Adams & Graham, L.L.P. - Business

Law Office of
Adams & Graham, L.L.P.

134 East Van Buren Avenue
Suite 301
Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: 956-428-7495
Fax: 956-428-2954
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Scott T. Clark

Scott T. Clark

Partner
Location:
Harlingen, Texas
Phone:
956-428-7495
Fax:
956-428-2954
Email:

SCOTT CLARK

Scott Clark practices primarily in the areas of:

  • State and federal civil appeals
  • Personal injury defense, including products liability, construction accidents, and premises liability
  • Medical and legal malpractice
  • Employment law

Mr. Clark is a frequent speaker at Legal Education Conferences, having spoken twice at the State Bar's Appellate Boot Camp, as well as speaking at the statewide seminar of the Texas Municipal League in 2010, the State Bar's South Padre Island "Soaking Up Some CLE" in 2009, and at several regional seminars on a variety of topics.

He came to Adams & Graham from the staff of the 13th Court of Appeals, where he worked for 4.5 years and had risen to the position of Deputy Chief Staff Attorney before departing for private practice with Adams & Graham.  He was recognized as a "Rising Star of Texas Law" by Texas Monthly magazine in 2005 and 2006, before he became too old to be a "Rising Star."  He is a 1996 graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, and a 1991 graduate of Austin College. 

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Personal Injury - Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Employment Law
  • Business & Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2000

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Austin College, Sherman, TX
    • B.A.
    • Major: English
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Civil Litigation Update: Money Where the Mold Is", 17 Texas Lawyer 42, p. 40, December 24, 2001

Representative Cases

Classes/Seminars

  • Seminar: Employment Law Issues for Rio Grande Valley Employers, Rio Grande Valley Partnership, 2001
  • Speaker: Employment Law & Legislative Update, Society for Human Resource Management, Lower Valley Chapter, 2001 - 2002
  • State Bar Civil Appellate Boot Camp, "Working and Playing Well With Others: Professional Courtesy in Appellate Practice", 2005
  • State Bar Civil Appellate Boot Camp, "Preservation of Error Pre-Trial", 2006
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association Appellate Section, "A Whole New World of Mandamus", 2008
  • State Bar Soaking Up Some CLE, "Jury Charge: Principles and Strategies", 2009
  • Attorney Workshop Compliments of HCBA, "Preservation of Error and Crafting a Clean Record", 2009
  • Texas Municipal League Attorney Workshop, "Recent State Cases of Interest to Cities", 2010
  • South Texas Insurance Seminar, "Prejudice to Insurer from Policyholder's Breach", 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cameron County Bar Association, Member
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association, Member
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Texas 13th Court of Appeals, Deputy Chief Staff Attorney, 2000
  • Texas 13th Court of Appeals, Staff Attorney, 1998 - 1999
  • Texas 13th Court of Appeals, Briefing Attorney, 1996 - 1997

At the Law Offices of Adams & Graham, L.L.P., our attorneys represent clients in Harlingen, Texas, as well as other communities in the Rio Grande Valley and Coastal Bend area of South Texas, including Brownsville, Raymondville, McAllen, Edinburg, Rio Grande City, Laredo, Alice and Corpus Christi. We also serve clients in other communities in Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Willacy County, Webb County, Zapata County, Nueces County, Jim Wells County, Jim Hogg County, Starr County, Brooks County and Duval County.