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Scott Christopher Adams

Scott Christopher Adams

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Personal Injury

About Me

http://www.orlandoovertime.com/images/Scott-Adams4.jpgMr. Adams received his Juris Doctorate from the Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University, graduating in the top 5% of his class. In law school, Mr. Adams was a member of Law Review, as well as, the Chief Advocate for the Moot Court Honor Society. He attended law school as a Dean Fellow Scholarship recipient. While in law school, Mr. Adams received the “Book Award” (highest grade) in Corporations, Tax, and Appellate Practice. Prior to seeking higher education, Mr. Adams served in the United States Army and the New Jersey Army National Guard. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, where he received a Commendation for Valor for Action in Combat. He ended his military career at the rank of Sergeant.


Following law school, Mr. Adams was awarded a prestigious Judicial Law Clerk position with the Honorable Melanie May of Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals. Since completing his Judicial Clerkship, Mr. Adams has focused his practice exclusively on employment and personal injury litigation. His experience includes employment law (for example: Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, COBRA claims, Discrimination, Retaliation, USERRA, and nonpayment of wages), general civil liability (for example: UM, PIP & Bad Faith), and appellate practice.


Mr. Adams has successfully represented hundreds of employees seeking damages from their employers in both Federal and State court. He has successfully tried numerous cases, including claims of discrimination, unpaid overtime (Fair Labor Standards Act), and unpaid wages.


Mr. Adams is licensed to represent clients in all Florida State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.


Mr. Adams is a founding partner of LaBar | Adams and manages the firm's civil law department.


LaBar | Adams has this knowledge and experience, and is ready to protect your legal rights in legal disputes in Orlando and the entire Central Florida area.


Contact an experienced Orlando attorney (lawyer) at LaBar | Adams today by calling Toll Free: (866) 680-4529, to speak with a qualified Orlando attorney (lawyer) who diligently protects the legal rights of those who require professional legal services.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-300/hour), Contingent (40%), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • N James Turner

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    N Turner Debt Collection Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • William Bose Wynne III

    Scott Adams is an excellent attorney, and a passionate advocate for his clients. I've had the pleasure of knowing him for the past few years, and I can honestly say he is one of the smartest, most driven lawyers I have ever met.

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    William Wynne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

LaBar & Adams, P.A.

2300 E. Concord Street
Orlando, FL, 32803

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Bar2013
Chief Advocate, Moot Court Honor SocietyNova Southeastern Univerisyt- Shepard Broad Law Center2001
Law ReviewNova Southeastern University- Shepard Broad Law Center2000
Dean Fellow ScholarshipNova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center1999
Valorous Unit Award for Actions in CombatUnited States Army1990

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLaBar & Adams, P.A.2007 - Present
Trial AttorneyPantas Law Firm2005 - 2007
Judicial Law ClerkFlorida Fourth District Court Of Appeal2002 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Orlando chapter)MemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Wage and Hour SubcommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Central Florida Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Bailey v. Final Touch Acrylic Spray Decks, Inc., Case No.: 6:06-cv-1578-ORL-19JGG (M.D. Fla. 2008)Plaintiff's Verdict
James Buckley v. Petland Orlando East, et. al., Case No.: 6:07-cv-752-Orl-22DAB (M.D. Fla. 2007)Plaintiff's Verdict
Karen Kennedy-Tyus v. A Woman’s Touch In Health Care, Inc., 07-SC-4153 (Fla. 18th Judicial Circuit 2007)Plaintiff's Verdict

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Kean College of New JerseyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1999