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Scott Powell is a dynamic trial lawyer and negotiator who has helped hundreds of clients achieve legal victory. Scott's civil litigation practice primarily consists of cases involving catastrophic injury or wrongful death, including medical negligence, nursing home neglect, and semi-truck accidents.


Contact info


330 North Evergreen Rd.
Suite 1
Louisville, KY, 40243

Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
    8 years
  2. Car Accident: 30%
    8 years
  3. Nursing Home Abuse: 15%
    8 years
  4. Family: 15%
    8 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Greg Simms

    Scott Powell and I represented a client who was injured by the police. After grueling litigation, and some elite level lawyering by Scott, we were able to secure a $96,000.00 settlement for our client. He will fight for every dollar.


    Greg Simms DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Scott is an outstanding young lawyer with skills that exceed expectations. He is an excellent negotiator and courtroom lawyer. I endorse him without reservation.


    James Golden
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


INActive In Good Standing201007/03/2016
KYAuthorized to practice law200807/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2017
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 Under 40, KentuckyNAFLA2015
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
National Champion, Negotiation CompetitionAmerican Bar Association, Law Student Division2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of Counsel AttorneyCPW Law, LLC2016 - Present
OwnerThe Powell Law Firm, PLLC2014 - 2015
PartnerMurphy & Powell PLC2012 - 2014
AssociateBlackburn Domene & Burchett PLLC2010 - 2012
AssociateMacKenzie & Peden PSC2008 - 2010
Law ClerkMacKenzie & Peden, PSC2006 - 2008
Legal InternU.S. Department of Commerce, Foreign Commercial Service2006 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2014 - Present
Kentucky Justice AssociationMember2013 - Present
United States District Court for the Western District of KentuckyMember2012 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of IndianaMember2012 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Car Wreck$200,000
Medical MalpracticeConfidential Settlement
Breach of Contract$150,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
U.S. Department of Commerce, update bulletinUnited Kingdom: Compliance with the Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Kentucky College of LawDiplomacy and International CommerceMA - Masters2008
University of KentuckyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004