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Scott Emerson Powell

Scott Emerson Powell

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Divorce & Separation, Business

About Me

Scott Powell is a dynamic trial lawyer and negotiator who has helped hundreds of clients achieve legal victory. Scott's civil litigation practice primarily consists of cases involving catastrophic injury and/or wrongful death, medical negligence, nursing home neglect, business disputes, and complex family law.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    5 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    7 years
  3. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    7 years
  4. Business: 5%
    7 years



Contingent (30-40%), Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Greg Simms

    Scott Powell and I represented a client who was injured by the police. After grueling litigation, and some elite level lawyering by Scott, we were able to secure a $96,000.00 settlement for our client. He will fight for every dollar.


    Greg Simms DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • No photo

    Scott is an outstanding young lawyer with skills that exceed expectations. He is an excellent negotiator and courtroom lawyer. I endorse him without reservation.


    James Golden
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Powell Law Firm, PLLC

4965 U.S. Highway 42
Suite 1000
Louisville, KY, 40222



INActive In Good Standing201008/30/2015
KYAuthorized to practice law200807/02/2014

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40, KentuckyThe National Academy of Family Law Attorneys2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
National Champion, Negotiation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association, Law Student Division2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Powell Law Firm, PLLC2014 - Present
PartnerMurphy & Powell PLC2012 - 2014
AssociateBlackburn Domene & Burchett PLLC2010 - 2012
AssociateMacKenzie & Peden PSC2008 - 2010
Law ClerkMacKenzie & Peden, PSC2006 - 2008
Legal InternU.S. Department of Commerce, Foreign Commercial Service2006 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Car Wreck$200,000
Medical MalpracticeConfidential Settlement
Breach of Contract$150,000

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Publication NameTitleDate
U.S. Department of Commerce, update bulletinUnited Kingdom: Compliance with the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of KentuckyDiplomacy and International CommerceMA - Masters2008
University of KentuckyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004