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Scott grew up on a small grain and livestock farm just outside of Grand Forks. In addition to farming, his father was a contractor who built houses, grain bins, and warehouse facilities. Scott developed both an ethic and industry knowledge working with his dad during these early years. 

He graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.A. in History in 1987 and a Juris Doctorate in 1990. Upon graduation, he spent one year clerking for the North Dakota Supreme Court. He has been in private practice in Grand Forks since that time.   

He is licensed to practice in the State of North Dakota, the United States District Court of North Dakota, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Scott is married with two adult children. In addition to spending time with family and friends, he enjoys volunteering. He has served as President of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, President of the Thompson Education Endowment Foundation, as chair of a municipal assessment commission, as a member of a technical education advisory committee, as a confirmation instructor and as a youth coach, among numerous other volunteer positions over the years.  

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