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V. Scott Williams

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Biography

Scott’s 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 and other tort claims, contract litigation, employment discrimination, real estate litigation, commercial and regulatory matters involving health care systems and providers, and representation of municipal and other governmental entities in commercial and tort based litigation.

Practice Areas

  • Class Action Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • 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
    • Honors: first in class 
  • Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
    • B.A. – 1983
    • Honors: Elected by the Faculty as the Outstanding Graduate in Philosophy
    • Major: Philosophy

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations

  • Missouri 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 Horizons, Inc., Board of Directors, 2012 to Present

Honors

  • Best Lawyers - Commercial Litigation, 2014-2021
  • Best Lawyers - Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2014-2021

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Missouri Volunteer Lawyers Program, Advice & Representation/Indigents, 1988 to 1998
  • United Services for the Handicapped, Service/Advice, 1998 to 2000
  • Churches/Religious/Private Schools/Para-Religious Orgs./Advise & Representation, 1987 to 2021

Employment

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