Mr. Scott A. Schweber

Mr. Scott A. Schweber: Attorney with Scott A. Schweber, LLC

Biography

Active litigation practice handling wide variety of civil litigation matters from inception to conclusion in federal and Georgia state courts.

Exceptional trial skills, extensive knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Georgia Civil Practice Act as well as excellent legal research and writing skills.

Personally handle all cases, including drafting substantive pleadings, discovery, motions and briefs, as well as preparing for and conducting bench and jury trials, appeals, arbitrations and mediations.

CIVIL LITIGATION-PRACTICE AREAS

Representation of individuals and businesses in lawsuits, appeals, arbitrations, and mediations covering the following areas:

business torts; contract disputes; first party insurance claims; and shareholder disputes

commercial collections; labor and material liens; and contract bond claims

declaratory judgments and injunctive relief

FDIC claims; foreclosures; and real estate disputes

recovery of investment losses

premises liability

professional negligence

sexual abuse/sexual harassment

EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts: Batchelor of Arts: May 1982

Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia: Juris Doctor: May 1985

State Bar of Georgia: November 1985

Admitted to practice in the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the US District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Georgia Supreme Court and all lower Georgia state courts

Certified Arbitrator for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

"AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Included in "Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers" for Civil Litigation

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Successful federal court jury trial defending premises liability claim

Successful recovery for client that was molested by pastor

Successful federal court jury trial prosecuting client's first party insurance claim

Successful garnishment of insurance policy pertaining to tractor trailer accident

Policy limit recovery for clients who were victims of childhood sexual abuse

$1,000,000 recovery for investors in a dispute with a publicly traded company

$200,000 recovery for client in medical malpractice case

$300,000 recovery for investor who lost money is a ponzi scheme

$500,000 recovery from state agency for electrocution death of a contractor

Settlement for a real estate development company seeking specific performance of a contract regarding the purchase of a prime gaming site in Biloxi, Mississippi

$500,000 recovery for mortgage company under its title insurance policy

(Also Of Counsel to Evans, Scholz, Williams & Warncke, L.L.C.)

Areas of Practice (40)

  • Insurance Claims and Coverage Disputes
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Collections
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Contract Litigation
  • Fraud
  • Premises Liability
  • Clergy Sexual Misconduct
  • Professional Negligence
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Collections
  • Contracts
  • Foreclosures
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Sexual Assault
  • Slip and Fall
  • Wrongful Death
  • FDIC Claims
  • Business Torts
  • First Party Insurance Claims
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Labor and Material Liens
  • Contract Bond Claims
  • Declaratory Judgments
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Heirs Property

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-814-0000 ext. 202  Phone
770-490-9962  Cell Phone
404-816-8900  Fax
www.ccealaw.com
University Attended:
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A., 1982
Law School Attended:
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, J.D., 1985
Year of First admission:
1985
Admission:
1985, Georgia; United States Courts of Appeal for the 5th and 11th Circuits; United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court, as well as all lower Georgia state courts
Reported Cases:
Thompson v. Lafarge Bldg. Materials, Inc., 332Ga.App.256 (2014); Lafarge Bldg. Materials, Inc. v. Thompson, 295Ga.637 (2014); Buffa v. Yellowbook Sales and Distributing Co., Inc., 327Ga.App.639 (2014); Thompson v. Lafarge Bldg. Materials, Inc., 323Ga.App.276 (2013); Fid. and Deposit Co. v. LaFarge Bldg. Materials, Inc., 312Ga.App.821 (2011); Lafarge Bldg. Materials, Inc. v. Pratt, 307Ga.App.767 (2011); Khatib v. Bolton, 273 Ga.App.165 (2005); Com. Network Svcs. v. MCI Worldcom, 258Ga.App.208 (2002); Centrust Mortgage Corp. v. Smith & Jenkins, P.C., 220Ga.App.394 (1996); Holbrook v. GE Capital Corp., 196Ga.App.382 (1990)
ISLN:
903905815

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (2)
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  • Mr. Scott A. Schweber

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/07/12 in Litigation on 04/07/12

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/18/11 in Civil Litigation on 05/18/11

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Client Reviews

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  • Mr. Scott A. Schweber

    5.0/5.0 on 07/30/12 on 07/30/12

    Scott really took the time to understand my legal issues. The results that he achieved exceeded my expectations. His knowledge of the law, and concern for me as a clien...

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    Scott really took the time to understand my legal issues. The results that he achieved exceeded my expectations. His knowledge of the law, and concern for me as a client sets him apart from other attorneys that I have used in the past.

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    5.0/5.0 on 07/18/12 on 07/18/12

    Scott Schweber has been our attorney for over 20 years. He handles our transactions and litigation in a practical and efficient manner, always keeping our best interests...

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    Scott Schweber has been our attorney for over 20 years. He handles our transactions and litigation in a practical and efficient manner, always keeping our best interests in mind. His knowledge of the law, pragmatic approach to problem solving and personal attention to detail consistently enables him to deliver cost effective results.

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