Labor & Employment
Criminal/DUI Defense
Personal Injury
Family Law


The State Bar of California
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
Former Intermountian Volunteer Fire & Rescue Board of Directors

Western State University




Scott H. Toothacre joined the firm in 2015. He is an experienced trial attorney. His practice focuses primarily on civil litigation, with a stint of cases dealing with family law and criminal defense. After graduating from Western State University School of Law in 1989, he immediately began working as an associate attorney for the the law firm of Toothacre & Pederson, which eventually became Toothacre & Toothacre.

Prior to law school he was an intern at the San Diego County District Attorney’s office. While in school he was a member of Law Review and the President of the Delta Theta Phi law fraternity.

Scott has successfully tried over 30 jury trials, primarily civil, but also criminal. His ability to connect with jurors has resulted in favorable outcomes for both his civil and criminal clients. Scott is admitted to practice in all California State courts; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Supreme Court, where he has appeared and argued resulting in a published opinion.

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