M. Scott Bucci
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Bucci & Dix
11449 Robious Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Scott’s practice focuses on personal injury and family law matters. He has successfully tried a wide variety of cases, including automobile accident, premises liability, products liability and construction dispute cases. He is often requested to associate as co-counsel on personal injury matters as well.
Scott has received an 'AV® Preeminent' rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory. He has also been recognized in Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, as well as in SuperLawyers Magazine in the category of Plaintiff's Personal Injury, and as a 'Legal Elite' in Virginia Business Magazine in the categories of Civil Litigation and Family Law, and as a top 100 trial lawyer in Virginia by The National Trial Lawyers.
Scott has tried over 125 civil cases to verdict with a greater than 75 percent favorable verdict rate (wins in cases of contested liability, or verdicts above or below the opposing sides last offer or demand in admitted liability cases). He has tried cases in over 25 jurisdictions in Virginia, including state court trials in Richmond, Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Chesapeake, Gloucester, York County, Prince William County, Arlington, Fairfax, Montgomery County, Charlottesville, and Lynchburg. He frequently represents clients in federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and has tried cases in the Newport News and Alexandria Divisions of the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Harrisonburg and Danville Divisions of the Western District of Virginia.
Prior to founding Bucci & Dix, LLC, Scott was a partner at a boutique civil litigation firm located in downtown Richmond. He has represented a variety of corporations and insurance companies in lawsuits throughout Virginia. In particular, Scott was trial counsel for Wal-Mart for over 7 years in state and federal courts, and in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Scott graduated with High Honors from the George Mason University School of Law in 1998. He worked as a law clerk for the Virginia Beach Circuit Court after graduation from law school. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia, and was awarded the Malcolm H. Kerr scholarship to study the Middle East in Cairo, Egypt.
Scott has lived in the Richmond area since 1999. He resides in Midlothian with his wife, Melissa, and their two twin sons, Hays and Leo, and their bulldog, Bogart.
· Green v. Maroules, et al., 211 Fed. Appx. 159, No. 04-2538 (4th Cir. 2006)
· Hodge v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 360 F.3d 446 (4th Cir. 2004)
· Layne v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, 2007 WL 128320 (W.D.Va. January 11, 2007)
· Kribbs v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, 2006 WL 1788969 (E.D.Va. June 27, 2006)
· Eggleston v. Wal-Mart Stores East, LP, 2006 WL 1050654 (E.D.Va. April 20, 2006)
University of Virginia, B.A.
George Mason University, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
Professional Honors & Activities:
Lewis Powell Inn of Court
Virginia State Bar
United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals