After serving in the US Army as a Russian language qualified signals intelligence analyst,I recieved my degree in Russian language and Literature at [email protected] Fromthere,I attended St.Thomas U Law School in Miami. My First semester, I tied for Top student in my class, and won the 1L Moot Court competition.
From then on, I concentrated on legal internships. I worked for the Hon. Lenore Nesbitt, in Federal Court in Miami. The next year I interned at the Miami Federal Defenders Office, I was fortunate to working under the supervision of Paul Rashkind, one of the most brilliant criminal defense lawyers in the United States.
For my first paid legal job, I worked at the Orange County Public Defenders office. After four years, I left and formed my own law firm.
It is my belief that it is a great privilege to defend the US Constitution, and my clients. I have gone to trial hundreds of times, and stand by ready for trial at any time
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1994||09/12/2019|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Client choice award||Avvo||2013|
|Top Contributor-criminal defense||Avvo||2013|
|2013 top contributor, criminal law||Avvo||2013|
|Renaissance Man||Orlando Style Magazine||2013|
|Significant Trial award||Orange County Public Defeder||1995|
|MootCou Chapio||St Thomas U Law School||1991|
|Book award-torts II||West publishing||1990|
|Partner||Scott & Medling, PA||2007 - Present|
|Owner||Roger Scott, Jr., PA||1998 - 2006|
|Trial Attorney||Orange County Public Defender's Office||1993 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|NORML Legal Committee||Attorney Member||1999 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||1994 - Present|
|St. Thomas law review||Assist editor||1990 - 1993|
|Moot Court Honor Society||Member||1990 - 1993|
|Orlando Style||Renaissance Man||2013|
|St. Thomas University School of Law||law||1993|
|State University of New York, College at Oswego||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Know your rights||Know your rights||2013|
|Know your Rights||Know your rights||2012|
|know your rights||Know your rights||2011|
|know your rights||Know your rights||2010|
|know your rights||Know your rights||2009|
|Agresta v Maitland||We won|
|US v. Jbarra||voluntary deportation|
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