Scott L. Frost

Partner

Scott Frost is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul and practices in the firm’s Los Angeles and Dallas offices. Scott is an experienced litigator who tries benzene exposure and defective medical device cases along with asbestos exposure and mesothelioma cases. He is licensed to practice law by the state bars of California, Texas, Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, Hawaii, and Oregon. Scott is also a member of the the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is also accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and he formerly served with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the U.S. Army. Scott is a cum laude graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. While serving in the United States Army, Scott was appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. In that capacity, he tried cases on behalf of the United States in District Court in Waco, Texas and earned the victim assistance award. Scott is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College. Since 2000, Scott has successfully tried asbestos cases across the country. He has been recognized in Texas Monthly magazine on the 2005 Law & Politics Texas Rising Stars list and again from 2014 through 2018 on the Southern California Super Lawyers list published by Thomson Reuters. Scott is also a frequent presenter at asbestos conferences. His pro bono work includes of counsel appointments by the Public Justice Foundation for asbestos removal litigation involving the St. Louis Airport, the Fort Worth Cowtown Inn project, and St. Bernard Parish. Scott is a member of the American Association for Justice and is the co-chair of the Asbestos Litigation Section. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the State Bar of Hawaii, the State Bar of Indiana, and the State Bar of Texas.

Areas of Practice 

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Of counsel, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Foundation
  • St. Louis Airport Asbestos Removal Litigation
  • Fort Worth Cowtown Inn Project
  • St. Bernard Parish Asbestos Removal

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2018
  • Hawaii, 2017
  • California, 2008
  • Texas, 2000
  • Georgia, 1996
  • Kentucky, 1994
  • Indiana, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1994
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, B.S.B.A., cum laude, 1991

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
    • Co-Chair, Asbestos Litigation Section, 2012-Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for inclusion on the Southern California Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, published by Law & Politics, 2005
  • Graduate, Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College, 1999
  • National Moot Court Team, University of Kentucky, 1994

Other Appointments

  • Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs, 2016-Present
  • JAG Corps, United States Army, 1995-2000

Publications & Speeches

  • Co-Chair, HarrisMartin’s California Asbestos Litigation: Trial 101, May 12, 2017
  • Panelist, Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, Young Lawyers Lunch: There and Back Again—Tales and Advice on How to Win Your Cases at Trial, Satisfy your Clients and Keep You Partners Happy, All at the Same Time; and DNA in The Court Room—The Cutting Edge of Science and Medicine, Beverly Hills, California, March 14-15, 2016
  • Panelist, Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, The Perils of Successor Liability: Who is Really in the Hot Seat?, Perrin Conferences, Beverly Hills, California, March 17-18, 2014
  • Co-Chair, Asbestos Litigation in 2013 and Beyond, Asbestos Litigation Group, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 20-23, 2013
  • Speaker, Overview of Recent Verdicts, Case law, and Emerging Issues from the Front Lines, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 22, 2013
  • Speaker, Building an Asbestosis Case, 2012 Arizona Regional Conference, Mesa, AZ, October 4-5, 2012
  • Speaker, Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview & Outlook, Perrin Conferences, San Francisco, CA, September 10-12, 2012
  • Speaker, Plaintiff’s Asbestos Litigation Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16, 2012
  • Co-Chair, 4th Annual Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation Conference, HB Litigation Conferences, April 7-8, 2011
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s National Asbestos Conference: Litigation and Trial of MDL Asbestos Claims in Federal Court, February 24-25, 2011
  • Speaker, Asbestos Litigation Crash Course, HB Litigation Conferences, February 24, 2010
  • Speaker, Asbestos Litigation Conference: A Comprehensive National Overview and Outlook, Perrin Conferences, San Francisco, California, September 14-16, 2009
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Asbestos Conference: Trial of a Take-Home Exposure Case from Jury Selection to Verdict, The Peninsula Chicago, June 22-23, 2009
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Trial of a Benzene Case Conference, December 8-9, 2008
  • Speaker, Mealey’s Asbestos Litigation Super Conference, Sept. 22-24, 2008
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Trial of a Mesothelioma Case from Jury Selection to Verdict, June 23-24, 2008
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s “Alabama Toxic Tort Litigation: Life After the Griffin Ruling”, May 19, 2008
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Asbestos Litigation Conference: Peripheral No More, Part III, 2008
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Texas Asbestos & Silica Litigation Conference: Life After Borg-Warner v. Flores, 2007
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Asbestos Litigation Conference: Peripheral No More,  2007
  • Speaker, Mealey’s Asbestos 101 Conference, 2005
  • Speaker, Mealey’s Asbestos Premises Liability Conference, 2003

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Scott L. Frost

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