Scott J. Judson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Bold, Polisner, Maddow, Nelson & Judson
 | 520 Capitol Mall, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 925-933-7777
Fax: 925-933-7804
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott J. Judson is an at with Bold, Polisner, Maddow, Nelson & Judson law firm, which has office locations in Walnut Creek and Sacramento, California. Mr. Judson opened the Sacramento office of the firm in 2018.  A top-rated attorney with more than seven years of legal experience, Mr. Judson provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Northern California, particularly Sacramento, Yolo, and Sacramento Counties, as and all of the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Estate planning, wills and trusts
  • Estate administration and probate
  • Trust and Estate litigation

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Judson has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and ability to help his clients achieve their goals with regards to their estates as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. He also has extensive experience handling complex trust and estate contests and litigation matters, and he always has his clients' rights and best interests at heart as he works hard to obtain the positive results they expect and deserve for their important and sensitive legal matters.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Judson has earned designation from Expertise as among the best probate attorneys in Sacramento as well as a Top Lawyers designation from Sacramento Magazine. He is also a featured attorney in, and he has received many other top rankings from his peers.

A 2009 graduate of the University of California Davis with degrees in political science (with high honors) and communications (with honors), Mr. Judson continued at his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the UC Davis School of Law in 2012.

In law school, Mr. Judson graduated in the top 25 percent of his class and a member of the Order of the Barristers.  Additionally, Mr. Judson received the Witkin Award in Legal Research and Writing. He also served as chair of the Trial Practice Honors Board and won the Seventh Annual Williams Institute Moot Court Competition at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Mr. Judson remains active with UC Davis and currently serves as the Executive Vice President and President-elect of the UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association board of directors as well as a public address announcer at various athletics events at the university. An active member of his legal community as well, he is a member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Sacramento County Bar Association, and the Schwartz/Levi American Inn of Court in Davis.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate


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Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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About Scott Judson

Admitted: 2012, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Won the Seventh Annual Williams Institute Moot Court Competition at UCLA
  • Graduated as a Member of the Order of Barristers
  • Witkin Award in Legal Research and Writing, UC Davis School of Law
  • Chair as the Trial Practice Honors Board, UC Davis School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Public Address Announcer for UC Davis Athletics
  • Executive Vice President and President-Elect - UC Davis Cal Aggie Alumni Association
  • Member, Schwartz/Levi American Inn of Court in Davis
  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California 

Educational Background:

  • UC Davis: B.A. 2009 Political Science, with High Honors and Communications, with Honors, 2009
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Office Location for Scott J. Judson

520 Capitol Mall
Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: 925-933-7777

Fax: 925-933-7804

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Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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