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Scott C. Hart
252.633.3131 x: 228
252.633.3507 fax

Scott C. Hart

Shareholder-Director
 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Civil Litigation in State and Federal Courts

  • Defense of actions involving law enforcement liability, civil rights, hospitals and local governments

  • Appellate work at the state and federal level

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation and arbitration)

  • Employment Law

  • Insurance Defense

  • Law Enforcement Representation and Training


EDUCATION

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (J.D., 1992)

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (B.A., 1989)


BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State of North Carolina

  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts

  • Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals

  • United States Supreme Court


STATE CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Arbitrator

  • Certified Superior Court Mediator

  • Certified Law Enforcement Trainer (Legal)


ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/ HONORS

  • Craven County Bar Association, former president

  • North Carolina Bar Association

  • 3B Judicial District Bar Association

  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court

  • Past President, Craven County Chapter, American Heart Association (1996-1998)

  • Past President, New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club (2000-2001)

  • Advisor, Havelock High School Mock Trial Team (1998, 1999)

  • N.C. Legal Elite (2009)

  • N.C. Super Lawyers (2010-2020)

  • Rated AV/Preeminent (highest possible rating) for ethical standards and legal ability by Martindale-Hubbell since 2013

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2019

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, the NC Association of Defense Attorneys. 

  • Current ADR Practice Group Chair, NC Association of Defense Attorneys.

  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals since 2019

  • NC Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Council (2017-2020)

  • Bar Councilor, NC State Bar (2020-2023)