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D. Scott Young

D. Scott Young brings over 20 years of criminal law trial experience to the Ashcraft Franklin & Young, LLP, law firm. Knowledgeable and articulate, Scott skillfully defends individuals against all types of state and federal crimes—misdemeanors and felonies. Early intervention by an experienced criminal defense attorney is crucial to protecting the rights of anyone accused of a crime. Please contact Scott for an aggressive and affordable legal defense dedicated to your best interests.

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Practice Areas


  • Vermont Law School, J.D., 1986
  • State University of New York at Oswego, B.A.(Public Justice/Forensic Science), 1982

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1987
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, 1987


  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Defender's Association
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (Vice President, Advisory Board)
  • Rochester Business Network

Notable Cases

  • Successfully defended the youngest person in Monroe County ever charged with murder


  • Anonymous Recommends D. Scott Young

    I have been using Scott for over 10 years. He has helped my wife and I on multiple occasions with a variety of criminal, traffic and business issues. I have recommended him to countless friends and family in matter ranging from civil lawsuits to felony criminal charges and divorce. He always come...
  • Anonymous Recommends D. Scott Young

    Wonderful lawyer!!
  • Anonymous Recommends D. Scott Young

    Scott is a very smart and professional attorney. He is not always the best to return calls, but it may be because of the case load he carries. He is in constant demand because of his expertise, class, and ability to deliver on his promises. He helped my wife and me with a very sensitive felony ca...