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J. Scott Bell was born in Denver, Colorado and raised in the South. He graduated from the Plan II Honors Program with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Latin American Studies from the University of Texas in 1988. In 1993, he earned his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the Washington College of Law of the American University located in Washington, D.C.
Scott has been engaged in the practice of law since 1993. He is licensed to practice in Georgia, Tennessee, Colorado and Texas. Scott is authorized to practice law before all state courts in each of these jurisdictions. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia, the District of Colorado and the Southern District of Texas and as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Scott has focused his private practice on Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Civil Law and Criminal Law cases.
Prior to the start of his private practice, Scott acquired extensive experience on civil litigation representing defendants in automobile liability, premises liability, bad faith/extra-contractual liability, construction and construction defect litigation, commercial vehicle liability, common carrier liability, coverage litigation, professional malpractice litigation, SIU/fraud matters, general liability, products liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist liability.
In addition to his substantial trial experience, Scott has also seen numerous cases through the appellate courts. Scott’s reported appellate cases include Power House Custom Homes, Inc. v. 84 Lumber Company, L.P., 307 Ga.App. 605 (2011) and Rouse v. Polott, 274 Ga.App. 226 (2005).
Scott’s outside interests include traveling, golf and tennis.