The Law Offices of Scot Courtney

Scot Courtney is an Accessible and High-End Attorney With 25 Years of Experience

Scot Courtney has been practicing criminal law for 27 years and is Board Certified in Criminal Law. He double-majored, receiving a BA in political science and geography environmental resource management at Texas State University in 1990. He began his professional career with Robert A. Scardino, Jr. and David Cunningham in 1993 while attending Thurgood Marshall School of Law. After receiving his Juris Doctorate with honors in 1994, he partnered with Mr. Scardino, going on to appear in many complex and high-profile jury trials throughout Texas and various U.S. District Courts over the next decade. In 2004, he relocated his offices to San Marcos, Texas, and continues to practice throughout the State of Texas and Federal Courts. He has also undergone training in Advanced Mediation.

Scot is a knowledgeable lawyer who believes in the value of honest communication and diligent work. To help his clients, he offers 24/7 service and provides straightforward advice. He spends countless hours researching the law and all available information to ensure all viable legal and factual defenses are advanced on behalf of his clients. His ultimate goal is to help clients achieve the best possible result for their legal situation.

Scot is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, Federal District Courts (Western, Southern & Eastern District of Texas), Texas Court of Appeals, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is also the author of Student Body of Law for Texas – Everything the Texas College Student Needs to Know About the Law and Legal Street Smarts – Texas Edition. As a legal expert, he is ready to provide you with counsel. Consider calling to receive your free consultation today.

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The Law Offices of Scot Courtney

“During a broadcast of the television news magazine 48 Hours, CBS News referred to Robert Scardino as “One of Houston’s top criminal defense lawyers”. He was also recognized as “Attorney of the Year” by the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association in 1999, sharing that distinction with Mike Ramsey, Dick DeGuerin, Dan Cogdell, Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, Paul Nugent and Mike DeGeurin. Scot has had the privilege to associate with these and many other accomplished criminal attorneys over his long career.

Scot sits on the Board of Directors for the Texas DWI Lawyers Association and regularly speaks at various continuing legal and professional educational programs for legal, law enforcement, and criminal justice professionals.

Other memberships have included the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association (TCDLA), Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association (HCCDLA), Travis County Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Hays County Bar Association, as well as MENSA and has been recognized as one of the Top Lawyers of Houston by the readers, editors, and staff of H Texas Magazine. He is also a member of the Texas Rugby Union Hall of Fame (2021) and was inducted into the Order of the Grey (2021) in recognition for his contributions as a rugby player with Texas State University. He remains involved in TXST Rugby Alumni Foundation, Inc., Mermaid Society SMTX, TXST Rugby, The Golf Circus, and other charitable, arts, and athletic organizations.

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