Scott was born in the Bronx and raised in Manhattan, New York as the oldest of four children. Scott developed a strong work ethic working at his Dad’s Carvel store at a young age while attending the Bronx High School of Science. Scott was a National Merit Scholar at Tulane University, where he attained his B.S. degree in Psychology. Scott remained at Tulane to obtain his MBA, with a focus on Finance, while receiving a the coveted A.B. Freeman Fellowship. Scott began his legal career when he worked as a Paralegal for major New York law firms before pursuing his law degree at the University of Miami School of Law. Scott held the distinguished positions of President of the Society of Bar and Gavel and Treasurer of the Student Bar Association.
Scott had his own firm for almost 17 years with a primary focus on Family Law and also practicing in the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Estate Planning. During that time, Scott served his community in the capacity of City Commissioner and then as a two-term Mayor in Coral Springs. Scott became a Named Partner in 2018 and is a proud father of five, grandfather of three and husband to Brenda.
Leadership, Membership & Honors
Scott was the Mayor of Coral Springs when the City of Coral Springs was recognized as the first municipality to ever win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. During his terms of service, he held leadership positions with the National League of Cities’ Leadership Training Council and was a Diamond recipient recognized nationally for his leadership and training with the NLC.
Scott was recognized as Father of the Year by Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies as a younger father. Scott loves coaching his grandson in the Coral Springs Youth Soccer League, is a proud Board member of the Friendship Initiative and is the co-founder of Premier Networking Alliance (PNA). During his tenure with PNA, he helped raise funds for numerous charities and co-founded a Leadership Program, through which he and other community leaders helped mentor over 700 youths.