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Scott Robert Phillips

Founding partner of the Law Office of Phillips & King

Having handled hundreds of criminal matters, tried over 50 civil and criminal cases to judge and jury, handled countless civil and criminal appeals, and worked as counsel to firms in the oil and gas industry,  Scott understands how to advocate and represent his clients in all phases of business and litigation. But Scott also understands that the law and legal disputes don’t happen in a vacuum. Often personal and business issues can intersect with cases to complicate an already challenging environment.

Scott was selected by his peers as a Top Attorney in Fort Worth, Texas from 2015 to present. He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Scott earned his law degree from Texas Wesleyan School of Law (now Texas A&M School of Law).

Before law school, Scott worked for 15 years in the computer industry as an IT consultant where he advised enterprises on how to secure and manage their network assets. During this time he also earned several industry certifications and routinely gave lectures on organizationl security.

-B.S. Texas A&M University – 2001
-M.B.A. University of Texas – El Paso – 2007
-J.D. Texas Wesleyan University (now Texas A&M School of Law) – 2012

Legal Accreditations and awards
-Top Attorney in Fort Worth, Texas (Fort Worth Magazine – as voted by their peers): 2015 – Present
– AVVO Rating 10 “Superb”
-Top 10 family law attorneys in Texas: 2017 – Present
-Tarrant County Legalline volunteer of the year: 2017 – 2018

Professional Memberships
-Dallas Bar Association
-Tarrant County Bar Association
-Texas State Bar College
-Hill County Bar Association
-Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association

Jurisdictions licensed
-State Bar of Texas
-United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
-United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
-United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Public Speaking and Presentations
– El Paso FBI cyber security roundtable, 2009
– FBI borderland cyber security composium – wireless security and vulnerabilities, 2010
– Presentation on U.S. common law system, Asian Judicial Institute, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, October 2011
– Top 5 tenant issues of 2016, People’s Law School, Fort Worth Texas, April 2017
– Tenant rights and obligations under the Texas Property Code, People’s Law School, Fort Worth, Texas, April 2018

Computer certifications
-A+ Hardware Certified
-Microsoft Certified Professional
-Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
-Cicsco Certified Network Associate
-National Security Agency (NSA) Infosec Assessment Methodology