Biography Overview

Scott Whitley was born in Summit, NJ in 1959. He graduated from College of William & Mary in 1981 with a BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration).

After working for a year for Emery Airfreight, Mr. Whitley attended Stetson Law School 1982 and transferred to, and graduated from, University of Florida Law School in 1985.

He has practiced insurance defense for 5 years in Miami and then 5 years in Tampa before joining this firm in 1996. Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Civil Trial Practice since 1997 and American Board of Trial Advocates since 2003.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice


  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Florida Justice Association
  • Certified by American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer since 1997.


  • College of William & Mary, B.A., 1981
  • Stetson University
  • University of Florida, J.D. 1985
Recent successes
Jimison v. WelshMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Paree v. LawrenceMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Dannewitz v. Brandywine Financial Services CorpCar Accident Lawyer & Auto Injury Attorneys
Scott v. BillingsMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Northup v. AckenMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Woodworth v. ZakiMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Smith v. Florida Mental HealthMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Hollifield v. LaukhufMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
Pearson v. LabCorpMedical Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers

Recent Successes

  • Jimison v. Welsh


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  • Paree v. Lawrence


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  • Dannewitz v. Brandywine Financial Services Corp


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