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G. Scott Vezina

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The Team

Education

Regent University School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1997

College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1993

Admissions

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2012

Missouri, 2012

Texas, 2010

Florida, 2006

Louisiana, 1997

U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits

U.S. Tax Court

Admitted Pro Hac Vice in other states

G. Scott Vezina represents families of children with cerebral palsy and brain or spinal cord injuries caused by medical negligence. He has been involved in several multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements against obstetricians, pediatricians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers in 13 states, and regularly handles select, complex catastrophic medical negligence cases in courtrooms across the country on a pro hac vice basis.

A licensed pilot, Scott also represents victims of aviation accidents around the world, bringing his experience in the cockpit to the highest courts. His aircraft cases have received international media attention and have resulted in substantial recoveries.

Scott’s recent results include:

BIRTH AND NEONATAL INJURY:

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Recognized by his peers as a formidable litigator, Scott holds an “AV” Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking available by the international legal guide. He is included in the U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers® List and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2014. From 1997 to 2004, Scott was appointed Special Assistant Attorney General for the state of Louisiana. Before that, he served as an adjunct professor at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach and St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami.

The son of a third-generation rice, soybean, and crawfish farmer from Louisiana, Scott can be found on most weekends with his wife and two sons either exploring little towns or festivals around Pennsylvania and New Jersey or sightseeing from the sky as a licensed pilot.

Scott is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and the U.S. Tax Court. He has also handled cases on a pro hac vice basis in New Jersey, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Illinois, Oklahoma and California.

After graduating from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, Scott received an LL.M. from Regent University School of Law. He earned his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross.

Education

Regent University School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1997

College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1993

Admissions

Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2012

Missouri, 2012

Texas, 2010

Florida, 2006

Louisiana, 1997

U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits

U.S. Tax Court

Admitted Pro Hac Vice in other states

Affiliations

American Bar Association
Member

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Member

Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Member

Florida Bar Association
Member

Louisiana State Bar Association
Member

Texas Bar Association
Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member

Missouri Bar Association
Member

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Member

Awards

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
Thomson Reuters, 2014 – Present

Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Thomson Reuters, 2009 – 2011

Best Lawyers in America
U.S. News and World Report, 2020

Martindale-Hubbell
“AV” Preeminent rating

Speaking Engagements

Don’t Panic: Effective Trial Techniques for Young Lawyers
Feldman Shepherd CLE, 2019

Trial of a Civil Case: Practical Tips and Demonstrations
Feldman Shepherd CLE, 2019

Strategies for Developing the Blockbuster Case
Feldman Shepherd CLE, 2018

Supersize Your Verdicts: Creative Tips for Maximizing Jury Verdicts
Feldman Shepherd CLE, 2018

Creative Tips for Maximizing Jury Verdicts
Feldman Shepherd CLE, 2018

Community Involvement

Assistant Coach, Bambino Buddy-Ball, a program by the Whitpain Recreation Association that allows challenged or special needs athletes ages 5 and up to experience the thrill of playing baseball as well as team play and camaraderie.