A Lakewood, Colorado native, Scot graduated from the University of Denver prior to attending law school at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. While at Drake, he was a member of the Drake Law Review and active in interscholastic moot court competitions. He received his juris doctorate with honors from Drake in 2003. He is licensed to practice in Colorado state courts, the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado, and the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
When not practicing law, Scot enjoys taking long walks with his wife Chandra and son Milo.