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THE BASCOM & KISOR TEAM

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GARRETT BASCOM

Garrett Bascom grew up in Dearborn County, Indiana, and graduated from South Dearborn High School in 2013. He then attended Mount St. Joseph University, where he obtained a Communication and New Media Studies degree with a minor in Leadership Development.

 

While at the university, Garrett took leadership to heart, serving in various capacities, including terms as Student Government Treasurer and President, a Campus Ambassador, and multiple university-wide committees. He interned with the Mayor of Cincinnati and the SC Ministry Foundation during this time.

 

During his senior year at Mount St. Joseph, Garrett worked as an intern in the Dearborn-Ohio Prosecutor's Office, where he decided he wanted to attend law school. He was accepted to the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, earning a full-tuition scholarship.

 

Garrett attended law school at night and worked full-time during the day in the Indiana Attorney General's Office. He started as a Legislative Assistant before being promoted to Assistant Director of Operations and Special Assistant to the Chief Deputy Attorney General.

After a brief stint as Political Director for Curtis Hill for Indiana, Garrett returned to state government as Special Assistant to the Indiana Attorney General and then, Deputy Attorney General.

 

Garrett left state government to come home and work as a Deputy Prosecutor for Dearborn-Ohio County, where he represented the State of Indiana in multiple bench trials, jury trials, and contested hearings. His caseload varied from handling Level 1 felonies to misdemeanor offenses.

 

In 2023, Garrett established Bascom Law LLC to serve the citizens of Southeastern Indiana better. He is honored to help members of this community navigate whatever legal issue arises, including representing his alma mater, South Dearborn High School. Garrett has represented clients close to home and as far away at St. Joseph County Indiana.

 

Garrett is a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the Public Defender counsel of Indiana.

 

Outside of his full-time work, Garrett is active in the community. He serves as the Secretary of the Dearborn County Republican Party. Garrett also serves on the Executive Committee of the Local Coordinating Committee of Citizens Against Substance Abuse (CASA) as part of his commitment to mental health and substance abuse advocacy. He is also a member of the Hopewell Masonic Lodge in Dillsboro, IN.

Bar Admissions:
Indiana

GARRETT BASCOM
JEFFERSON KISOR
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JEFFERSON C.M. KISOR

Jefferson C.M. Kisor, a second-generation attorney, was raised in Greendale, Indiana. He graduated from Lawrenceburg High School in 2011 and attended the University of Cincinnati, where he studied philosophy, earned a departmental award, and ultimately graduated summa cum laude. He was also involved in the mock trial program, earning multiple awards, including “All Region Attorney.” 


Jefferson remained at the University of Cincinnati to attend law school after receiving the Jacob S. Hermann scholarship due to his academic achievements at UC. During law school, Jefferson was a fellow with the Ohio Innocence Project, where he investigated claims of innocence by those wrongfully convicted across Ohio. While working with the Innocence Project, he was involved in a case that ultimately resulted in an innocent man being exonerated after 27 years in prison.  

  
He gained practical experience as an extern for the Honorable Michael R. Barrett, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, and as a Student Contributor for the blog      www.legallyspeakingohio.com, which focuses on cases before the Supreme Court of Ohio. He was a member of the Trial Practice team and UC Law Review. He graduated summa cum laude. 


Following graduation, Jefferson worked in the business litigation group for a large firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jefferson was primarily involved in litigating contract disputes and business torts, including but not limited to non-competition agreements and trade secret claims. 


Jefferson returned home in 2020 to serve his home community by working at the Dearborn-Ohio Prosecutor’s Office. As a deputy prosecuting attorney, Jefferson handled cases ranging from misdemeanors to Level 1 Felonies. During his tenure, Jefferson tried multiple jury trials and bench trials that resulted in convictions and included crimes such as rape, stalking, and animal cruelty.  Jefferson was an active member of Dearborn County’s ACC/Drug Court and Southeastern Indiana Veterans’ Treatment Court, working with justice-involved veterans and members of this community in early recovery dealing with substance abuse.

Bar Admissions:
Indiana

Ohio

Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


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