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.
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.
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 received his undergraduate Biology degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his law degree from the Charleston School of Law. 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.
Originally from Wilson, North Carolina, Scott currently lives in Charleston. A true believer in giving back to the community and the profession, Scott can frequently be found throughout the year volunteering his time with local charitable organizations like One80Place and South Carolina Special Olympics, and also regularly serves as a guest lecturer at the Charleston School of Law on matters related to trial advocacy and criminal defense. Scott can be heard from time to time making a guest appearance on Charleston Sports Radio, ESPN 98.5 FM and 1340 AM discussing current legal issues in professional and collegiate sports. In his spare time, Scott enjoys playing golf, watching UNC football and basketball, and spending time with his family.