Matthew Scott

Matthew Scott

Law Office of Matthew D. Scott
9245 Laguna Springs Drive
Suite 200
Elk Grove, CA 95758

Phone: 916-509-7262
Fax: 866-509-4706

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Matthew D. Scott received a Juris Doctorate degree from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. Mr. Scott has worked for various law firms in the Sacramento region, focusing on estate planning, probate and trust litigation, estate administration, Social Security Disability, family law, and workers’ compensation. He opened his own practice (MDSLaw) in 2011, focused entirely on helping families to plan their futures. Working in close collaboration with a trusted network of financial advisers, accountants, bankers and real estate professionals, MDSLaw seeks to deliver high-quality legal services in a no-nonsense fashion. He has prepared well over a thousand estate plans for clients throughout California. He worked as a California State Bar-certified law student advocate and later as a team leader at the pro-bono Elder Law Clinic at McGeorge, assisting elderly clients with estate planning, Medicare / Medi-Cal issues, landlord/tenant disputes, and trust litigation. A vigorous advocate of alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Scott has training in negotiations and settlement and completed over 40 hours of formal mediation training. He has assisted opposing parties to resolve their disputes without the need for court trials. Prior to law school, Mr. Scott received a Bachelor of Music degree from Brigham Young University, where he studied vocal performance with emphasis in opera, and Spanish. He has performed in several countries and sung in nearly a dozen languages in solo and ensemble appearances, including a performance in Carnegie Hall. In the fall of 2011, he released a debut solo album under his own label (MDSMusic), which can be heard at Mr. Scott is fluent in Spanish, having lived in Mexico for two years and taught university-level courses for over four years. He remains active in the Hispanic community and travels to Mexico as occasion permits. Mr. Scott lives in Elk Grove with his wife and three children.

Practice Areas

Conservatorship, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Life Care Planning, Medicaid Planning, Probate, Special Needs Planning

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