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Scott M. Roberts

sroberts@burgessroberts.com

Scott is a native of Clearwater, Florida but he has lived in Alabama for over 30 years. He received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 1987 and his law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law in 1990.

Scott is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully tried numerous jury and non-jury trials throughout the state of Alabama. He has extensive experience in insurance defense litigation and concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, tort litigation, transportation litigation, workers’ compensation, employment law, premises liability, and products liability.

Scott has been lead attorney in many published appellate decisions. (view appellate decisions)

Scott is admitted to practice in all Alabama State and Federal District Courts and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Scott holds the prestigious “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is listed in Alabama Super Lawyers, Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Scott was recently included in BHM BIZ Magazine’s 2016 list of Top Lawyers in Birmingham, B-Metro’s Top Lawyers of 2017, The Legal Network’s 2017 list of Top Lawyers in Alabama, and Expertise’s 2017 Birmingham Best Litigation Attorneys.

Practice Areas

  • Automobile Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Dram Shop
  • Employment Litigation
  • Property and Casualty
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Bad Faith
  • Contract Disputes
  • Contracts
  • Fraud
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Retail and Restaurant Defense
  • Tort Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers’ Compensation

 

Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Tennessee State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Alabama Workers’ Compensation Claims Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Self Insurers Association
  • Trucking Lawyers Association

 

Education

  • Auburn University, B.A., 1987
  • The University of Alabama, J.D., 1990