P. Scott McGee

Attorney

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P.O. Box 909
Norwich, VT 05055-0909

Tel: 802-295-2800
Fax: 802-295-3344

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Education:

  • J.D., Catholic University School of Law, 1975
  • B.A., Amherst College, cum laude, 1970

Prior Experience:

  • 1984-2021, Senior Partner, Hershenson, Carter, Scott and McGee, P.C.
  • 1980-1984, Assistant United State Attorney, District of Vermont
  • 1976-1980 Lamoille County State’s Attorney

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Vermont Bar Association

Admissions:

  • Vermont
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Biography: 

P. Scott McGee joined the firm in 2021 and is a principal of the firm.  Mr. McGee engages in general litigation with substantial experience in civil, family, personal injury and criminal defense litigation.  Mr. McGee has a statewide practice in representing licensed professionals from all fields in proceedings before licensing and disciplinary boards.

Mr. McGee is a frequent lecturer on ethics and professionalism at legal education programs for lawyers. He is a past president of the Vermont Association for Justice, formerly the Vermont Trial Lawyers Association (2008-09), and of the Vermont State’s Attorneys Association (1978-79). He is past Chair of the Vermont Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules. He is past Vice-Chair of the Vermont Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Responsibility. Mr. McGee has served on the State Board of Mental Health, the Vermont Council on the Humanities, and the State Governing Board of Common Cause Vermont. He is past Chairman of the Board of the Laraway School, Inc. and is a past Chairman of the Board of The Family Place, a United Way agency in the Upper Valley. Mr. McGee was the first recipient of the Vermont Bar Association Distinguished Pro Bono Service award and received a Vermont Bar Association recognition award in 2016 for his work co-chairing the Vermont Access to Justice Campaign.  In 2017 he received a commendation from the National Legal Services Corporation for his service to low income Vermonters.

Mr. McGee was educated at the Loomis School (1965) and attended Denstone College, Staffordshire, England on an English Speaking Union Fellowship (1965-66). He graduated from Amherst College (B.A., cum laude, 1970) and Catholic University School of Law (J.D. 1975). He was admitted to practice in Vermont in 1975 and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1980. He served as Lamoille County State’s Attorney (1976-80) and was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Vermont (1980-84). He was previously a senior partner at the Norwich, Vermont law firm of Hershenson, Carter, Scott and McGee before its merger with the firm.

Mr. McGee is a member of the firm’s litigation group and practices primarily in the areas of Professional Discipline Defense in proceedings before the Office of Professional Regulation and in Bar disciplinary and Judicial Conduct Board proceedings.  He also has an active practice in Civil and Personal Injury Litigation,  Family Law and Criminal Defense. Mr. McGee is also an experience Mediator with a state-wide Mediation practice.