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The founder of the McMillen Law Firm, and its senior trial lawyer, Scott R. McMillen handles medical malpractice cases throughout Florida and Georgia. He started his legal career as a hospital attorney, but for more than 30 years he has been representing injured patients and their families. Mr. McMillen has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1980, and in Georgia since 1979.
Throughout his lengthy career, Mr. McMillen has been highly active in community and professional organizations. He has financially supported and served on the boards of many charitable and community organizations. He is has been a member of the Board of Directors of The Florida Justice Association, which is the large statewide organization of trial lawyers in Florida (formerly called The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers). He is also a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He has twice served as Chairman of the Florida Justice Association’s Medical Malpractice Committee. He has been elected by his peers to serve as the President of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association, President of the Orange County Bar Association, President of the Orange County Legal Aid Society, and as a Governor of the Florida Bar Association (the statewide organization that includes every licensed lawyer in the State of Florida). Along with his attorney daughter, Allison C. McMillen, he currently serves as the author of the medical malpractice law column in the Journal of the Florida Justice Association which is published monthly and distributed to plaintiff attorneys statewide, and together they co-authored a chapter in the Florida Medical Malpractice Handbook, Second Edition, published by The Florida Bar Association in 2009. Other important malpractice publications include “The Overlooked Emergency Room Cause of Action” Vol. LXXI, No. 10 The Florida Bar Journal (Nov. 1997), and “The Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations” Vol. LXX, No. 2 The Florida Bar Journal (Feb. 1996).