The Scott A. Ferris, Esq. - Law Office of Scott A. Ferris, P.A. prides itself on its dedication and responsiveness to all of its clients, whether plaintiff or defendant, petitioner or respondent. We strive to provide a professional, considerate environment and we promise to pay careful attention to every detail of your case, in order to give you the most thorough representation available.
Scott A. Ferris has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1987 and also holds an active license in Washington, D.C., where he formerly participated in political lobbying, since 1990. Scott A. Ferris has appeared in state cases in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Orange, Pinellas, Monroe, Duval, Seminole, Hillsborough and Leon counties, among others. Scott A. Ferris has also been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in Georgia, New Jersey, California and Colorado. Scott A. Ferris has also entered appearances in federal cases in the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the Florida Supreme Court and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Georgia. In addition, Scott A. Ferris has handled appellate cases in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th District Courts of Appeals in Florida.
Scott is married to Sabrina Ferris, a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, and has two sons, Sage and Colby. Prior to practicing law, Scott was a sports agent for seven years representing dozens of NFL players.
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I have had the pleasure of working alongside Scott on many criminal cases over the years both as co-counsel and as attorneys representing co-defendants in both state and federal court. What I most admire about Scott is Scott's meticulous work ethic as well as his insatiable desire to advocate for his clients at an extremely professional and ethical level. Besides the cases we have worked together, I direct all family court matters that I come across to Scott without any reservation. The personal touch and his compassionate "bed side" manner are beyond reproach. I routinely receive calls from clients I have referred to Scott thanking me profusely for putting them in touch with him. What I hear most is how well he treats his clients and how accessible and competent he is.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1987||09/08/2015|
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|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Peer Excellence Ratings Badge||AVVO||2013|
|Excellence in Writing||Jurisprudence Association||2011|
|Visiting Contributor||University of Miami Law School||2005|
|Literary Contributor||University of Miami School of Law||2003|
|Moot Court Judge||University of Miami Law School Law Review||2000|
|Moot Court Judge||University of Miami Law School||1999|
|Owner||Law Office of Scott A. Ferris, P.A.||1987 - Present|
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|American Bar Association||Member||1989 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1987 - Present|
|In Re: Matter of Neima and Neima||Husband was able to keep all his pre-marital assets. No permenent alimony, although there was a one time buyout-equalizer of one million dollars. The time-sharing was split 50-50% and the Husband got the benefits in his his child support obligation.|
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|Florida Law Journal||Effects of divorce on minor children||2000|
|University of Miami Law Review||Sports Agent Review||2000|
|University of Miami Law Review||Effects of Alcohol on Fan Violence at Sporting and Entertainment Events||2000|
|University of Miami School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1985|
|Alfred University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|Florida Bar||Family Law||2005|
|Sports law Seminar||Representing Professional Athletes||1986|