Scott Middleton

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Long Island Law Firm: Scott Middleton Scott Middleton is head of the Negligence Department at Campolo, Middleton & McCormick. He has focused on representing clients in personal injury matters for nearly 25 years. His education included graduating from Stony Brook University followed by Brooklyn Law School. After graduating from law school he began practicing law at a well-known and respected New York City defense firm. Scott's experience has included representing individuals and defending small and large corporations, as well as municipalities in a wide array of personal injury matters including general negligence cases, motor vehicle (including bus and truck cases), wrongful death, labor law, civil rights, product liability and architect and engineer cases.

In addition to his legal experience Scott has served his community as Trustee for the Village of Lake Grove, Mayor (having been elected to 3 consecutive terms) and Village Justice. He presently holds the position of Village Attorney and Prosecutor. Scott has been a lecturer in the Masters in Public Policy Program at Stony Brook University teaching Administrative Law and continues his involvement with the University and in his community in various charitable endeavors.

Education
Stony Brook University, B.A.
Brooklyn Law School, J.D.

Admissions
New York
Connecticut
US District Court, Southern District of New York
US District Court, Eastern District of New York

Recognitions
2007 - Distinguished Alumni Award in Political Science Stony Brook University
2012 - 2012 Legal Eagle Long Island Pulse
2012 - Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating AV Preeminent rating The Martindale-Hubbell
2013 - New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition

Leadership Roles
2001-2006: Mayor of Lake Grove
2011-2012: Stony Brook Alumni Association President
2010-2013: Co-Chair Suffolk County Bar Assoc. Supreme Court Committee
2013-Present: Chair Stony Brook Intercollegiate Athletic Board
2013-Present: Board member of the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency

Boards/Associations
Member of the Suffolk County Bar Association
Member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association
Member of the Transportation Lawyers Association
Member of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
Member of Suffolk County Village Officials Association
Member of Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Member of the Suffolk County Magistrates Assn
Member of the Nassau/Suffolk Trial Lawyers
Member of New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Representative Matters
Insurance Defense
Defense of coach bus company in multi party litigation involving numerous insurance issues and catastrophic injuries.
Municipal Litigation
Representing municipalities in civil rights cases involving allegations of excessive force, false arrest and false imprisonment.
Mediator
Appointed as mediator for Super Storm Sandy Victims.

Scott can be reached at smiddleton@cmmllp.com.

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