A self-professed workaholic, Scott L. Poisson is passionate about fighting for the rights of the injured. He has dedicated his entire legal career to this pursuit and has been doing so for well over 20 years. He believes in fighting fairly and within the confines of the law and has been able to achieve outstanding results for his clients due to his willingness to outwork and his ability to out think the opposing counsel.
As a partner at Bernstein & Poisson, Scott is personally involved in every single case the firm takes on. His empathy for his clients is evident in the level of support he provides through the duration of each case – and beyond. Scott understands the helplessness and anger that the victim of a serious injury can feel. He applies his legal experience and strength to hold negligent parties accountable, all to help the injured face better and brighter futures.
DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE FOR HIS CLIENTS
Scott’s extensive experience in personal injury law gives him a distinct edge inside and outside the civil courtroom. He knows what it takes to properly prepare a case and utilizes the firm’s resources to do so. Along with partnerJack Bernstein, Scott looks at the end goal and then strategizes to develop a plan that offers the best opportunity at achieving that result. He also realizes that every case is different and that real people are involved. His passion for winning is fueled by the knowledge that he is improving his clients’ lives when he succeeds.
BACKGROUND & EDUCATION
Scott received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at Davidson College in North Carolina in 1990 and went on to graduate with honors from the University of Miami School of Law in 1993. During his first year of law school, Scott participated in a summer clerkship where he worked on a case involving a dock worker who was seriously injured in fall and sustained brain damage. This case solidified Scott’s desire to help others through his legal practice. After he graduated and passed the bar, he has focused exclusively on representing the injured.
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