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ATTORNEY SCOTT R. SANDERSON, joined the law firm as an attorney in 2009 and concentrates in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Employment Law, Family Law, Real Estate Transactions and Tax Law. Attorney Sanderson is a graduate of Widener University School of Law and was a recipient of a Widener Law Merit Scholarship for his academic achievements. While attending Widener School of Law, Attorney Sanderson was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Employment Discrimination Law. He was also named to the Widener University School of Law Dean’s Honors List during the Fall of 2006 and the Spring of 2009. Additionally, he graduated from Seton Hall University in 2005 where he was a recipient of a golf scholarship and served as golf team captain. While at Seton Hall, Attorney Sanderson was twice named to the All-Big East Conference Academic Team. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court, the Lackawanna County Bar Association, the Luzerne County Bar Association, the United States Middle District Court of Pennsylvania, and the American Bar Association.
In 2012, Attorney Sanderson was licensed as a Pennsylvania Resident Title Agent. Attorney Sanderson’s extensive knowledge in real estate & property law is complemented by his membership in the Pennsylvania Land Title Association. Since 2013, Attorney Sanderson has served as a member of the Planning Committee for the John Heinz Allied Services Autism Classic, which raises funds for pediatric autism patients.
In 2016, Attorney Sanderson was selected and received an invitation to become a member of Best Attorneys of America, a national publication. Less than one percent (1%) of the lawyers in the United States have been invited to become members of this distinguished group. The lawyers selected and chosen are lawyers nominated through an attorney peer review process, which is carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States.
Attorney Sanderson is in practice with his father, John P. Sanderson, Jr., Esquire and his brother, John P. Sanderson, III, Esquire, and is happily married to his wife, Kimberly. Attorney Sanderson resides in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.
Contingent (5-34%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Lifetime Member - Best Attorneys of America||Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America||2016|
|Premier 100 Trial Attorneys - Pennsylvania||National Academy of Jurisprudence||2016|
|Jurisprudence Award for Employment Discrimination Law||Widener University School of Law||2009|
|All-Big East Conference Academic Honors Team||Big East Conference||2005|
|All-Big East Conference Academic Honors Team||Big East Conference||2004|
|Pennsylvania Attorney - Title Agent||Sanderson Abstract, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||The Sanderson Law Firm||2009 - Present|
|Legal Intern||Law Offices of Sanderson & Sanderson||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|John Heinz/Allied Services Autism Classic||Planning Committee Member||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Land Title Association||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Lackawanna Organization for Referral Networking||Treasurer||2012 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section||Member||2009 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania||Member||2009 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Lackawanna Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Member||2009 - Present|
|United States Tax Court||Member||2009 - Present|
|Luzerne County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Lackawanna Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Seton Hall University||Business||BS - Bachelor of Science||2005|
|Financial and Estate Planning Seminar - MVCM||Elder Law - Long Term Care Planning||2012|
|Nationwide Annuities - Estate and Financial Planning Conference||Advanced Estate & Tax Planning Techniques||2011|
|Franklin Templeton Investments - Financial Planning Seminar||Tax Law and Estate Planning 2012 Update||2011|