Scott Addison represents national corporations, large regional hospital systems, physician practices, banks, and entrepreneurs.

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.

704.831.3519 (Office)
704.617.0349 (Mobile)
866.393.6043 (Fax)


  • 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

  • Best Lawyers in America©, 2022-2023 Edition, Medical Malpractice – Defendants
  • “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
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Scott's Featured News & Podcasts
August 29, 2022
Statute of Limitations for Minors in Medical Malpractice Actions
By Scott Addison

Back in law school, we all learned about the statute of limitation: a plaintiff has a limited amount of time in which to file suit. There are, however, exceptions to this time limitation, especially when the plaintiff is under a […]

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March 29, 2022
Medical Board Complaints – A Guide for Healthcare Providers Episode 13
By Scott Addison

Medical Board Complaints – A Guide for Healthcare Providers

These days, filing complaints against medical professionals to the North Carolina Medical Board is about as easy as leaving a Google review. The result: significantly more complaints. In 2022 alone, our office has received an average of one request every day to help medical professionals navigate these complaints. So, what should healthcare providers do if they fall on the receiving end of one?

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October 12, 2020
Summary Judgement in Medical Malpractice Action
By Scott Addison

Medical Malpractice action against Lincoln Derr client dismissed 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 […]

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