Scott S. Addison

704.831.3519 (office)
704.617.0349 (mobile)

866.393.6043 (fax)

L.A.Karen Tahan

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
Professional Associations
  • North Carolina Superior Court Mediator
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute
Community Involvement
  • 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
Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action

Attorney Scott Addison recently won summary judgment in defense of our client, an orthopedic surgeon, in a case arising out of a nerve injury that occurred during a procedure to shorten a patient’s leg. The patient had previously undergone a total hip replacement by a physician in another state that, unfortunately, resulted in a leg-length discrepancy that caused her significant problems.

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Advantages of a Technology Savvy Law Firm

Advantages of a Technology Savvy Law Firm

Why technology is core to the Lincoln Derr Advantage (a.k.a. - #LDAdvantage)We like to win.And we do what it takes to make that happen.That means we study all the evidence, backward and forward. We learn the industry involved in the case. We get to know...

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Legal Tech Tips

Legal Tech Tips

A new year has arrived, and it seems we are inundated by ads for new gadgets and other nifty technology platforms. If you follow any legal tech reports or blogs, you know how much hype there is about AI and Blockchain. You also probably know by now that many states, including North Carolina, are incorporating a mandatory amount of CLE credits directed toward technology (despite the fact that our court system lacks sufficient funding to institute comprehensive electronic filing… but that’s a different soapbox).

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