In our modern day rush-to-judgment society, people charged with crimes are often convicted in the court of public opinion long before they ever step foot in a courtroom. Despite citizens of this country being innocent until proven guilty, the reality is that in this day and age you have to fight for your innocence.
Fighting “the good fight” and representing people in times of difficulty is my passion.
I pride myself in knowing that I can be the voice that helps a client through what is perhaps the most difficult time in their life. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to every client that walks through our door. As a group, we work together to ensure our clients achieve maximum possible results in any situation.
Practice areas: Criminal Defense, Professional Licensing
Admitted to the South Carolina Bar: 2008
Law school: Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2008
College: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 2003
Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina
Family: Wife, Allison
Notable achievements:During law school, Scott was a member of the Moot Court Board and won the Founders’ Upperclass Moot Court Competition. He also graduated with ProBono Service distinction. Upon graduating from law school, Scott went to work for the Office of the First Circuit Public Defender where he excelled in providing high quality representation to indigent citizens of Dorchester County. During his three years as a public defender, Scott represented hundreds of defendants in all areas of the law and served as lead and assistant counsel during numerous trials ranging from serious felonies to misdemeanors and DUIs. Scott comes to Savage Law Firm highly regarded among former clients, colleagues, and the judiciary for his professionalism, outstanding work ethic, and dedication to the practice of law. Scott is also a board member of the Charleston School of Law Alumni Association.
Memberships: Charleston County Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
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