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John P. Scott, Jr.
John P. Scott, Jr.
John P. Scott, Jr.
Birmingham, AL
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About John P. Scott, Jr.

 

 

 

John Scott is a senior partner at Starnes Davis Florie and has served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He has been named as one of the top attorneys in Alabama by Alabama Super Lawyers and is included in Best Lawyers in America .

PRACTICE

John's practice is primarily devoted to complex civil litigation and arbitration involving contractual and other commercial disputes, financial services claims, accounting practice claims, estate and trust litigation, insurance service and sales claims, and securities disputes, as well as products liability claims. He has over 35 years of litigation experience representing a wide variety of parties in complex commercial as well as personal injury matters. He has also served as a mediator in civil cases and as a neutral arbitrator on the panel of commercial arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association in numerous arbitrations and has been approved as a FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Successfully defended a regional bank in a non-jury trial involving claims of misappropriation of funds in certificates of deposit accounts.

• Obtained a jury verdict in favor of a regional bank on all claims in a case alleging negligence or wantonness in allowing monies to be withdrawn from an equity line account of the plaintiff by their son, resulting in damages and alleging invasion of privacy due to numerous collection calls from the defendant, bank, to the borrower's home.

• Obtained a jury verdict in excess of $800,000 in favor of a mortgage loan broker against a former manager/employee.

• Obtained FINRA arbitration award in excess of $100,000 and injunctive relief arising out of misappropriation of customer information by securities broker.

• Successfully defended claims against a local state bank involving checking account forgery.

• Obtained an arbitration award in excess of $300,000 in favor of a mortgage loan broker against a former manager/employee.

• Has successfully represented lenders and mortgage loan brokers in a number of complex cases, including putative class actions, involving claims under the Truth-in-Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and other federal statutes and state common law.

• Has successfully represented a manufacturer of tubing in products liability litigation with a Turkish radiator manufacturer.

SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS

John spoke on the topic of Representing the Despised Defendant--Lessons Learned, at the FDCC Winter Meeting - Trial Masters Series Plenary Program Marco Island, FL, March 15, 2014.

John spoke on the topic of Recovery of Mental Anguish Damages in Alabama, at the Tort Law Seminar - Presented by Alabama Law Weekly in Birmingham, Alabama, September 13, 2013.

John has authored an article published in the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Vol. 63, No. 2 (Winter 2013), entitled Mortgage Lending Reform Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

John has also co-authored an article published in the Cumberland Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3 (2007-2008), entitled “A Practitioner's Guide to Recovery of Mental Anguish/Emotional Distress Damages in Alabama.”

He has also served as a lecturer on numerous occasions in seminars conducted by the Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education and in programs presented before the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. John has also served as a faculty member of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Trial Academy.

 

 

 

Areas of Law
  • Product Liability & Consumer Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Collegiate Sports
  • Complex Insurance Litigation
  • Class Actions & Mass Torts
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
John P. Scott, Jr. Experience & Credentials
Position
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Principal
Legal Education
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N.A
Admission Details
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Admitted in 1973, Alabama U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, 11th, and D.C. Circuits U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
Payment Information
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Free Initial Consultation
Law School Attended
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Cumberland School of Law Class of 1973 J.D. cum laude
University Attended
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Auburn University Class of 1970 B.S.
Birth Information
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8 June 1947 in Birmingham, AL
Associations & Memberships
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John is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. He has served as a member of the Board of Trustees and Board of Directors of Episcopal Foundation of Jefferson County for a number of years and is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and the Monday Morning Quarterback Club. He has also served as a Deacon and Trustee of Mountain Brook Baptist Church.
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Contact Information
Mailing Address
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Starnes Davis Florie LLP 100 Brookwood Place, 7th Floor, Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone
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Fax
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205-868-6099
Email
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