Jacqueline Scott

Jacqueline Scott

Principal Attorney
Bossier City, Louisiana
Just like an energized battery, Jacqueline keeps going and never stops trying to obtain the best results for her clients. She's known for exhausting all legal remedies to procure the best of her abilities. She has been consistently picked as a favorite by her peers, 2003-2014, by SB Magazine Lawyer's Poll. Scott's attributes success to her relationship with God and her strong belief in Matthew 6:33, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and all the things shall be added unto you."

Jacqueline was named 2007 Chamber of Commerce Minority Business woman of the year; Black Lawyers Association President, Member of Shreveport Downtown Unlimited, Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, Fuller Housing Center, Southern University Foundation, Southern University Hall of Fame, and Southern University Chancellor's Advising Board. Jacqueline is a member of the National Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Trial Lawyers Association. Jacqueline's area of practice includes, major personal injuries, wrongful death, criminal, product liability, nursing home neglect, medical malpractice, pharmacy neglect, entertainment law and succession.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Mediation
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Entertainment Law
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Honors and Awards

  • African American Making a Difference Award, 2018
  • 10 Best Law Firm Award, 2017
  • Fascinating People Award, 2017
  • Hospitality People Award, 2017
  • Frontier Role Model Award, 2017
  • Making a Difference Award from Shreveport Bar, 2016
  • All Things, Inc. Award of Appreciation, February 15, 2013
  • National Association of University Women-Shreveport Branch Gold Sponsor Award, June 13, 2013 - June 15, 2013
  • Jobs for America’s Graduates-Louisiana Guest Speaker and Member, December 14, 2012
  • NAACP Award of Recognition, March 9, 2012
  • Mt. Pleasant, M.B.C Black History Program Speaker, February 26, 2012
  • African-American Women Trailblazers Award, February 23, 2012
  • L.L. Brandon Role Model and History Maker Award, June 14, 2011
  • Featured in City Life Magazine’s “Women in Business", May 1, 2011
  • "Best Lawyers in Shreveport / Bossier City", by SB Magazine, 2003 - 2014
  • Shreveport-Bossier, African-American “Make A Difference” Award, 2010
  • University of Notre Dame: Mendoza College of Business Certificate of Achievement, January 1, 2010
  • NAACP Dr. Jesse N. Stone Pioneer Award, September 11, 2010
  • YWCA Women Leaders Creating Change “Woman of the Week”, March 10, 2009
  • The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc.-Beta Alpha Chapter 10th Annual African-American History Month Scholarship Luncheon Legal, February 23, 2008
  • The Shreveport-Bossier Black Lawyers Association Appreciation Award, 2007 - 2009
  • Featured on the cover of SB Magazine: Top Attorneys, April 1, 2007
  • Chamber of Commerce Minority Business Woman of the Year, 2007
  • MBC, Minority Business Counsel Small Business Award Nominee and Small Business of the Year, 2007
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Shreveport Alumnae Chapter Gold Sponsor Award, 2006
  • Southern University Law Center Hall of Fame Inductee, March 31, 2006
  • Featured on the cover of Twin City Community Journal: Special Edition “A Tribute to Black History”, February 1, 2005
  • Featured on the cover of SB Magazine: The Best Lawyers in Shreveport, March 1, 2003
  • Temple Baptist Church #2 “Women’s Survival” Guest Speaker, April 27, 2003
  • Bell South: The Real Yellow Pages Participation Award, 2003
  • Fair Park High School Commencement-Service Appreciation, May 30, 2000
  • Department of Health and Human Resources Public Service Award, March 2, 1998
  • State of Louisiana: Executive Department Certification as the colonel on the staff of Governor Edwin W. Edwards and as Aide de Camp Governor’s Staff, March 1, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bossier Parish Board of Indigent Defenders
  • Bell South Advisory Board
  • United Way Board
  • Southern University Law Center Chancellor's Advisory Board
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Shreveport Bar Association, Member
  • Bossier Bar Association, Member
  • Shreveport/Bossier Black Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Shreveport Criminal Trial Lawyers Association, Member
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