Derek Scott

Derek Scott is an associate attorney who practices in Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law and Corporate Law and advises on complex probate and estate administration within the firm where business and real estate is involved.

Derek is starting his second career as an attorney after an extensive management career in large scale commercial and industrial real estate development and corporate real estate in Southern California.  He is a seasoned veteran in closing large real estate transactions, financings, joint ventures and construction projects as well as all aspects of commercial and industrial leasing, build-to-suits and tenant improvement build-outs from both the developer and corporate tenant perspectives.

Derek holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, with emphasis in Real Estate Finance from California State University, Long Beach (1993), an MBA from the University of California, Irvine (1995) with a focus on finance and real estate, and a Juris Doctor from Chapman University School of Law (1999) where he focused on land use, real estate, business and environmental law.

Derek is a widower, and now enjoys spending his free time involved in community service through a local fellowship and his church and going on nature walks with his black lab, Sadie Boo.

For a consultation with Derek in Centralia or Olympia, call (360) 736-1301 or E-mail him at Derek@centralialaw.com.