2020)
Order of the Barristers (2014-2015)
Phi Delta Phi – Willkie Inn (2014-2015)
CALI Excellence for the Future Award (2014-2015)
Premier 10 Award (2016)
G. Kent Frandsen Scholarship (2013-2016)
Charles O. McGaughey Leadership Award (2013)
Mortar Board Fellowship Recipient (2013)

Affiliations & Community Involvement

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Adjunct Professor
National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL)
Indianapolis Bar Association, Professionalism Committee Chair
Indianapolis Bar Association, Bar Review Committee
American Bar Association, Member
Indiana State Bar Association, Member
Indianapolis Bar Association, Member

ABA Pathway to the Profession Project, Mentor (2017-Present)
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Staton Intramural Moot Court Competition, Judge (2016-Present)
To Post or Not to Post: Ethical Marketing Tips and Tricks for Lawyers and Social Media, Co-Chair (2018)
IndyBar Service Day, Chair (2017, 2018)
Indianapolis Reentry Job and Resource Fair, Volunteer (2018)
Goodwill Expungement Clinic (2017)
Indianapolis Reentry Job and Resource Fair, Volunteer (2018)
Indianapolis Bar Association Legal Line, Volunteer (2016)
Eskenazi Healthy Families Law Firm Donation Drive, Co-Chair (2016)