Scott Christopher Adams

Scott Christopher Adams

Persian Gulf War
  • Appeals & Appellate, Employment Law, Personal Injury...
  • Florida, Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida
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Mr. Adams received his Juris Doctorate from the Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University, graduating in the top 5% of his class. In law school, Mr. Adams was a member of Law Review, as well as, the Chief Advocate for the Moot Court Honor Society. He attended law school as a Dean Fellow Scholarship recipient. While in law school, Mr. Adams received the "Book Award" (highest grade) in Corporations, Tax, and Appellate Practice. Prior to seeking higher education, Mr. Adams served in the United States Army and the New Jersey Army National Guard. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, where he received a Commendation for Valor for Action in Combat. He ended his military career at the rank of Sergeant. Following law school, Mr. Adams was awarded a prestigious Judicial Law Clerk position with the Honorable Melanie May of Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals. Since completing his Judicial Clerkship, Mr. Adams has focused his practice exclusively on employment and personal injury litigation. His experience includes cases involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, hostile work environment, disability claims, unpaid overtime, unpaid minimum wage, unpaid wages, tip-pool violations, Family Medical Leave Act, COBRA claims, negligence claims, slip and fall, premise liability, automobile accidents and appellate practice. Mr. Adams has successfully represented hundreds of employees seeking damages from their employers in both Federal and State court. He has successfully tried numerous cases, including claims of discrimination, unpaid overtime (Fair Labor Standards Act), and unpaid wages. Mr. Adams is licensed to represent clients in all Florida State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Adams is a founding partner of LaBar | Adam

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Auto Accidents
  • Civil Litigation
  • COBRA Claims
  • Dog Bites
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • General Civil Liability (UM, PIP & Bad Faith)
  • General Negligent Claims
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Negligent Retention
  • Negligent Supervision
  • Nonpayment of Wages
  • Overtime Pay
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Unpaid Wages
  • Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Retaliation Protection
  • Polygraph Protection
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Neck Injuries
  • Birth Injuries
  • Slip and Fall
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Harassment
  • Wrongful Death
  • ERISA
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Unpaid Overtime
  • Minimum Wage
  • FMLA Violations
  • USERRA
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida
11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court
Languages
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Veteran
Persian Gulf War
Current
New Jersey Army National Guard
Current
United States Army
Current
Education
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
Awards
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Pro Bono Award
Florida State Bar
Graduated in the top 5% of his class
Nova Southeastern Univerisyt- Shepard Broad Law Center
Chief Advocate, Moot Court Honor Society
Nova Southeastern Univerisyt- Shepard Broad Law Center
Law Review
Nova Southeastern University- Shepard Broad Law Center
Dean Fellow Scholarship
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Awarded a Prestigious Judicial Law Clerk Position with the Honorable Melanie May
Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals
"Book Award” in Corporations, Tax, and Appellate Practice
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Wage and Hour Subcommittee
Member
Current
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section
Member
Current
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
Member
Current
Orange County Bar Association
Member
Current
Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
Nova Law review
Member
Current
Florida State Bar # 573442
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
An Overtime and Minimum Wage Claim Survives a Party’s Death
LaBar Adams
The Fair Labor Standards Act will Cover More Employees Commencing on December 1, 2016
LaBar Adams
Defending the Rights of the Wrongfully Terminated
LaBar Adams
The Law Protects Employees Who Complain About Not Receiving Their Overtime Pay Or Minimum Wage
LaBar Adams
Independent Contractors Are Entitled to Overtime Pay and Minimum Wage When They Are Misclassified as Employees
LaBar Adams
Protecting Employees’ Rights To Engage In Concerted Activity
LaBar Adams
When Is An Employer Strictly Liable For Sexual Harassment?
LaBar Adams
What Are Disallowable Deductions Under Minimum Wage Law?
LaBar Adams
Are Employees That Are Paid By Straight Commission Entitled To Overtime Pay And Minimum Wage?
LaBar Adams
Salespersons Can Be Entitled To Overtime Pay And Minimum Wage
LaBar Adams
Interns Are Entitled to Overtime Pay and Minimum Wage When They Are Really Employees
LaBar Adams
Are Employees Entitled to Overtime Pay And Minimum Wage When Their Pay Records And Time Records Do Not Accurately Reflect The Hours Actually Worked?
LaBar Adams
Are Salaried Employees Entitled To Overtime Pay And Minimum Wage?
LaBar Adams
What Should Be Included in an Employee’s Regular Rate of Pay When Calculating Overtime Wages Owed?
LaBar Adams
Remedying Unfair Labor Conditions and Civil Rights Violations
LaBar Adams
Protecting Employee’s Civil Rights
LaBar Adams
Halting Employers’ Improper Attempts at Subsidizing its Payroll with Employees’ Tips
LaBar Adams
Rectifying Substandard Wages and Oppressive Working Hours
LaBar Adams
Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment by a Supervisor
LaBar Adams
Constitutional Right to Trial by Jury Under Attack in Employment Cases by Employers
LaBar & Adamas
Supervisor Status in Discrimination Cases - After Vance v. Ball State, 133 S.Ct. 2434 (2013)
LaBar & Adamas
Websites & Blogs
Website
LaBar Adams - Employment Law
Website
LaBar Adams - Orlando Law Firm
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Contact & Map
LaBar Adams
2300 East Concord St
Orlando, FL 32803
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 680-4529
Telephone: (407) 835-8968
Fax: (407) 835-8969