Boyd, Powers & Williamson
777 Main Street, Suite 600
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 887-8147 www.bpwlaw.com/
Scott is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.Â Scott has been recognized by Thomson Reuters on the Texas Super Lawyers list and by 360 West Magazine as a Top Attorney in Appellate Law in 2020. Scott was named as a Top Attorney in Appellate Law and Civil Litigation by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine in 2015 and 2017 to 2019.
Scottâ€™s practice encompasses all areas of civil trials and civil appeals and includes a diverse array of substantive content: commercial litigation, serious personal injury suits, and trustee and probate litigation. Scott has also been retained by attorneys from other law firms to consult on civil appeals, to evaluate the merits of petitions for writ of mandamus, and to research and write briefs on complex and potentially case-dispositive civil matters.
During his time as senior staff attorney at the Second Court of Appeals, Scott routinely assisted Justice Gardner with all aspects of the civil appeals to which she was assigned, including complex appellate procedural and jurisdictional issues, mandamus and other original proceedings, interlocutory and expedited appeals, and appeals from final judgments.Â Scott was necessarily and routinely exposed to principles of error preservation, application of the appropriate standards of appellate review, and a diverse combination of procedural and substantive topics involving Texas statutory and common law and the rules of appellate and civil procedure.
Scott is very active with the Tarrant County Bar Association. He serves as a director on the Tarrant County Bar Association Board of Directors and served as president of the Appellate Section of the Tarrant County Bar Association for 2019-2020. He is a past-chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association Brown Bag Committee, the Transition to Practice Committee, and the Community Outreach Committee. Scott remains actively involved with the Brown Bag Committee, securing speakers and moderating for CLE presentations. Scott also sits on the District 7 Grievance Committee of the State Bar of Texas.
Scott also volunteers for Texas A&M University School of Law.Â Scott sits on the Texas A&M University School of Law Deanâ€™s Advisory Council and serves as an ex-officio member of the Texas A&M University School of Law Alumni Board.Â Scott was appointed in 2013 to the Texas A&M School of Law Dean Search Advisory Committee.Â He was elected President of the Board of Directors for the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Alumni Association, served several years on the Board of Directors, and chaired The Chief Justice Joe Greenhill Golf Tournament Committee, which raised money for professionalism scholarships to law students.