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Biography

Scott is passionate about helping communities become the absolute best places they can be to live, work and play. He is privileged to be a Law Director, Solicitor, and Special Counsel for numerous communities in southwestern Ohio. In those roles, Scott counsels and advocates for clients. He also represents owners and developers in land use, zoning and eminent domain matters.

Scott enjoys spending time with his wife Jenny and five children and doting on his grandchildren. He also is committed to serving at his church and with community organizations. On a nice day, you’ll find him with a fly rod in his hand trying to land that elusive 30-inch trout.

Scott's Relevant Experience

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Work History

Prior Work Experience

Law Director, Solicitor and Special Counsel for southwest Ohio townships – Liberty Township (Butler County); Deerfield Township (Warren County) (previous); Washington Township (Montgomery County); the Village of Indian Hill (Hamilton County); the City of Hamilton, Ohio (Butler County, Ohio); Butler Township (Montgomery County); Harrison Township (Montgomery County, Ohio).

Assistant Law Director for West Chester Township, Ohio.

Education

Law School

American University Washington College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1989

Undergraduate School

Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., with honors, B.A., with honors, 1984

Clerkships

Scott served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

Law Clerk, Honorable Robert D. Potter, U.S. District Court, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1989-1991

Bar Memberships

Scott is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 1989

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2017-2022

The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2010-2022; Cincinnati Litigation – Municipal Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2018, 2022; Cincinnati Land Use and Zoning Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2019, 2020

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Frost Brown Todd Mentor of the Year, 2012

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Butler County Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

CityLink Center, Board Member

OneCity Foundation, Board Member

Crossroads Community Church, Core Group Member

OneCity for Recovery, Board Member

Greater Cincinnati United Way, Past Executive Committee Member

Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, Executive Committee of Board of Directors

Cincinnati Christian University, Past Board Member

Cincinnati Works, Past Board Member

Butler County Republican Party, Past Executive Committee Member

Greater Miami Valley YMCA, Past Board Member

West Chester Township Zoning Commission, Past Chairman

Cincinnati United, Past Soccer Coach

CityCure, Past Board Member

Vineyard Community Church, Past Elder Board Member

West Chester/Liberty Chamber of Commerce, Past Government Relations Committee

West Chester Boys and Girls Club, Past Board Member

Northern Cincinnati Foundation Member

Firm Committees

Scott serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Practice Group Leader, Government Services

Former Recruiting Committee Chair

Member-in-Charge, West Chester office

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