Walter A. (Scott) Lucas
Partner

Partner Walter A. (Scott) Lucas focuses his practice on white collar criminal matters and other complex civil and criminal litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the state of Ohio. He has a specific emphasis on state and federal criminal defense, complex civil litigation, white collar crime and related government/regulatory enforcement matters, commercial litigation, and professional disciplinary matters and administrative proceedings. In December 2013, Scott was a presenter on the topic of “Closing Argument for the Defense,” at the Criminal Trial Essentials for New Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys Conference that was sponsored by the Akron Bar Association and the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office. In September 2015, Scott was a presenter at the Ohio State Bar Association’s program on Criminal Advocacy. His presentation focused on “Considerations in Preparing for Sentencing in Federal Cases.”

Education

  • Baldwin-Wallace University, B.A. cum laude, 1994
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1997

Press, Publications and Presentations

2015 -
"Considerations in Preparing for Sentencing in Federal Cases," Ohio State Bar Association - Criminal Advocacy Seminar, September 24, 2015 - Cleveland, Ohio
2013 -
"Closing Argument for the Defense," Criminal Trial Essentials for New Prosecutors and Defense Attorneys, Akron Bar Association and Summit County Prosecutor's Office, December 10, 2013

Representative Matters

State and federal criminal defense

Complex civil litigation

White collar crime

Government/regulatory enforcement matters

Commercial litigation

Professional disciplinary matters and administrative proceedings

Professional Associations

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Litigation Section
Criminal Law Section, Secretary and Former Chair (2011-2012)

Akron Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

Ohio State Bar Association

American Bar Association, Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Honors, Awards and Civic/Community Involvement

Baldwin-Wallace University Lettermen's Alumni Association

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


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