Scott K. Maxwell, Esq.

​Attorney Scott Maxwell is an experienced attorney licensed to practice in Virginia, California, New York, and Connecticut (ret.). Attorney Maxwell’s practice is focused on estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, residential real estate, and healthcare law. 

Core Values

  • Compassionate representation of clients
  • Personalized attention
  • Prompt, open, and honest communication
  • Financially efficient representation
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Superb legal research


  • Virginia
  • New York
  • California
  • Connecticut (ret.)
  • Various Federal Courts

Awards and Honors

  • New York State Bar Association Professor William R. Ginsberg Memorial Essay Contest, First Place
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout (1999)
  • Cub Scout Den Leader (2019-2022)

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning (Forming Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, etc.)
  • Probate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Residential Real Estate closings (purchases, sales, refinances)


  • St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 2003

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • California Bar Association


  • Protecting the Environment? EPA’s Dubious Reasoning for Denying a California Emissions Waiver Application, 30 N.Y. Env’l Lawyer 32 (2010)