Chris Scott

Direct: 512.329.1006
Firm: 512.329.3290
Fax: 888.255.0132


Mr. Scott has defended businesses and individuals throughout the State of Texas.  He has always been a defense lawyer, primarily practicing in the areas of personal injury defense, representing clients in lawsuits involving automobile and trucking accidents, premises liability matters, construction accidents, products liability cases, and insurance bad faith claims. He worked with the State Bar of Texas, first as an Assistant General Counsel enforcing the State Bar’s lawyer disciplinary rules, and then as the State Bar’s corporate counsel.


Mr. Scott formed Castagna Scott LLP in January 2012.  Mr. Scott was affiliated with Connolly & Castagna, L.L.P. since its formation in November 2001. Prior to that he was affiliated with the firm of Black & Connolly, L.L.P. From February 1997 to April 1999 he worked with the State Bar of Texas prosecuting attorney disciplinary matters and acting as corporate counsel. He began his law career in Corpus Christi in 1986, where he worked with various defense firms and then was a partner in the law firm of Chaves, Gonzales & Hoblit, L.L.P.


Mr. Scott received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1986, where he was a member of the Order of the Barons.  He obtained his B.S. from the School of Communications of the University of Texas in Austin in 1979.

Bar admissions and activities

Mr. Scott is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association.


Mr. Scott was born in Houston, Texas in 1958. He currently resides in Austin with his wife and son.