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Scott is an experienced trial lawyer that has represented thousands of clients in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick Counties since 2004.  Scott's primary practice areas include personal injury, worker's compensation and criminal defense which includes DWI and other traffic related matters.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 25%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Workers Compensation: 25%
  4. Personal Injury: 25%



Contingent (25-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Dennis H. Sullivan Jr.

    Scott is a conscientious and knowledgeable lawyer who cares about his clients. I highly endorse Scott Girdwood.


    Dennis Sullivan Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Kevin Jackson

    I have regularly referred clients faced with criminal and DWI issues in the greater Wilmington, NC area to Scott. All of those clients have reported back to me their appreciation for referring Scott due to his top-notch representation. I appreciate that I can trustingly refer good clients to Scott and he will make every necessary effort to get them the best-possible result. Without hesitation I endorse this lawyer.


    James Jackson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Girdwood & Williams

3825 Market St., Suite 6
Wilmington, NC, 28403


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"10 Best" DUI/DWI Law Attorney for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGirdwood & Williams, PLLC2013 - Present
AssociateMako & Associates, PA2004 - 2013
InternWake County District Attorney's Office2003 - 2003
ClerkMillberg Gordon Stewart, PLLC2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Dispute Resoliution CommissionNC Certified Mediator2013 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2004 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New Hanover County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Campbell Law ReviewPlace Your BetsOn the Keyboard: Are Internet Casinos Legal?2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
North Carolina State UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2001