M. Scott Fisher, Jr.     |     Partner

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ASSISTANT   |   Renee Hausenflock     804.762.8019
PARALEGAL   |   Chandra Reeves     804.762.8037
PARALEGAL   |   Mary Craig Bryant     804.762.8025

OFFICE   |   Colorado
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Scott Fisher was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia.  He has a broad and diverse litigation practice, which includes the areas of transportation, premises, products, commercial, construction, employment, civil rights, and defamation.  Scott prides himself in identifying his clients’ true litigation interests and finding creative and cost effective solutions.  Scott’s practice includes handling matters in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Colorado (by appointment only).

Education
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2005
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2009
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Federal Bar Association, Richmond Chapter
    • Board, 2016 – 2018
    • Government Relations Liaison to FBA National
  • Henrico County Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Local Government Attorneys Association
  • Virginia State Bar
    • Young Lawyers Conference
      • Chair, Committee on Admission and Orientation, 2012 – 2013
      • Sponsor Coordinator & Ad Hoc Admissions, 2011 – 2012
  • Virginia Super Lawyers – Rising Stars – Civil Litigation: Defense – 2013 – 2018
  • Colorado Super Lawyers – Rising Stars – Civil Litigation Defense – 2019
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Virginia State Bar – 2009
  • District of Columbia Bar – 2016
  • Colorado State Bar – 2018
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern & Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Reported Cases
  • Evans v. ForKids, Inc., 306 F. Supp. 3d 827 (E.D. Va. 2018)
  • Jaramillo v. Crain, No. 1:18-CV-0499-RM-KMT, 2019 WL 1417198, at *1 (D. Colo. Mar. 29, 2019)
  • Adams v. Ferguson, 884 F.3d 219 (4th Cir. 2018)
  • Altamira-Rojas v. City of Richmond, 184 F.Supp. 3d 290 (E.D. Va. 2016)
  • Pleasants v. Town of Louisa, No. 3:11-CV-00032, 2014 WL 1050430 (W.D. Va. Mar. 18, aff’d sub nom. Pleasants v. Rigsby, 603 F. App’x 126 (4th Cir. 2015)
  • Woodson v. City of Richmond, Va., 2 F.Supp.3d 804, 807 (E.D.Va. 2014)
  • Pleasants v. Town of Louisa, 847 F. Supp. 2d 864 (W.D. Va. 2012), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 524 F. App’x 891 (4th Cir. 2013)
  • Prescott v. Wade, 4:12CV126, 2013 WL 1352168 (E.D. Va. Apr. 2, 2013)
  • Henderson v. Labor Finders of Virginia, Inc., 3:12CV600, 2013 WL 1352158 (E.D. Va. Apr. 2, 2013)
  • Lee v. Marks, 3:11CV815-JAG, 2013 WL 775379 (E.D. Va. Feb. 28, 2013)
  • Piland v. White, 85 VA. Cir. 45 (Chesapeake 2012)
  • Lawson v. Miles, 1:11CV949 AJT/IDD, 2012 WL 3242349 (E.D. Va. Aug. 6, 2012)
Publications
  • Presenter, “Defending Police Liability Claims,” NBI CLE, 2017
  • Co-Author, “The Juvenile Justice System,” NASW Law Note Series, 2010
  • Author, “Psychiatric Advance Directives and the Right to be Presumed Competent,” Journal of Contemporary Health Law & Policy, Vol. 25 Issue 2, 2009
  • Co-Author, “Social Workers and the Legal Rights of Students: Part II,” NASW Law Notes of the General Counsel, 2008