A follower of Christ since 1971, Scott earned his juris doctor from the University of Virginia in 1980. After working as an Assistant Attorney General for John Ashcroft and then working for a major regional insurance company, Scott came to work for HSLDA
At HSLDA, Scott has assisted thousands of home educating families in dealings with child protective services investigators, police officers, truant officers, principals, superintendents, and prosecuting attorneys. He has represented HSLDA members in court
and testified before many state legislatures on bills affecting the homeschool community.
He currently handles legal issues for HSLDA members in 11 states and one U.S. territory. He is a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and is licensed in Virginia and Missouri. Scott is a frequent speaker at homeschool conferences
and on radio programs across the country.
Scott and his wife, Jane, homeschooled their three adult children and currently homeschool their youngest.