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Russell K. Scott

Education

• USA&M Advanced Mediator training, 2001
• USA&M Mediation Training, 2001
• Washington University School of Law, J.D. 1974
• Earlham College, Richmond Indiana, B.A. 1971

Accomplishments

Mr. Scott is a Senior Litigation Officer of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. and is Manager of the Southern Illinois Practice Group. His practice includes the defense, arbitration and mediation of legal and medical malpractice claims, product liability, industrial accidents, class action and toxic torts, construction and commercial litigation and insurance coverage issues. He also has extensive experience in all aspects of appellate work. Mr. Scott is a former chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois and a Vice-Chair of the Civil Justice Reform Act Committee, also in the Southern District. He served on the Joint Ad Hoc Committee of the CBA/ISBA on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education and as Chair of the Illinois Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Pro Bono Publico; Recipient; John McAndrews Pro Bono Service Award, Illinois State Bar Association, Special Certificate of Appreciation, Legal Services Corporation; Distinguished Service to Law and Society Award, Illinois Bar Foundation; Professionalism Award for the 7th Circuit, American Inns of Court.

Affiliations

• Missouri and Illinois Bar
• American Bar Association
• Bar Association of St. Clair County (Past President)
• Bar Association of East St. Louis
• Bar Association of Madison County
• Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Member
• The 7th Circuit Bar Association
• Bar Association of the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
• Appellate Lawyers Association
• The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
• The Defense Research Institute
• The National Legal Aid and Defenders Association
• Academy of Illinois Lawyers
• Litigation Counsel of America; Fellow
• International Academy of Dispute Resolution; Fellow & Member of the Board
• Illinois Bar Foundation (Past President)
• Board of Governors, Illinois State Bar Association; Member
• Illinois Coalition for Equal Justice (Past Vice Chair)
• Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. (Past President)
• American Bar Foundation; Fellow
• United States Supreme Court; Licensed
• United States Court of Appeal for the 7th and 8th Circuits
• United States District Court; Southern & Central Districts of Illinois, Eastern & Western Districts of Missouri