Excellence in All
Scott is rated AV: Preeminent (highest level of Professional excellence)
by Martindale-Hubbell through anonymous review by other lawyers and Judges.
He is a sustaining member of the Alabama Association for Justice, and
a member of the American Association for Justice. He is the past president
of the Limestone County Bar Association, and a member of the Alabama Bar
Association. He has been a speaker at continuing legal education seminars
in Alabama, where he has spoken to other lawyers on topics affecting injury law.
Striving for Client Success
The majority of Scott's clients are referred by other lawyers who are
familiar with his work. Of all accomplishments and awards, Scott is most
proud that on several occasions, other lawyers have chosen Scott to represent
them in litigation.
Scott is licensed to practice in all Alabama Courts, both State and Federal.
A rare opportunity among lawyers, he had the opportunity to practice in
the United States Supreme Court in 2004, in the case of
Anderson v. Ashby, 873 So.2d 168 (Ala. 2003),
American General Finance, Inc.
v. Ashby, 540 U.S. 1218, 124 S.Ct. 1506, 158 L.Ed.2d 153 (2004).
More About Scott
Scott is a member of First United Methodist Church, where he has served
in many capacities, including Chairman of the Administrative Board and
member of the Northwest District Board of Trustees for Alabama. He is
a frequent speaker at Churches of many denominations for the Gideons,
and has been a member of Rotary International for more than twenty years.
Scott chooses a charity every year to receive a portion of profit from
his law practice, in addition to his personal tithe. For 2018, that charity
is Rainbow Omega in Eastaboga, Alabama, which provides a permanent home
for adults with developmental disabilities. Please take a look at this
great ministry at rainbowomega.org, and consider giving too!
If you would like discuss your legal matter with Athens personal injury
attorney Scott Shipman
free consultation, please contact us
at (256) 277-9117.