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Scott Paul Swope

Scott Paul Swope

Trial Attorney; Former traffic homicide investigator
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims
  • Florida
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Scott received his bachelor's degree in finance from the University of South Florida. Prior to attending law school at the University of Florida, Scott was a Pinellas County Deputy Sheriff and a member of the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). As a member of MAIT, Scott was responsible for investigating serious and fatal crashes. He received advanced training in accident investigation techniques, forensic lamp examination, and accident reconstruction.

For more than 20 years, Scott has represented people who have been injured in crashes caused by the negligent driving of others. Although the majority of crash cases are resolved by way of a mutually agreeable settlement, Scott has handled numerous jury trials throughout Florida involving contested liability and damages. Scott also spent seven years as a part-time Civil Traffic Infraction Hearing Officer for the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court where he presided over hundreds of traffic infraction hearings.

Scott owns a law firm with his wife Margaret who is also a lawyer. He has two children and lives in Palm Harbor, Florida.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation at my office or your home
  • Contingent Fees
    No fees or costs unless we recover money for you
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
University of Florida
J.D. (1997) | Law
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University of South Florida
B.S. (1994) | Finance
Honors: Magna cum laude
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 117481
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Kinesic Interview and Interrogation
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Certified Law Enforcement Officer
Tampa Police Academy
Traffic Homicide Investigation
Institute of Police Technology and Managment
Websites & Blogs
Swope Law, P.L. - Injury Trial Attorneys
Social Media
Contact & Map
34921 US HIghway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
Telephone: (727) 725-0200
Cell: (727) 743-0800
Fax: (727) 725-0208
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