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Biography

Scott Williams' vast experience in the litigation field includes representation of for profit and nonprofit entities in a variety of settings. These include defense of medical malpractice claims, personal injury claims and other tort claims, contract litigation, employment discrimination matters, real estate litigation, defense of commercial and regulatory claims against hospitals and systems, and representation of municipal corporations in commercial and contract based litigation. 

 

Practice Areas

  • Class Action Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Worker’s Compensation Defense

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: Elected by the Faculty as the Outstanding Graduate in Philosophy
    • Major: Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1986
  • Illinois, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1986

Professional Associations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • St. Charles County Bar Association
  • Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association
  • Christian Family Services of St. Louis, Past Officer, Board of Directors, Member, 1988 to 1998
  • Christian Academy of Greater St. Louis, Director, 1989 to 1993
  • St. Louis Christian College, Board of Trustees
  • Church of Christ/Christian Church, Past minister; presently serves as lay preacher for the New Heights Christian Church
  • DeGreef Hospice House Development Council, Past President
  • Christian Homes, Inc., Board of Directors, 2012 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Honors

  • Best Lawyers - Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers - Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • 1st in Graduating Class; Phi Kappa Phi

Classes & Seminars

  • Confidentiality of Medical Records in Missouri, Medical Education Services, 1998 to 1998
  • Liability Considerations in the Delivery and Documentation of Nursing Care, Lorman Education Services, 1998 to 1998
  • Recent Developments in Health Care Law
  • Retention and Risk Management Considerations, Medical Education Services, 1999 to 1999
  • AIDS/HIV & Mental Health Patient Records, Medical Education Services, 1999 to 1999
  • Confidentiality Considerations For Medical Records, Lorman Education Services, 1998 to 1998

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Missouri Volunteer Lawyers Program, Advice & Representation/Indigents, 00/1988 to 00/1998
  • United Services for the Handicapped, Service/Advice, 00/1998 to 00/2000
  • Churches/Religious/Para-Religious Orgs./Advice & Representation, 00/1987 to 00/2000

Past Positions

  • Thompson Coburn LLP, Partner, 1997 to 1999
  • Thompson & Mitchell, Associate, 1986 to 1996
  • Churches of Christ, Minister, 1977 to 1986