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David Lee Scott

also known as The Law Office of David L. Scott

About me

I attended and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and received my J.D. from the Nashville School of Law in 1996. I am a past President of the Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association and continue to be active in the Bar Association. I practice in the areas of Divorce/Family Law, Criminal Law and I am a Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed General Civil/Family Law Mediator. I have also received additional Domestic Violence Training for Family Mediators.
I handle cases in Rutherford, Williamson, Davidson and the surrounding counties.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    20 years
  2. Wills: 10%
    20 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    20 years
  4. Family: 10%
    20 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • R. Michelle Blaylock-Howser

    Mr. Scott and I have worked on several cases and I have found him to be competent and fair. He represents his client's position zealously without being rude or antagonistic. He comes with great recommendation.


    R. Blaylock-Howser Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Office of David L. Scott

722 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN, 37130

The Law Office of David L. Scott

4322 Harding Pike #417
Nashville, TN, 37205



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Office of David L. Scott1996 - Present
CounselD&D Oil Company, Inc.1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nashville Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Murfreesboro Downtown Barristers Lions ClubMember2014 - Present
Rutherford Cannon County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Rutherford Cannon County Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Christopher L.B., No. M2012-00911-COA-R3-PT (Tenn. Ct. App. 2012)No reversible error in the termination of Mother's parental rights.
Melinda Long v. Lionel Long, 2015 Tenn. App. LEXIS 993 (Tenn. Ct. App.)Reversed in part, Vacated in part and Remanded
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nashville School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Middle Tennessee State UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rutherford County Bar AssociationPreparing Your Client for Mediation2014
Lunch and LearnAdoption Overview2011