Scott holds degrees from University of Houston, 1983 Juris Doctorate and University of Texas at Arlington, 1978 B.A. in Philosophy.
Scott is a Member of the American Bar Association, a Member of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, and a a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is a former Associate Judge, Farmers Branch, Texas.
Scott was born and raised in Dallas County. He has three daughters, one a Texas A&M graduate and two daughters, attending middle school and high school.