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Richard Scott Girdwood

Richard Scott Girdwood

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Scott is an experienced trial lawyer that has represented thousands of clients in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick Counties since 2004.  Scott's primary practice areas include personal injury, worker's compensation and criminal defense which includes DWI and other traffic related matters.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Workers Compensation: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (25-33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • James B. Blanton

    Scott is an excellent trial attorney. He achieves many successes for his clients. I routinely refer co-defendants to Scott.


    James Blanton Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Richard. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Girdwood & Williams

3825 Market St., Suite 6
Wilmington, NC, 28403



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerGirdwood & Williams, PLLC2013 - Present
AssociateMako & Associates, PA2004 - 2013
InternWake County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2003
ClerkMillberg Gordon Stewart, PLLC2003 - 2003

Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Dispute Resoliution CommissionNC Certified Mediator2013 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New Hanover County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Campbell Law ReviewPlace Your BetsOn the Keyboard: Are Internet Casinos Legal?2006

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
North Carolina State UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2001