Scott S. Addison
Scott has a track record of success representing national corporations, large regional hospital systems, physician practices, banks, and entrepreneurs as both plaintiffs and defendants. He practices at both the trial and appellate levels and has a growing mediation practice.
Scott is licensed to practice law in North and South Carolina, and he is a North Carolina Certified Superior Court Mediator. He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College in 1998, where he was a member of the National Biological Honor Society and served as a Love of Learning Mentor to at-risk inner-city high school students. After graduating from Davidson, Scott worked in quality control for Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, as an Information Technology Planner for the Office of the State CIO for the State of South Carolina, and as a Server Administrator for a General Electric gas turbine plant. In 2006, Scott obtained his law degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina, where he was a member of the South Carolina Law Review.
He has also previously served as an associate adjunct professor at the Charlotte School of Law. Scott is a graduate of the Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute and is actively involved with the Mecklenburg County Bar and several of its committees. He also volunteers as a mediator for summary ejectment actions pending in the Mecklenburg County District Court.
- B.A., Davidson College, 1998
- J.D., University of South Carolina, 2006, cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- North Carolina Superior Court Mediator
- Mecklenburg County Bar
- Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute
- Guardian ad Litem Program
- Mecklenburg County Lawyer for a Day Program
- Legal Aid of the Southern Piedmont
Awards & Achievements
- “Rising Star” – Professional Malpractice Defense by North Carolina Super Lawyers (2013-2016)
- Business Leader Media Pro Bono Impact Award (2008)
- Order of the Coif
- Order of the Wig and Robe
Lincoln Derr attorney Scott Addison recently presented at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina. Scott presented on how to appropriately navigate those situations that arise when “The Law Comes...read more
Every lawyer remembers learning the nebulous concept of “disabilities” in law school. The interplay between a “disability” and the statute of limitations or the statute of repose is much more complex than appears at first glance. Last week, the North Carolina Court of...read more
In June, Judge Robert Ervin granted Directed Verdict in favor of our physician client at the close of Plaintiff’s evidence. Because a Directed Verdict is a white whale in medical malpractice cases (and in many others), we felt the story bore telling. First, it must be...read more