Scott N. Alperin is a respected estate planning, asset protection and wealth management attorney based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has practiced law for over 20 years and has extensive experience working with families and businesses.
Legal & Professional Affiliations:
Scott is an Estate Planning Law Specialist*, which is an American Bar Association-accredited designation for attorneys who have demonstrated a high level of professionalism, skill and knowledge in the area of estate planning law. He is also an Accredited Estate Planner®, a designation bestowed upon estate planning professionals who have the highest standards of knowledge, skill, ethical conduct and experience in estate planning. Scott is a member of Wealth Counsel, a national organization of over 2,500 lawyers who share their experience and wisdom — and who are committed to serving estate planning clients with dignity and excellence. He is also an accredited attorney agent for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Scott also serves as an office and director of the Norfolk-Tidewater Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. In addition, Scott is a member of the Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council, the Financial Planning Association, and the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association.
Scott represents clients in all matters relating to Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Business Law, Business Succession Planning, Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Tax-Deferred Exchanges.
Education, Honors & Awards:
Born and raised in Norfolk, Scott is a 1986 graduate of Norfolk Academy. In 1990, Scott graduated from the University of Virginia (Charlottesville), where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree French Language and Literature. In 1994, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree. Scott was a member of Law Review and the Associate Articles Editor of the University of Baltimore Law Forum. He served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. Scott received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Criminal Procedure. Scott is an AV Rated attoney by the distinguished Martindale Hubbell group.
Scott currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys as well as the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Inc. He also serves on the board of Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, an organization that provides a full spectrum of services to meet the health, education and welfare needs of individuals in the Hampton Roads community.
Court Admissions & Bar Memberships:
Scott is admitted to practice law in all State Courts in Maryland (1994), Georgia (1995) and Virginia (1996). In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar, Georgia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association and Virginia Beach Bar Association.
Family & Hobbies:
Scott lives in Norfolk, Virginia, with his wife, Lori and his two children, Noah and Zoey. When he’s not helping you protect your family assets and business, he enjoys biking, snowboarding and bodyboarding.
*Although an Estate Planning Law Specialist is an accreditation recognized by the American Bar Association, there is no procedure in the Commonwealth of Virginia for approving certifying organizations.
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