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Scott’s practice focuses on small businesses and estate planning for individuals. He represents small and medium-size businesses and their owners in all aspects from creating the business, to collecting large accounts receivables, to drafting leases, real estate acquisitions, and employment agreements to help those businesses grow.

He also has experience in the sale of a business or planning for the succession of a business to the next generation of owners. Scott helps individuals plan for future generations of individuals and families through estate planning. In addition to general estate planning, he represents families of persons with special needs in petitioning the probate courts for guardianship and helping those families to prepare for the future needs of such individuals through special needs trusts.

Scott’s litigation practice finds him primarily in the state courts of St. Louis County, Jefferson County, and Franklin County, Missouri, as well as the bankruptcy courts of Missouri representing creditor businesses with claims against the debtor.

Practice Areas:

Business Law, Estate Planning, Business Litigation, Business Transactions, Real Estate, Estate Administration, Probate Litigation, Guardianship Law, Special Needs Planning, Business Succession Planning

Admitted to Practice:

State of Missouri, 1996

U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri (St. Louis)

U.S. District Court for Western District of Missouri

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals


Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), B.A. 1993

University of Missouri, J.D. 1996

Community Involvement:

Four Rivers YMCA (Washington, Missouri) – Advisory Board and Executive Committee

St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Advisory Board of Education (Washington, Missouri)

Society of St. Joseph

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