Butler Snow issued the following announcement on Feb. 25.
Butler Snow is pleased to announce Scott K. Field will moderate a panel at the Texas Aggie Bar Association’s 20th Annual Conference March 1-2 in College Station, Texas.
Scott will moderate a panel of trial judges titled “The Ethics of Practicing in Texas Rural Courts: A Judicial Panel” on March 2. The panelists will focus on the considerations lawyers must be aware of when handling cases in rural counties, and discuss general best practices in the courts and ethical considerations/concerns they frequently encounter.
Scott is a member of the firm’s litigation department and primarily practices within the appellate and written advocacy and commercial litigation groups. Prior to joining the firm, he served a six-year term as Justice of the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District. Scott also has experience from private practice where he handled all levels of trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, represented individuals and institutions in a variety of commercial litigation matters including contract and insurance disputes and represented participants in ERISA plans with disability and medical claims. He now uses his experience as a judge and as an appellate and trial attorney in advising clients from the outset of litigation through the conclusion of the appellate process.
Scott is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association, the Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, the Federalist Society and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He serves on the board of directors for the Texas Aggie Bar Association and is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Foundation. Scott received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law.