Overview And Experience
Robert Scott is a seasoned trial lawyer, who has devoted his entire practice to representing clients who have been injured or wronged by others. In 2010, at the age of 27, Robert founded Scott & Wallace LLP with his law partner, Clint Wallace. In 2012, at the age of 29, Robert obtained his first recovery over $500,000. He tried his first wrongful death case to jury verdict at the age of 31. At the age of 32, Robert obtained his first multi-million dollar recovery. Since Scott & Wallace’s inception, Robert has personally resolved thousands of injury and death cases, and has recovered over $100 million for his clients. Scott & Wallace is now ranked as one of the top law firms in the country by US News & World Report.
A former felony prosecutor, Robert is a member of both the Florida Bar and Georgia Bar. He is also a member of the Tallahassee Bar Association, where he formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Young Lawyer’s Division, the Florida Justice Association, where he is an EAGLE member, and the Capital City Justice Association. He graduated with high honors (magna cum laude) from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina and is an honors graduate (cum laude) of Florida State University College of Law.
In 2014, at the age of 32, Robert achieved an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible. According to Martindale-Hubbell, “AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” Since 2019, Robert has been annually rated by Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star under 40, a distinction shared by only 2.5% of all qualifying lawyers in Florida. Since 2021, he has been included in Best Lawyers®, a peer reviewed publication recognizing the top 5% of lawyers in the United States in private practice. He is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. He is a member of the Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40, as chosen by the National Trial Lawyers. He is rated Superb (10.0) by the popular lawyer rating website, Avvo.
Robert continues to be very involved in the firm’s charitable efforts. Of note, Scott & Wallace annually funds the Scott & Wallace Holiday Turkey Giveaway, which feeds over 200 families during the holiday season, the Leon County Schools Principal of the Month, the Conley Elementary Food Pantry, and the Taylor Moseley Memorial Scholarship at Lincoln High School. The firm also continues to make significant financial contributions to many local charities and altruistic endeavors.
Robert resides in Tallahassee with his wife, Darby, and their two children, Tatum and Boden.
- Wofford College (B.A., magna cum laude)
- Florida State University College of Law (J.D., cum laude)
- US District Court – Northern District of Florida
- US District Court – Middle District of Georgia
- Florida Justice Association
- EAGLE member
- Capital City Justice Association
- Board of Directors
- Tallahassee Bar Association
- YLD Board of Directors (formerly)