Craig Paul Scott

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Craig Paul Scott

Location:
Columbus, Ohio
Phone:
614-441-8553
866-718-4608 (Toll free)
Fax:
614-221-6010
Email:
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Mr. Scott is a 1989 graduate of Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, who has risen through the ranks at Volkema Thomas Miller & Scott to become a key litigator, partner and administrator for the firm. He has been included in the Ohio Super Lawyers, Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers and a Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyers.

Craig concentrates his practice representing people injured in auto accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death claims, brain injuries, defective products, intentional tort litigation and railroad crossing accidents. He has been a member of the American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA), which is a national organization consisting of lawyers and judges committed to the right to a jury trial.

Mr. Scott presents to attorneys and paralegals at numerous seminars on insurance law and trial preparation, and also speaks frequently about changes in Ohio law and their impact on those who have suffered losses.

A hometown product from the Columbus suburb of Westerville, Craig also clerked for The Supreme Court of Ohio for three years while attending law school.

Recent Data

  • Craig participated in the representation of a motorist who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a motor vehicle collision caused by a semi truck and resolved the case for more than $4 million.
  • Craig recovered $750,000 for the estate of a previously disabled elderly woman who sustained a subdural hematoma in a low speed collision and died 12 days later.
  • In 2008, Craig participated as trial counsel in a case against the Franklin County, Ohio, Sherriff’s Office for its failure to properly respond to the repeated 911 calls for emergency help from a woman who was being physically and sexually assaulted, resulting in her murder, and the jury awarded a $2.75 million judgment. Craig received the 2008 Louisville Slugger Award from the Central Ohio Association for Justice for his work on this case.

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Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Injuries
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Injuries
  • Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

Education

  • Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1989
  • The Ohio State University
    • B.A.

Honors and Awards

  • Central Ohio Association of Justice "Louisville Slugger" Award
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers , 2010 - 2017
  • Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2017
  • Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Ohio Association for Justice (Formerly the Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers)
  • The Central Ohio Association for Justice (Formerly the Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association)
  • The Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Columbus Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice (Formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy (ABOTA), Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Supreme Court of Ohio, Clerk