S J Harris Law
Scott J. Harris is a dedicated attorney focused on defending professionals and businesses against State governmental agencies. His practice is primarily in the world of Professional License Defense.
Mr. Harris is a former Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice, where he represented many of the licensing agencies of the California Department of Consumer Affairs, and the People of the State of California. Scott J. Harris served as the Liaison Deputy for the Licensing Section of the Office of the Attorney General to the California Board of Accountancy, and the Court Reporters Board of California, and prosecuted hundreds of cases involving professional licensing discipline, license applications (Statement of Issues), petitions for reinstatement, administrative appeals, and appeals by Writ of Mandamus in the California Superior Court.
Scott J. Harris also has experience in general business and personal civil litigation in California State Court and has represented clients in State criminal court proceedings.Combining his experiences, Mr. Harris aims to serve clients in Administrative Law and Professional License Defense matters. As someone who has spent many years first prosecuting, and now vigorously defending, licensed professionals and businesses, he understands every phase of the license defense process and the different types of cases, hearings, violations and appeal options that exist.
Mr. Harris is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles where he focuses on Administrative Law and Appellate Advocacy (Moot Court). In 2020, he was selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers List, he has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, Southern California for seven consecutive years (2012 - 2018) and for the second year in a row was named a Top Lawyer by Pasadena Magazine in 2020.
Scott J. Harris is a graduate of the esteemed Johns Hopkins University of Baltimore, Maryland, and obtained his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California.
Scott J. Harris serves as a committee member to the Paralegal Advisory Committee of the Los Angeles City College, as a coach to the Loyola Law School Environmental Moot Court and the Loyola Law School Williams Institute LGBT Moot Court Teams, and is a former participant of the California Department of Justice's National Institute of Trial Advocacy program.
Scott J. Harris is the Chairman of the Pacific-Southwest Regional Board (and immediate past Vice-Chairman) and a National Commissioner of the Anti Defamation League (ADL), one of the world's preeminent civil rights organizations. He has been an active Board Member for several years, and is the former Co-Chairman of the Glass Leadership Institute, ADL, Southern California Region.To learn more about Scott J. Harris, his law practice, and the ways he may be able to assist you and your family, please contact S J Harris Law and attorney Scott J. Harris.
Areas Of Practice. We protect clients during every stage of the professional license defense process and in Administrative Law.
We represent professionals and businesses whose licenses are at risk due to a criminal conviction or substance abuse problems, as well as those who are alleged to have violated standards of care or a trade standard within their profession, which is also referred to as gross negligence or incompetence.Professional License DefenseNurse License DefenseDoctor/Physician License DefensePsychologist License DefenseAdministrative LawEthics & Professional ResponsibilityLicensed Vocational Nurse LicensesDentist and Dental Assistant LicensesChiropractor LicensesPharmacy and Pharmacist LicenseMental Health Professionals, including Marriage and Family TherapistReal Estate License DefenseInsurance License DefenseConstruction (CSLB) and Structural Pest Control Related License DefenseAutomotive Related License DefenseTeacher, School, and Daycare DefenseAll businesses and Individuals licensed, regulated and credentialed by a State or Local Governmental AgencyAgencies We Have Appeared BeforeBar AdmissionsCaliforniaEducationLoyola Law School, Los Angeles, CaliforniaJohns Hopkins University of Baltimore, MarylandProfessional Associations And MembershipsLos Angeles City College, Member, Paralegal Advisory CommitteeVice –Chair and Board Member, Anti Defamation League – RegionalAssociate National Commissioner, Anti Defamation League- NationalGlass Leadership Institute, ADL, Southern California Region, Co-Chairman,2010 - 2011Los Angeles County Bar AssociationBeverly Hills Bar AssociationLoyola Law School Environmental Moot Court Team, CoachLoyola Law School – UCLA Williams Institute Moot Court Team, Coach.California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals, MemberLos Angeles Gay and Lesbian Bar AssociationAdministrative Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Adjunct Professor
Super Lawyers, Southern California
Pasadena Best Attorneys