Attorney Biography   Delius_Scott_D_02

Scott Delius is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee, and the firm handles a variety of civil litigation matters for individuals, businesses and insurance companies in both states.

Scott also serves our country as a lieutenant colonel in the Georgia Army National Guard, and he is an Afghanistan veteran.

Scott earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he was awarded the Chancellor’s Citation for
Extraordinary Campus Leadership and Service.

Scott earned his law degree from the University of Memphis, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and a member of the labor law national moot court team.

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Scott answered the call to serve following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and joined the Georgia Army National Guard. He shut down his solo law practice and volunteered for duty in Afghanistan where he served as an adviser to the Afghan National Army from 2006 – 2007.

Lieutenant Colonel Delius helped the Afghans establish a military justice system which included training Afghan legal officers and establishing a military court. He also organized and led humanitarian service missions that delivered food and clothing to needy Afghan civilians.

Visit the Firm News section of our website to learn more about Scott’s service in Afghanistan.

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Lieutenant Colonel Delius has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/M Device), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Training Ribbon, NATO Medal, the Georgia Meritorious Service Medal and the Georgia State Active Duty ribbon. He has also qualified as a rifle sharpshooter and as a pistol marksman.

Lieutenant Colonel Delius currently serves as an Assistant State Judge Advocate at the Georgia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. He also serves as a prosecutor, defense counsel and legal adviser in soldier discharge proceedings.

Scott serves as a member of the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC). Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appoints JNC members, who recommend candidates for appointment to fill open state, superior and appellate court judgeships in Georgia. Scott was appointed to serve on the JNC in 2011 and was re-appointed in 2015.

Scott is a civil mediator affiliated with Miles Mediation and Arbitration Services, LLC in Atlanta, where he has successfully mediated hundreds of civil cases. He was inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals due to his outstanding alternative dispute resolution skills.

Scott has received an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell. He was elected by his fellow lawyers to serve on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors where he is a representative for the Atlanta Circuit.  The Board of Governors controls and administers the affairs of the State Bar of Georgia.  Scott serves on the committee for the State Bar’s Military Legal Assistance Program, the State Bar’s Disciplinary Rules and Procedures standing committee and the Judicial Qualifications Commission Legislation Task Force.

Scott is a former Fulton County Magistrate Court judge.

Scott volunteers for the Fulton County Veterans Court and serves on the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission.

Scott serves as an advisory board member for the Atlanta History Center Veterans Park. He is a member of the Federalist Society, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.