Matthew D. Scott

Matthew D. Scott received a Juris Doctorate degree from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California.

Mr. Scott founded MDSLaw in 2011 and now focuses entirely on helping families and business owners to plan their futures.  Working in close collaboration with a trusted network of financial advisers, accountants, bankers and real estate professionals, Mr. Scott delivers high-quality legal services in a no-nonsense fashion. He has prepared over a thousand estate plans for clients throughout California.

A vigorous advocate of alternative dispute resolution, Mr. Scott has received training in negotiations and settlements and completed over 40 hours of formal mediation instruction. He prefers to assist parties in resolving their differences outside the courtroom.

Prior to law school, Mr. Scott received a Bachelor of Music degree from Brigham Young University. He has performed in several countries and sung in a dozen languages, including a performance at Carnegie Hall. In the fall of 2016, he released a second solo album under his own label (MDSMusic), which can be heard at facebook.com/thesongsarehere.

Mr. Scott is fluent in Spanish, having lived in Mexico for two years and taught university-level courses for over four years.  He enjoys great outdoor adventures, pianos of all vintages, and ice cream in all flavors.  He lives in Roseville with his wife and four children.