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Scott Tillett

Scott Tillett

An appellate lawyer you can count on when everything is on the line.
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • California
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Biography

Scott Tillett co-founded Pine Tillett Pine LLP in 2016 where he handles civil appeals, specializing in plaintiff-side appeals with an emphasis on employment matters. Mr. Tillett is recognized as a Certified Appellate Law Specialist by the State Bar of California and he has been named to the Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars list consecutively since 2016. He was selected as one of five finalists for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles's (CAALA) Appellate Attorney of the Year Award in 2019. Along with his partner, Norman Pine, Mr. Tillett was a recipient of the Daily Journal's 2020 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award for his work on the landmark wrongful death civil rights action, B.B. v. County of Los Angeles (2020) 10 Cal.5th 1. He was also named one of The Daily Journal's "Top Labor & Employment Lawyers" in 2021.

In conjunction with his partner, Norman Pine, Mr. Tillett serves as an Associate Editor of Advocate Magazine, supervising the annual “Employment Law” issue. Mr. Tillett serves on the CELA Education Committee and the CAALA Wellness Committee. He is also a member of CAOC, AAJ, and the Appellate Courts Section of the LACBA.

Mr. Tillett received his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law in 2010. During law school, Mr. Tillett externed for the Honorable Judith C. Chirlin of the Los Angeles Superior Court and the Honorable Florence Marie Cooper of the United States District Court. Mr. Tillett was also a member of the USC Law, Review of Law and Social Justice, where he authored a note on the safety of pediatric off-label antidepressant prescription practices, which was published in 2010.

As an attorney, Mr. Tillett has authored articles for the CAALA publication, ADVOCATE, on the Private Attorney's General Act (May 2019), whistleblower protections (May 2018), the disentitlement doctrine (December 2017), and arbitration enforcement (June 2015).

Education
University of Southern California
J.D. (2010)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Pine Tillett Pine LLP
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Associate
Pine & Pine
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Associate
Khorrami Boucher Sumner & Sanguinetti LLP
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Associate
R. Rex Parris Law Firm
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Judicial Extern to the Honorable Florence Marie-Cooper
United States District Court, Central District of California
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Law Clerk
Girardi & Keese
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Judicial Extern to Honorable Judith C. Chirlin
Los Angeles Superior Court
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Speaking Engagements
Substance abuse and mental health issues among attorneys, CAALA 2019 Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
NELA Wellness Brunch, NELA 2020 Annual Convention
National Employment Lawyers Association
The Whole Lawyer: Mental Health, Well-Being, and Substance Abuse, LACBA 2020 Labor & Employment Law Symposium
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Specialty Credits, CAALA 2021 Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
Certifications
Certified Appellate Law Specialist
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Awards
Southern California Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top Labor & Employment Lawyer
Daily Journal
California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY) Award
Daily Journal
Received for work on the landmark wrongful death civil rights action, B.B. v. County of Los Angeles (2020) 10 Cal.5th 1.
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 275119
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorney's Association of Los Angeles
Vice-Chair of Wellness Committee
Current
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California Employment Lawyers Association
Education Committee
Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association Appellate Courts Section
Current
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American Association for Justice
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 275119
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
14156 Magnolia Blvd
Suite 200
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Telephone: (818) 379-9710