Scott Herlihy

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Scott Herlihy Litigation Attorney


Scott Herlihy received his undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 1992, and his J.D. cum laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1997. While in law school, Scott was the Research Editor on the St. Mary’s Law Journal in 1997, and a Staff Writer with Honors in 1996. He also interned with the Supreme Court of Texas.

Scott is licensed in all Texas state and federal courts and was selected as a “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2005 and 2006, an honor bestowed upon less than 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40. Scott is a member of the State Bar Family Law and Litigation Sections, the Travis County, Williamson County, and Hays County Bar Associations, the Austin Bar Association Family Law and Litigation Sections, and is an Austin Bar Foundation Fellow.

Scott handles a wide range of family law matters, both contested and uncontested, including divorces involving large and complex estates as well as more modest asset and property divisions, modifications of Texas and out-of-state orders, custody disputes, establishment and enforcement of child support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, paternity cases, and grandparents’ rights matters.

In addition, Scott has significant experience in handling both civil and commercial matters. Scott has represented individuals and businesses as both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil cases, including contract disputes, construction cases, insurance disputes, property disputes, and business disputes.

Scott makes himself highly available to his clients and takes the time to listen so that he understands all of their needs and concerns. He understands that dealing with the legal process can be difficult and stressful, so it is important to him that his clients have the utmost confidence and trust in him, are fully informed of all matters in their case, and are comfortable with their working relationship. Scott’s clients’ best interests are always paramount.

Why Hire Jefferies & Herlihy, LLC?

  • Empathetic Approach
    We have been exactly where you are and because of that, I can offer empathy and help in a way that is unique and solution-oriented.
  • Accounting Background
    When it comes to high stakes litigation, having counsel with an accounting background, skilled and experienced in litigation, and who understands how businesses operate and should be valued, is a significant asset.
  • Personalized Representation
    We value treating every client like family. Personal trust and relatability are the hallmarks of any good attorney-client relationship.

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