Scott A. Blakeley joined La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames in 2008 and became a shareholder in 2015. Scott’s practice involves the representation of health care practitioners and groups, health maintenance organizations, and health care facilities in medical malpractice, managed care liability, elder neglect and abuse, and general liability matters. Scott has a background in bioethics and harbors great respect for the health care profession.
Scott has defended nearly 500 Superior Court and Binding Arbitration lawsuits with approximately 250 direct assignments. He has been lead counsel at multiple medical malpractice and general liability Binding Arbitration hearings. Scott personally manages each case and oversees a highly dedicated team of well qualified litigation attorneys, paralegals, and administrative assistants.
Scott received his B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Cleveland State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2004. He earned his J.D. from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California in 2007, and became a member of the State Bar of California that same year.
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Scott has resided in Los Angeles since 2004. He is an avid Cleveland sports fan.