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Scott A Bowling

Car accident Attorney at LaPlata, MD

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1988
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Scott

Learn Scott’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    Automobile, Trucking accidents, Interstate trucking accidents

    35 years, 1,200 cases

  2. Personal injury
    Includes premises liability such as slip/fall, trip/fall, burns, boat accidents, playground accidents and work injuries

    35 years, 500 cases

  3. Medical malpractice
    Injuries that relate to negligent surgical procedures, ob/gyn injuries, birth injuries, plastic surgery negligence, orthopedic negligence, prescription medication negligence and nursing home negligence.

    29 years, 50 cases

  4. Business
    Contract litigation and boundary disputes.

    35 years, 300 cases

Scott helped found Chapman & Bowling in 1988. Scott’s primary areas of concentration include personal injury litigation in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and premises liability. Over his career, Scott has litigated personal injury matters in the state courts of Maryland and participated in cases in Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida. He also has extensive experience in construction and real estate litigation.

Scott earned his law degree from George Washington University, National Law Center and a B.A. from North Carolina State University.

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Chapman & Bowling LLC
[left to right] David Chapman, Michael O'Shea, Scott Bowling and Shelly Culhane


Chapman & Bowling LLC
112 LaGrange Avenue
PO Box 610
LaPlata, MD, 20646
Chapman & Bowling LLC
22776 Three Notch Roac
Suite 100
Lexington Park, MD, 20653
Chapman & Bowling LLC
10020 Southern Maryland Blvd
Suite 204B
Dunkirk, MD, 20754
Chapman & Bowling, LLC
2 Post Office Road
Suite 3
Waldorf, MD, 20602
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Posted by Sandi | August 6, 2015
Efficient, responsive, persistent
When we first hired Scott to represent us, his firm was always very responsive to our calls. Scott answered our questions and addressed our concerns immediately. It wasn't long before we gained complete confidence in his ability to represent us. Scott is innovative in his strategies, and he thinks outside of the box. In court, Scott was completely focussed and quick on his feet. He was aggressive when required and restrained when he needed to be. He successfully won Two different cases for us, and I highly recommend his firm to anyone In need of legal services.
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Posted by Deborah | July 6, 2015
It is my privilege to recommend Scott Bowling
I’ve retained Scott Bowling on two different occasions. One for a divorce matter and the other for a personal injury incident. He has always represented me with skill unsurpassed in Charles County, MD and has continuously demonstrated top-notch professionalism that rivals anyone in his field. He has expertise and a knowledge base that is unparalleled in the legal system in the Washington Metropolitan area and has proven valuable in helping me achieve a positive outcome every time! He is dedicated to insuring that litigants receive effective representation and benefit from the efficient administration of justice. Scott works to ensure the improvement of ethical and professional standards of the practice of personal injury law successfully obtaining large settlements and demonstrating great skill in trial situations. I have also benefited from his staff as they have been associated with Chapman and Bowling for over 20 years. They have always been proficient and courteous. It is my privilege to recommend Scott Bowling.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 275-400 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods


AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Chapman & Bowling LLC
  • 1988 - Present


  • George Washington University National Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • North Carolina State University
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1985

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Car Accident
  • Settled for confidential sum
  • Premises Liability
  • 150,000
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Settled for confidential sum
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  • American Inns of Court
  • Barrister
  • 2012 - Present
  • Circuit Court for Charles County, Maryland ADR Committee
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • St. Marys Ryken High School Board of Directors
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • member
  • 2003 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Charles County Bar Association
  • President
  • 1992 - 1993
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Notable
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2015
  • Top Lawyers in Maryland
  • Legal Network
  • 2014
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  • Southern Maryland Womens Magazine
  • Malpractice and Women
  • 2012
  • Southern Maryland Womens Magazine
  • Car Accidents and College Students
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
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Personal injury Attorney | Oct 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse Scott Bowling. I have had several cases with Scott over the years where he was opposing Counsel in personal injury matters. Scott is an excellent Attorney, who fights very hard for his clients. Scott is very competitive. He is not "indifferent" when it comes to winning or losing a legal case and he is not afraid to go to Court. It is clear that Scott deeply cares about his clients and seeks to obtain the best possible result on their behalf."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Scott Bowling is one of the finest lawyer I know. I have had a number of cases with him and against him and have consistently found him to be thoroughly prepared and to have superior litigation skills. I highly recommend him."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Bowling is a competent, thorough, and knowledgeable attorney. He is professional both inside the courtroom and out. I am pleased to endorse him."
LaPlata Car accident Lawyer Scott A Bowling
Scott A Bowling
Car accident Attorney
LaPlata, MD
Licensed for 35 years