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Richard S. Scott


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Richard S. Scott (Retired) is a Partner with Leech Tishman and a member of the Estates & Trusts Practice Group. Dick is highly regarded for his experience in estate planning and administration. In 1999, Dick merged his well-established estate planning/administration practice with Leech Tishman, bringing with him more than 35 years of estate-related legal experience.

Dick is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney and is featured in the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Bar Associations, and serves on their probate and trust law sections. He is also a member and past board member of the Pittsburgh Estate Planning Council.

A long-standing volunteer with non-profit organizations serving the disabled (ACHIEVA [formerly ARC – Allegheny], ARC-PA, ARC-US and the Easter Seals), Dick is well known in the community for his estate planning work for people with disabilities and their families. He recently played a lead role in creating The Family Trust, a non-profit organization that provides estate planning and fiduciary services to families of people with disabilities.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., cum laude, Princeton University

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Professional Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)
Allegheny County Bar Association (Probate and Trust Law Section)
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Probate and Estate Planning Section)

Professional Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney
Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council Allied Professional of the Year (2011)

Community Involvement

Easter Seals
Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh (Member and Past Board Member)
The Family Trust