Charles D. Scott is a third generation native of St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Scott's parents and grand parents also were life long residents of St. Petersburg. Mr. Scott received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1992, graduating with honors.
Mr. Scott also holds a masters degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, graduating with honors in 1980 and an undergraduate degree in Finance, also from the University of South Florida.
Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Scott worked in claims with Progressive Insurance Company and has an extensive background investigating car accidents.
Attorney Scott joined the Florida Bar in 1993 and has been a member in good standing at all times. He served on the Florida Bar Grievance Committee (committee 6D, for Pinellas County, Florida) from 2002 through 2005 reviewing complaints filed against other Pinellas County lawyers and making recommendations for resolving those complaints.
Practice areas include; personal injury, car accidents, drunk driving accidents, industrial accidents, bus accidents, injury, wrongful death, brain injury, traumatic brain injury, slip and fall, and truck accidents.
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Summary of Qualifications and Experience
- Stetson University College of Law - Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude 1992
- University of South Florida, Master Degree in Business
- University of South Florida, Bachelors Degree
- Member of the Florida Bar 1993
- Admitted to Practice Federal Court, Middle District of Florida 1993
- Admitted to Practice Federal Court, Eleventh Circuite 1993
- Former Assistant State Attorney Pinellas County 1993-1995
- Primary counsel in over 1000 combined civil and criminal cases
- Member Association of Trial Lawyer of America 1996
- Member of Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers 1997
- Member American Bar Association 1993
- Member St. Petersburg Bar Association 1994
- Member Clearwater Bar Association 1996
- Certified Family and Civil Mediator 2001 through 2007
- Member Florida Bar Grievance Committee 2002 through 2005
Read some recommendations from satisfied clients of Charles Scott and the Scott and Fenderson Law Firm:
Sheryl Gibson | VP-Sales & Marketing
I highly recommend Charles Scott who has the experience and the track record, especially in personal injury. Charles is a lawyer that many of his clients and myself find very comfortable both personally and professionally; He is an advocate for educating the public on their rights and protecting those rights through his legal expertise and is someone that I would want to protect and defend my rights as a business owner. August 25, 2010, Sheryl was a consultant or contractor to Charles at Scott & Fenderson PLLC
Dr. Tom Hughes | Owner/Operator Advantage Health & Wellness Center
I have known and worked with Charles for over ten years and he is a very knowledgeable, professional and ethical attorney in the areas of personal injury, family and criminal law. He is sincere, caring, very detailed oriented and goes above and beyond to achieve the best results possible for his clients. In today’s day and age of mega law firms it is refreshing to find how dedicated Charles and the staff at Scott & Fenderson are to providing their clients with the best service and communication possible. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking legal representation for a personal injury, family law or criminal law matter. Dr. Tom was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Dan Calabria | President & CEO at Mutual Funds Bureau, LLC
I'm pleased to have had an ongoing relationship over many years with my friend and neighbor Charles Scott.
Having him in you camp on countless occasions in an effort to imporve local conditions while his role as a professional in the business community has been an example of how all of us can play a part in improving our communities and the business climate. Dan was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Bill Burgess | Circuit Court Judge at Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida
Charles and I have represented opposite parties in criminal court. He is always knowledgeable, prepared, and professional and, hence, very effective.
Dr. Fred Freed, DC | Owner, Chiropractic Physician
Charlie Scott has exemplified what a great lawyer should be... open, honest and knowledeable. He is an experienced and very skilled litigator. Family Law or Personal Injury are just some of his areas of expertise. I have been proud to call him my lawyer and my friend. Would highly recommend without hesiattion. May 30, 2012, Dr. Fred was Charles's client
Liz Townes | Owner at Elizabeth A Townes, CPA, P.A.
Charles and I have worked together on several marital and family law cases, he as attorney, and me as forensic accountant. Charles is a very good family law attorney and is very easy to work with. I have referred numerous people to him for legal services as I trust his work. May 30, 2012, Liz was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Bill LaTorre | Physician at LaTorre Wellness Center
Charles is a very compitant and honest atty. that really cares about his clients. May 30, 2012, Bill was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Aj Comparetto | Attorney at Comparetto Law Firm
I have known Charles Scott for 15 years and find him to be a sincere, honest, and hard working attorney. He practices law in a very ethical manner and provides personal service to his clients. When I have sent clients to Charles, he has always personally handled the case. He has also always return my clients calls. I have referred many clients to Charles over the years and will continue to do so happily.. Aj was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Chris Schwint | Director at University of South Florida
Charles is a talented and insightful attorney. He has proven sympathetic and understanding of the issues and always provides excellent results. He has always been conscious of the financial implications of litigation and the impacts on the client. Chris was Charles's client
Timothy Johnson | Owner Spine and Sports Therapy
Charles Scott is a detail oriented attorney who provides an excellent service to his clients. I know personally clients who have benefited in his Personal Injury experience and service as well as in divorce. I highly recommend him as an attorney. Timothy was with another company when working with Charles at Scott & Fenderson, PLLC Attorneys at Law
Charles R. Gallagher III | Attorney
Mr. Scott is a first rate litigator with a weath of experience in family law and personal injury litigation. He is a very persuasive in trial and commands a quick rapport with juries. He stays ahead of the curve advocating for clients and consumers on a number of important issues. Any client would be lukcy to have him as their advocate. Aside from him professional prowess, he is a super nice guy.