Scot ClintonSenior Attorney

Year Joined the Firm

2017

Practice areas

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation

Education

  • B.A. Government and History, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999
    • Spring 1999 Cum Laude Ampla et Magna
    • Spring 1998 Ampla Cum Laude
  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2004
  • 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training, University of Houston Law Center, 2012

Bar Admittance & Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Texas, 2004
    • Appellate Section
    • Litigation Section
    • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Commercial & Consumer Law Section
    • Member, HBA Administration of Justice Committee, 2017-18
    • Member, HBA Lawyers for a Beautiful Houston Committee, 2016-2018
    • Member, HBA Membership Committee, 2016-2017
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2016
  • HYLA Leadership Academy, 2008-2009 Class
  • Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

Awards

  • Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars list: 2016, 2015, 2014
  • 2013 Jury Verdict recognized (Honorable Mention) “Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame”
  • #15 Verdict in the State of Texas - Top TX Verdicts of 2011, Verdict Search
  • Top Lawyers of 2015, Houstonia magazine

Speeches and presentations

  • Speech at People’s Law School: “Starting a Business”, September 20, 2012
  • Speech at US Citizenship & Immigration Services Community Relations Officers Conference: “Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law”, June 21, 2012
  • Panel at League City Chamber of Commerce: “Identity Theft”, April 11, 2012
  • Panel at US Citizenship & Immigration Services UPIL Law Enforcement meeting: “Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law”, February 16, 2012
  • Speech at Fairhaven UMC: “Identity Theft”, September 14, 2011
  • Speech at Gulf Coast Mensa: “Identity Theft”, May 29, 2011
  • Houston City Council Housing Comm.: “Foreclosure Rescue Scams”, May 20, 2010
  • Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Comm.: “Notario Publicos and Immigration”, May 15, 2010
  • Speech at Galveston: “Contractor Fraud”, September 10, 2009
  • HBA Hurricane Ike Legal & FEMA Training: “Price Gouging”, September 22, 2008
  • Speech at The Credit Coalition: “Consumer Rights and Laws”, August 6, 2008
  • Speech at UH Law Center People’s Law School: “Consumer Laws”, April 5, 2008
  • Panel at FTC/BBB forum: “Rules of the Road for Advertisers”, October 25, 2007
  • Speech at Houston Housing Counselors forum: “Mortgage Scams”, October 19, 2007
  • Speech at UH Law Center People’s Law School: “Consumer Laws”, April 7, 2007
  • Speech at UH Law Center People’s Law School: “Consumer Laws”, October 7, 2006
  • Speech at The Credit Coalition: “Consumer Rights and Laws”, September 11, 2006

Contact Us

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Houston, Texas 77002

Office: 713.222.9000
Fax: 713.229.8824

info@wcglaw.com