A distinguishing feature of our firm is that we handle both civil and criminal cases.... more
A distinguishing feature of our firm is that we handle both civil and criminal cases. On the civil side, we represent individuals who have been seriously injured or killed due to the negligence of others. The firm has also gained a strong reputation in the field of civil rights, where we aggressively pursue justice for victims of police misconduct. In addition to civil cases we are devoted to r... view profile
Admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth... more
Admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division and practices in the State courts of Texas. A litigator who handle cases in both the trial and appellate courts. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION- Investigator Investigated charges of race, sex, national ... view profile
Scott joined Edwards Law after practicing for eight years with the Texas Civil... more
Scott joined Edwards Law after practicing for eight years with the Texas Civil Rights Project. At TCRP, Scott represented prisoners and their families in a wide variety of complex civil rights lawsuits in state and federal court. Scott built TCRP’s prisoners’ rights program from the ground up, going from being the sole attorney to supervising a practice group with three lawyers, a legal assist... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.