Scott Delius is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee, and the firm handles a variety of civil litigation matters for individuals, businesses, and insurance companies in both states.
Scott has received an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Scott is a civil mediator who has successfully mediated nearly one thousand civil cases.
He also serves our country as a lieutenant colonel in the Georgia Army National Guard, and he is an Afghanistan veteran.
Scott earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he was awarded the Chancellor’s Citation for extraordinary campus leadership and service.
He earned his law degree from the University of Memphis, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and a member of the labor law national moot court team.
Scott answered the call to serve following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and joined the Georgia Army National Guard. He closed his solo law practice and volunteered for duty in Afghanistan where he served as an adviser to the Afghan National Army from 2006 – 2007.
Lieutenant Colonel Delius helped the Afghans establish a military justice system which included training Afghan legal officers and establishing a military court. He also organized and led humanitarian service missions that delivered food and clothing to needy Afghan civilians.
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- Meritorious Service Medal
- Army Commendation Medal
- Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
- National Defense Service Medal
- Afghanistan Campaign Medal
- Global War on Terrorism Medal
- Overseas Service Ribbon
- Armed Forces Reserve Medal With “M” Device
- Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal
- Army Service Ribbon
- Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
- NATO Medal
- Georgia Meritorious Service Medal
- Georgia National Guard Humanitarian Service Award Ribbon
- Georgia National Guard State Active Duty Ribbon
He has also qualified as a rifle sharpshooter and as a pistol marksman.
Lieutenant Colonel Delius currently serves as an Assistant State Judge Advocate at the Georgia National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters in Marietta, Georgia. He also serves as a prosecutor, defense counsel, and legal adviser in soldier discharge proceedings.
Scott was honored to be appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to serve as a member of the Georgia Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) from 2011-2018. The JNC recommends candidates to the Governor for appointment to fill open state, superior, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court judgeships in Georgia.
Scott is a former Fulton County Magistrate Court judge.
Scott was elected by his fellow lawyers to serve on the State Bar of Georgia Board of Governors where he is a representative for the Atlanta Circuit. The Board of Governors controls and administers the affairs of the State Bar of Georgia.
Scott serves as an advisory board member for the Atlanta History Center Veterans Park. He is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the National Guard Association of Georgia, the National Guard Association of the United States, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.