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R. Scott Peden

R. Scott Peden

R. Scott Peden, Attorney at Law
  • Business Law, Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property
  • Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

After 25 years as a corporate attorney and executive, I am very familiar with all aspects of business law and helping businesses grow. In addition, I have been a professional musician for over 30 years and understand exactly the legal challenges that musicians face in the industry. Plus, I've been in the courtroom as well. Ultimately, when diplomacy fails, you have to be ready to fight and I am happy to go up against whoever your adversary may be. However, litigation is expensive and often unnecessary with the right advice. If you are looking for an attorney who is more concerned with growing your business or brand than in billing hours, you should contact me.

Many cases involve amounts under $20,000 and these are too small to interest many lawyers. They are called "small claims," but I know these claims can mean a lot to you. You can go to small claims court by yourself, but having a lawyer to protect your interests is the smart move. Whether you are filing a claim or defending against one, I am focused on small claims and helping you resolve your issues. I offer free consultations and "flat rate" billing so you can easily budget what litigation will cost. For me, its all about helping you be successful.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Entertainment & Sports Law
Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Area
  • Prosecution or Defense of Claims under $20,000
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 15714020
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5th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
General Counsel
Life Partners, Inc.
Directly supervising and coordinating legal operations with assistant general counsel (primarily for regulatory compliance) and hiring and coordinating with outside counsel (primarily for litigation). Providing legal advice to company and its parent as well as negotiating and drafting numerous and various contracts, agreements, marketing materials, intellectual property registration and addressing all other legal issues affecting company.
Baylor Law School
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Trinity University
B.A. (1985) | Communications
Activities: member Alpha Epsilon Rho
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 15714020
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Invited Industry Expert, United States Senate Committee on Aging, Washington, D.C.
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Websites & Blogs
R. Scott Peden - State Bar of Texas
Bloomberg profile
Contact & Map
3728 Willow Bend Circle
Waco, TX 76708
Telephone: (254) 741-0018