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130 North Court Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
Tel: (901) 524-5134
Fax: (901) 524-5024
Email: scrosby@bpjlaw.com
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PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial and Business Litigation
Family Law
Insurance Litigation and Coverage
Taxation

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
• Tennessee, 1991.
• Georgia, 1990.
• United States District Courts in Georgia and Tennessee
• United States Tax Court
• Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
• Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
• American Bar Association
• Federal Bar Association
• Tennessee Bar Association
• Memphis Bar Association

Scott J. Crosby

MEMBER

Mr. Crosby joined the firm in 1995 after serving for five years as a Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, in Washington, DC. He has been a Member of the firm since 1999. His practice is presently focused on family law matters, tax controversies, and general commercial litigation, with a particular interest in two areas of workers’ compensation: premium fraud and subrogation. In his family law practice, Mr. Crosby represents clients in divorce litigation involving both property and custody matters. With his varied practice, Mr. Crosby splits his time between state and federal court practice in Memphis, and, outside of Memphis, he has appeared in federal courts in bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters across Tennessee and in Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Arkansas.

EDUCATION
• University of Virginia (B.A., 1986); University of Virginia (J.D., 1990). Notes Editor, University of Virginia Tax Review , 1990.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
• Trial Attorney, Department of Justice, Tax Division, Washington, D.C., 1990-1995
• Department of Justice Special Achievement Award, 1991
• Recipient, Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award, 1993
• Fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
• Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
• Member, National Association of Subrogation Professionals
• President, Memphis Collaborative Divorce Alliance
• Named to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list in area of business litigation for Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas, 2006-2014
• Board of Directors, Salvation Army - Memphis, 2002-Present (Chairman, 2008-2009)
• Board of Directors, Levitt Shell, 2010-Present
• Board of Directors, Trezevant Manor, 2006-Present (President, 2012-2013)

PUBLICATIONS AND RECENT PRESENTATIONS
• Co-author: Special Project, An Empirical Study of Intercircuit Conflicts on Federal Income Tax Issues , 9 VA. TAX REV. 125 (1989)
• Speaker, 2000 Super Conference, National Council of Investigation and Security Specialist and Mid South Chapter of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
• Speaker, "Family Law Update - Divorce & Bankruptcy," Sterling Education Services, September 2008 and 2009, Memphis, TN
• Speaker, "Collaborative Law," Memphis Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, April 2010 & May 2012

RECENT REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
• Successfully tried breach of contract matter at the administrative hearing level in front of the Department of Commerce and Insurance, March 2009
• Successfully tried breach of contract matter and misrepresentation case in Federal Court in Savannah, GA, February 2010
• Successfully tried breach of contract matter in Circuit Court, Shelby County, TN, January 2009
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