Resume 

 

Joseph Scott Jr. Esq. 

 Jurist Doctorate, University of Notre Dame, Law School 

. josephscottjr@gmail.com 

, 404 857-5888 

 

 

Summary of Experience 

  

Trial Attorney (University of Notre Dame Law School), member of New York Bar, 20+ years continuous “Good Standing”, representing clients in SDNY, EDNY, Appeal, Supreme, County, and District & City Courts. 500+ cases, 85+ trials. (Insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury and criminal) 

 

Mediator/Negotiator, mufti-state, mediating 4000+cases, in New York, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Detroit, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois. Documented settlement rate in excess of 85%. Cases included insurance, medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, insurance, and product liability. Established Mediation Programs in various area of the county for State Farm, Geico, and USAA. Mediated with all major carriers. 

 

Employment 

 

 

Trial Attorney, Law Office of Scott and Associates LLC. Atlanta, Ga, Binghamton, New York, 2008-2016 

Representing clients nationwide, Federal: EEOC, MSPB, Federal Court of Appeals in D.C., cases involved includes those pursuant to 29 CFR Part 1614, Civil Service Reform Act, Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; American with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 “ADAAA”; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; State Courts: criminal, civil, juvenile, and family court proceedings, from arrest, the initial court appearance. filing proceedings and motions, conducting hearings, evaluation of the case and plea bargaining, conducting the trial. This is a multi-state practice including New York, Massachusetts, Washington., Louisiana, Georgia, Florida & Alabama; (Out of state via Pro Hac Vice.) 

 

Mediator/Arbitrator, Mediation Centers World Wide Inc., Pensacola, Fl. 1991-2008 

Mediated 4,500+ cases, including medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death, patent, insurance, complex commercial. Federal Jurisdictions: Federal Labor & Employment facilitation and group facilitation, before EEOC, MSPB, Federal Court of Appeals in D.C. , Pursuant to 29 CFR Part 1614, Civil Service Reform Act, Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; American with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 “ADAAA”; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; State Jurisdictions Arkansas Court  (Circuit Pulaski County),  FloridaCourts (1st , 2nd, 4th, 6th,  8th 12th,  13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th,  and 19th Judicial Circuits),  Alabama  Courts (Circuit Courts for Mobile, Birmingham), Georgia Courts  (Superior Courts  Augusta, and  Cobb, and  Gwinnett, Illinois  Court (Cook County Circuit Court), Louisiana  Court(District Court for New Orleans), Mississippi Court (Civil Hinds County Circuit Court 7th),  

 

 

Electronic Discovery Specialist, Seyfarth Shaw, Law Office, Atlanta, Ga. 

 (Temporary ESI Project, hired through Spherion, Jan-Mar 2007 

Electronic Discovery Specialist, responsible for interim, emergency, support of Concordance & Summation, databases, transcript loading, load file review, revision of database formats, meeting with counsel on ongoing litigation, handling day to day electronic systems discovery request, working with vendors to insure quality control of receivables, with teams in California, New York, and Texas.. 

 
Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida. 

St Petersburg, Fl. 1989-1991 

Senior Attorney, Analyst, responsible for overseeing implementation of 1st ADR program in Florida, and 2d in the country. Interfaced with the IT department, vendors, administration, lawyers and judges in state and federal courts. Provided training for members of the State Bar, as well as state and federal judges. Attended judicial conferences, as the circuit’s expert on the interface of the new system. Successfully designed and implemented computer applications for selection, and statistical tracking, of individual cases and case types through the ADR process. Provided periodic reports to the Judiciary on the progress of the project. Established and maintained budget for department. 

 

Trial and Appellate Attorney, Law Office of Joseph Scott Jr., Park Avenue, New York, New York, 1983-1989 

Handled all aspect of cases from initial filing, discovery, to trial, and appeals. Cases included criminal, civil, employment discrimination, family law, and civil rights.   

Trial counsel for the local office of the American Federation of Government Employees in New York and New Jersey, the Peekskill office of the NAACP. Judicial Jurisdictions included Court of Appeals, Superior, and Family, as well as the Merit Systems Protection Board. EEOC, Southern District, Eastern District of New York, and Federal District Court of Appeals, in Washington D.C. 

 

  • Significant reported cases tried by attorney Scott 

 

1996 Topper, Daniel M Department of Justice70 M.S.P.R. 69Oct 01, 1990 Gottlieb Veterans Administration NP Mar 20, 1990 Gottlieb Veterans Administration 44 M.S.P.R. 298Apr 05, 1989 Gonzalez Department of Army40 M.S.P.R. 241Feb 09, 1989 Gottlieb Veterans Administration39 M.S.P.R. 606Aug 25, 1987 Macijauskas Department of Army34 M.S.P.R. 564Jun 30, 1987 Sylvester Veterans Administration34 M.S.P.R. 215Apr 02, 1987 Balaban Social Security Admin., Dept. of Health and Human Services 33 M.S.P.R. 309 

 

Prosecutor Misconduct: People of the State of New York vs. Jose Rosa, 113 A.D.2d 722, 108 A.D.2d 531, 489 N.Y.S.2d 722 

 

Senior Attorney, Analyst, Lexis/Nexus New York, N.Y.   1981-1983 

Senior  member of project team designed, and implemented litigation support databases for complex litigation cases; including Polaroid vs. Kodak, for the firm of White & Case in New York; responsible for interfacing with client and IT development team. 

 

Math Department Head, Michiana Collegeof Commerce, South Bend, Indiana 

1978-1979 

Implemented first Math department. Negotiated and integrated student and faculty use of business college’s computer systems with that of the University of Notre Dame; tasks completed simultaneous with first year study of law and ND.  Left for study in England, for second year of study of law at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and resumed department responsibility upon return in 1981. 

 

Systems Analyst, Programmer, Dow Corning, Midland, Michigan, 1976-1978 

Designed and implemented a (MRP) system for all plant locations in Dow Corning (South East). System addressed distributed supply management, in real-time. Responsible for developing consensus in remote plants while training personnel on new applications. Received special recognition as “fast track” employee, and offered opportunity to return to Dow upon completion of law school. 

 

Lieutenant Supply Officer, United States Navy, 1972-1976 

USS Bristol County LST1198, USS Patterson DE 1061. Responsible for annual budget in excess of 30 million dollars.   

 

 Education 

 

CityUniversityofCityCollegeofNew York, BS Computer Science, New York, New York, 1972. 

 

London School of Economics and Political Science, 2d year Law School, London, England, 1980. 

 

University of Notre Dame Law School, Jurist Doctorate, South bend, Indiana, 1981. 

Misc.: Studied German and Spanish. 

 

 

References Available Upon Request.