Scott D. Stovall

Scott StovallRichmond, Virginia

Principal

phone  804-320-9100
800-948-7160
fax 804-323-7006
email sstovall@cowangates.com

Scott’s practice focuses on tax and estate planning, probate and estate administration, elder and disability law, corporate and business law, including corporations, limited liability companies, succession planning, sale and purchase of assets, stock, and membership interests, and non-profit (501(c)(3)) organizations, as well as guardianship and conservatorship matters and special needs trust preparation for the incapacitated and their families. Scott represents a wide array of businesses in industries including construction, property development and management, real estate, retail, manufacturing, insurance, IT, and dentistry and medicine. He advises businesses and individuals on employment law issues, including noncompetition agreements and severance packages, and represents sellers, purchasers, and developers in residential and commercial real estate transactions and related issues such as construction and permanent financing, contracts, covenants, easements, and leases. Virginia Super Lawyers magazine recognized Scott as a four-time Rising Star®. Scott is a member and immediate past-President of the Huguenot Trail Rotary Club in Midlothian, Virginia. He was inducted as a member of the Estate Planning Council of Richmond in 2013. Scott also teaches Law Skills (legal research, writing and argument) at the University of Richmond School.

Scott discusses Estate Planning & Probate

Scott discusses Business & Corporate Law

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Areas of Practice: 
Estate Planning
Tax Planning
Estate Administration and Probate
Corporate and Business Law
Contract and Lease Drafting and Negotiation
Succession Planning
Employment Law
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Law
Elder Law
Bar Admissions:
Virginia, 2004
Education:
University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
J.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Member, McNeill Honor Society
Honors: Recipient, Charles T. Norman Award, best All-Around Graduating Law Student
Law Review: University of Richmond Law Review, Editor, 2002 – 2004
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 2001
B.S., Marketing
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Student of the Year in Marketing and Business Law
Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, 1999
Honors and Awards:
Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 (Estate Planning & Probate)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Huguenot Trail Rotary Club, Member
Science Museum Foundation, Board Member
Estate Planning Council of Richmond, Member
Past Employment Positions:
CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. – Legal Department, Law Clerk, 2002 – 2004