B. Scott Kruka

Of Counsel

Scott Kruka serves as of counsel at Waters Kraus & Paul. Scott’s experience includes asbestos litigation, personal injury cases, and wrongful death suits. A native of Syracuse, New York, Scott earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1987 and the State Bar of Pennsylvania in 2011, Scott has served as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Benzene Litigation
  • International
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • Qui Tam Whistleblower
  • Toxic Tort

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Participant, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1989


  • University of Houston Law Center, Texas, J.D., 1987
  • University of Texas at Austin, Texas, B.A., with honors, 1984

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for recognition on the “Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers” list, produced by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® and published by ALM Media Properties, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell Featured Peer Review Rated Lawyer

What are my chances?

That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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