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River Scott

River Scott joined Loevy & Loevy as a Military Contracts Attorney with the Whistleblower Practice Group in 2022. Before joining Loevy & Loevy, River served as a JAG Corps attorney-advisor, as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. While in law school, River earned concentrations in international and comparative law and criminal law. River also represented indigent clients in the Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Defense Clinic and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. River is currently an associate member of the American Inns of Court.

Additionally, River is a Major and veteran with 20 years of experience in the Army National Guard. River’s career cycled through specialties including logistics, administration, operations, disaster planning, and most recently commander and instructor of the Officer Candidate and Warrant Officer Candidate Schools.

 

Bar Admissions
Missouri, 2019
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Saint Louis University School of Law, 2019
• JD, concentration in Criminal Law, and International and Comparative Law
• Academic Excellence Award – Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Student Award Quarterfinalist
• Recipient of the Student Veteran’s of America Leadership Award – 2017
• President – Law School for Veteran’s Advocacy
• President – International Law Student Association
• Vice Chair of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity

Columbia College, 2011
• B.S. in Forensic Science (cum laude)
• B.S. in Biology (cum laude)
B.A. in Criminal Justice (cum laude)
Winner of the Schiffman Prize in Ethics
• Winner of Columbia College Festival of Writing; 2006 and 2007

 

Military Awards
• Honor Graduate military HR-MQC; Honor Graduate Ordnance Basic Officer Leadership Course I and II; Honor Graduate Flight Operation Advance Individual Training
• Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Aviation Badge, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M-Device, Overseas Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Missouri Expeditionary Ribbon, Army Physical Fitness Excellence Patch, and the Army Instructor Identification Badge