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John E. Scheibelhut, III

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John Scheibelhut represents clients in all phases of eminent domain, property taxation, real estate, and land use cases. He has second-chaired multiple cases before Michigan's trial courts and the Michigan Tax Tribunal.

After receiving his undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Michigan – Dearborn, John earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School, where he received the Leadership Award academic scholarship as part of the Lombard Fellows Enrichment Program. He was also the senior articles editor and assistant editor of the Wayne Law Review and supplemented his classroom studies by interning for the Honorable Gerald E. Rosen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Member, Litigation and Real Property Law Sections

Honors & Awards

  • Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2017-2020)


  • Michigan

News & Insights

Articles & Publications

  • Exempt No More: An Examination of the Ninth Circuit's Recent Application of I.R.C. § 501(c)(4) to Non-profit Health Insurance Providers, Wayne Law Review (2009)

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  • Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2009
    • Senior Articles Editor, Wayne Law Review
    • Faculty Awards for Top Grade in Property and Criminal Law, and Best Contract in Legal Research and Writing
    • Silver Key Award for Academic Excellence
    • Leadership Award, Lombard Fellows Enrichment Program
  • University of Michigan – Dearborn, Bachelor of General Studies in History, Political Science and Business Management, with honors, 2005