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With Scott Herron, you get personal attention from an attorney with an extensive business and information technology (Fortune 100) background and outstanding academic credentials.

This background gives Scott a unique perspective and understanding of the complex legal issues that arise in business and technology, trademarks, copyrights, and estate planning.

Scott attended law school later in life, graduating at age 56, summa cum laude, and second in his class--a testament to exceptional academic and analytic abilities and unwaivering commitment to excellence. Scott approaches each case with a personal touch, taking the time to understand each client's individual needs and goals.

Experence combined with a Juris Doctor (law) degree coupled with a MBA (Master of Business Administration) equips Scott with the skills necessary to analyze and understand complex business situations, contract needs, and the finanical and personal dimensions of crafting Wills and Trusts to protect a client's legacy.

Meet Scott
D. Scott Herron, Esq.: Scott's experience includes a leadership position with Oracle Corporation as Senior Global Program Manager; in this role, he earned formal recognition as a top three-percent performer. Scott previously worked for Cincinnati Bell Information Systems in various information technology positions ranging from individual contributor up to Senior Manager of Professional Services. Technical consulting and client support through these employers included assignments with AT&T, AT&T Bell Labs, British Telecom, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, MIT, Library of Congress, and others. Scott also has experience starting and running small businesses.


Tennessee Bar Association

Washington County Bar Association


Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude (2018)
Final Class Rank: 2 / 86
CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Arbitration Law

Western Governor's University
Master of Business Administration (2015)
Information Technology Management Concentration
Capstone Business Simulation Performance Award (92nd percentile)

Governor's State University, Bachelor of Arts (2003)

Purdue University School of Engineering and Technology
(IUPUI Campus) (1986)
Associate of Applied Science, Computer Technology, with Honors
Fully independent and worked his way through--completed 99 hours toward a Bachelor of Science (ask).

CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Arbitration Law

WGU MBA Capstone Business Simulation Performance Reward

Oracle Top Performer Award

AT&T Quality Client Service Award

On a personal note. . .
Scott has been married for over thirty years and has one adult son and a daughter in-law. Scott lives in Northeast Tennessee, in a log cabin set on 15 wooded acres on a mountain side and nearly surrounded by an 8000+ acre wilderness recreation area.

Scott loves dogs and has two yellow labs, brother and sister, Luke and Leia. Yes. Scott is a bit of a nerd.

Luke and Leia.
Scott's "Legal Assistants"

Scott has travelled quite a bit around the United States and abroad. Foreign travel includes Israel, Ireland, United Kingdom, Netherlands, France, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, and Ecuador.

When not practicing law, Scott periodically works or has worked as an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Legal Methods, Bar Prep Strategies for the MPT, MBE, and MEE, and Wills and Trusts.

Scott recently launched JurAssist, LLC a company to produce legal technology products and services including Bar Exam Games. The first bar exam game, BARWORDS "soft" launched just in time for the July 2022 bar exam. Check it out at

When not working, Scott enjoys playing interactive and creative games, playing with Luke and Leia, watching escapist movies, meeting people, and helping people. Get to know him well enough and you may hear a "dad" joke or two.

Scott tried (over several years) but failed at beekeeping. Score:Scott 1 || Black Bears 7

Handmade top bar beehive in a steel cage and honeycomb.

(Don) Scott Herron, Esq., JD, MBA
Attorney & Counselor at Law

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