Scott was born and raised in Sarasota, attending Pine View School in Osprey before moving to Asheville, North Carolina, where he graduated from Asheville School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University and his Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from Nova Southeastern, Shepard Broad College of Law. Throughout college and law school Scott spent his summers clerking for his father’s law practice in Sarasota.
Before joining the firm, Scott worked at a large, state-wide insurance defense firm handling a broad variety of matters throughout Florida. He has defended cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, personal injury protection, class action, and coverage disputes. Scott also has significant experience successfully defending cases involving controversial and unnecessary medical treatments, and challenging excessive medical bills.
Scott has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2008 and is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts.