Overview

Mr. Scott actively pursues probate and fiduciary, personal injury, professional liability, commercial transportation and construction litigation. His diverse experience litigating on behalf of industry-leading companies, as well as working as in-house corporate counsel, gives him a unique perspective, allowing him to tailor his approach to a legal matter without losing focus of client-specific needs. In addition to receiving an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which he has maintained for nearly two decades, he has been recognized as a leading authority by H Texas Magazine. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of both Legal Research and Writing, and Civil Pre-trial Advocacy for the University of Houston Law Center. He has lectured and critiqued lawyers in the area of deposition advocacy at the request of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Scott has successfully tried to verdict a variety of cases before judges and juries across the state, including probate and fiduciary matters, trucking liability cases, workers compensation litigation,  personal injury and property claims. He has successfully navigated clients through bet-the-company litigation, obtaining dismissals, verdicts and settlements in a wide range of legal matters.

Honors & Awards

AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

H Texas Magazine, Top Houston Lawyers

Professional Affiliations

Civic

Friends For Life - Board of Directors

Professional

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Credentials

Education

South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1994
  - Order of the Lytae
  - American Jurisprudence Award – Civil Pretrial Advocacy
  - Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity

Trinity University, B.A., 1990
  - Political Science Major, Minors in Business and Comparative Religious Studies

Admissions

  • Texas Courts
  • United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Employment

  • Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., Senior Counsel, July 2022 – present
  • Bair Hilty, P.C., Of Counsel, October 2017 – July 2022
  • OstromMorris PLLC, May 2015 – October 2017
  • Jones Morris Klevenhagen Scott, L.L.P., May 2013 – May 2015
  • Synagro Technologies, Assistant General Counsel, Services Division, March 2010 – April 2013
  • University of Houston Law Center – Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing, Civil Pretrial Advocacy, 1998-2001
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