Mr. Scott focuses his practice on personal injury and civil rights litigation representing individuals in suits opposing insurance companies, corporations and governmental entities. In ten years of practice, he has gained substantial experience in representing clients in both State and Federal court in cases ranging from wrongful arrest to wrongful death and has won millions for his clients. Having beat the odds by overcoming qualified immunity in a number of federal civil rights lawsuits, Mr. Scott has developed a reputation as one of few attorneys successfully pursuing civil rights cases. His routinely receives attorney referrals as a result.
Mr. Scott received his undergraduate degree from Anderson University with a double major in Accounting and Business Management. Following a short career in asset management, Mr. Scott enrolled at John Marshall School of Law where her received his law degree in 2011. He was a member of the John Marshall Law Review and practiced as a criminal trial attorney during his final year of law school.
Born and raised on a cattle farm in Henry County, Georgia, Mr. Scott was a three sport athlete and a decorated high school wrestler. As a college freshman, he was the starting 197 lb wrestler for Gardner Webb University. He then transferred to Anderson University where he became a nationally ranked NCAA wrestler at 197 lb twice qualifying for the NCAA Division II National Tournament. While in law school and for several years thereafter as a practicing attorney, Mr. Scott pursued a mixed martial career amassing a 7-1 record as an Advanced Amateur. He is a Brazilian Jui Jitsu Black Belt under Roberto Traven (2018) having won and placed in numerous international IBJJF tournaments including the Pan Ams and World Championships.
He lives in Forsyth, Georgia with his wife Ashley, their three children, Audrey (4), Duncan (3) and Abigail (1), and their dog Gus.
Darryl Scott's experience provides a wealth of knowledge, not only of the law, but about competition, picking your battles and how to win. Seeing every client find his or her path to recovery is the most important thing to him.
42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Civil Rights Violations
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Superior Court
Georgia State Board of Worker’s Compensation
Middle District of Georgia Federal Court
Northern District of Georgia Federal Court
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
John Marshall School of Law, J.D., 2011
Anderson University, SC, BS with honors, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Office: (770) 474-5646
Fax: (770) 474-5553