Thomas R. Scott, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Grundy, VA

Street Law Firm, LLP
 | 1142 Riverview St, PO Box 2100
Grundy, VA 24614
Phone: 866-254-8770
Fax: 276-935-4162
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Family Law (30%)
Attorney Profile

Thomas R. Scott, Jr., is a senior partner at Street Law Firm, LLP, in Grundy, Virginia. Mr. Scott practices criminal defense, family law and personal injury law, representing clients in Grundy and throughout Buchanan County, Virginia.

Mr. Scott has been licensed to practice law since 1977 and has more than 40 years of experience. He has litigated a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal matters, from traffic offenses to murder. He has also handled family law cases involving divorce, child custody and child support as well as personal injury matters involving automobile accidents, defective products, premises liability, workers’ compensation and wrongful death.

Along with running his law practice, Mr. Scott is general counsel and an assistant visiting professor of law at Appalachian School of Law. He serves in several leadership roles in his community, including sitting on the boards of Miners & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., the Boy Scouts of America Sequoyah Council and TruPoint Bank.

Mr. Scott has earned recognition including an AV Preeminent* rating from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is active in professional organizations including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He also previously served as chairman of Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board and has been named one of the “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in government and political science from Hampden-Sydney College, Mr. Scott received his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and Tennessee, as well as before various federal courts.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Family Law (30%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

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About Thomas Scott, Jr.

Admitted: 1977, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Bill Geimer Award
  • AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubble
  • Best Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  •  United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit  
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board
  • Sequoyah Council Executive Board, Boy Scouts of America
  • TruPoint Bank, Board of Directors (Chairman)
  • Miners & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., Board of Directors (Chairman)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Appalachian School of Law, Assistant Visiting Professor of Law and General Counsel, 2005


  • Commonwealth v. Roger Keith Coleman

Educational Background:

  • Hampden-Sydney College, B.A. in Government and Political Science, 1974
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Office Location for Thomas R. Scott, Jr.

1142 Riverview St
PO Box 2100
Grundy, VA 24614

Phone: 866-254-8770

Fax: 276-935-4162

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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