Scott is the founder of Southern Hills Law PLLC in Custer, South Dakota. After graduating in the top third of his class at KU law, Scott practiced civil litigation and advice at the law firm of Riling, Burkhead and Nitcher, Chtd in Lawrence, Kansas from 2006-2008. He worked as an Assistant County Attorney in Dodge City Kansas from 2008-2016 handling all types of cases, including homicide, violent crime, property crime, traffic, and other cases. Mr. James was an integral part of the 2011 Dodge City RICO indictment of the Norteno Street Gang in Dodge city. Scott had the privilege of serving as Kiowa County Attorney from 2013 through 2018. As Kiowa County Attorney, Scott represented the County in all matters, civil and criminal. Scott then served as the attorney general for the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge SD. Scott now lives in Hermosa, SD, with his wife and son and when not practicing law, enjoys the wonders of the outdoors the Black Hills of South Dakota have to offer.