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Scott Mills began his career in finance and IT with global leaders from GlaxoSmithKline to Young & Rubicam, working from Atlanta to London. This global coporate perspective has defined the development of the Scott Mills & Associates law firm.  


The firm has brought that global perspective to the local and international problems our clients face in Immigration, Criminal Law and Civil Litigation. Scott Mills & Associates is a law firm uniquely prepared to give you the very best legal representation.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
  3. Asylum: 10%



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Contact info

Tacoma Immigration Lawyer | Mills Law Firm

2367 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA, 98402


DCInactive 200807/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Immigration LawyersNational Advocates2015
2013 Capital Pro Bono High Honor RollDistrict of Columbia Courts2014
Top 100 Immigration LawyersNational Advocates2014
2012 Capital Pro Bono Honor RollDistrict of Columbia Courts2013
Margaret E. Oser ScholarshipUniversity of Utah SJ Quinney School of Law2002
Larry K. Hurless ScholarshipUniversity of Utah SJ Quinney School of Law2002
Thurgood Marshall ScholarAmerican Bar Association2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMills Law Firm2008 - Present
Litigation Project ManagerOcé/CaseData2006 - 2007
Law ClerkUtah Federal Defender2005 - 2006
Legal Intern/ClerkHonorable Dee Benson Federal District of Utah2005 - 2005
Head Law ClerkSalt Lake County District Attorney2004 - 2005
Project ManagerGlaxo Smith Kline, Young & Rubicam, World Investor Link pllc1995 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Native American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2014 - Present
U.S. District Court, District of ColoradoAttorney Member2009 - Present
United States Tax CourtAttorney Member2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law SectionAttorney Member2008 - Present
Washington DC Bar Pro Bono Clinic (Employment Law Clinic)Volunteer Attorney2009 - 2010
Washington DC Bar Pro Bono Clinic (Family Law Clinic)Volunteer Attorney2009 - 2010
Washington DC Bar Pro Bono Clinic (Bankruptcy Clinic)Volunteer Attorney2009 - 2010
District of Columbia Bar, Litigation SectionMember2008 - 2013
Minority Law CaucusSecretary/Treasurer2002 - 2005
Federalist SocietyTreasurer/Secretary2002 - 2005
Harriet Elliott Lecture Series on SustainabilityChair1993 - 1994
North Carolina Student LegislatureSecretary1993 - 1994
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
USCIS Same-Sex Spousal SponsorshipClient granted legal residency
Department of Homeland Security v. K.B.Moved Homeland Security to Withhold Removal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Worth MagazineDaily equities market analysis1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of North CarolinaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Horizonte School Street LawStreet Law2005