Formerly a staff editor at The New York Times News Service, Scott is a seasoned news editing professional embarking on a career in law providing law related services to other lawyers and independent clients with modest legal needs.
Scott focuses on providing law clerk services such as legal research, writing, editing, document review and other tasks that small firms and solos need quick turnaround on from a dependable outsource service.
Scott is also exploring proficiency in social media law and providing federal agency representation for clients in entitlement claimants, including VA claims, Social Security disability, Medicaid planning, Medicare claims and immigration,
After completing law school while working full time at The Times Co., Scott earned his Juris Doctor in January 2011. He passed the California Bar on his first sitting in February 2011 and he was sworn in June 2011.
Scott's expertise extends to general research, interviewing, analysis, writing, editing and research project management that combine uniquely with qualifications at law, including a specialty in online legal research. He completed a work-study program as a research extern for the New York State Commission on Public Integrity.
Before being recruited by The Times Co., Scott's earlier journalism experience encompassed work in the U.S. and Europe. While working in Kyiv, and later in Sofia, in the ’90s, he chronicled the socio-economic upheaval accompanying privatization and political reform in East Europe. His early years in news were spent at daily and weekly newspapers, and later at business, professional and technical publications. At one time or another, he has reported on most government, business and professional sectors, providing perspective on just about every occupational field.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, German
Licensed since 2011
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Contracts Outstandng Achievement||Concord Law School||2007|
|Counselor at Law||R Scott Akin||2011 - Present|
|Research Extern||New York State Commission on Public Integrity||2010 - 2010|
|Staff Editor||The New York Times Co.||2000 - 2010|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Georgia||Affiliate Member||2012 - Present|
|Medicaid Planning Network||Member||2012 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|National LGBT Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2011 - Present|
|Concord Law School||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Kennesaw State Coll||N/A||N/A||N/A|