Dr. R. Scott Fraley, Partner

Email: sfraley@rlattorneys.com
Phone: (972) 905-9540

Dr. R. Scott Fraley is a Partner in the Dallas office of Resnick & Louis, PC., where he practices primarily in defense of commercial construction claims, insurance coverage and bad faith, serious torts, mediation, and arbitration. Scott has more than 32-years’ experience defending and litigating medical malpractice claims, construction matters, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, personal injury, wrongful death, property, UM/UIM matters, auto liability and appeals.

Scott was born in Sweetwater, Texas, and began his career in Austin and Dallas. After nine years, he formed his own firm in Dallas with his former partner, which he managed for some twenty years. After a brief stint back in Austin, Scott returned to Dallas in 2022 to join Resnick & Louis, PC.

Scott received his undergraduate degree from the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin, where he received Special Honors. He then attended The University of Texas School of Law, serving as a member of The Texas Law Review. In 2013, Scott obtained his M.A. in the History of Ideas from The University of Texas at Dallas, then in 2021completed his Ph.D. in Literature at that same institution. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Sigma Tau Delta Honor Societies. He also taught as a Professor at Baylor Law School and The University of Texas School of Law.

When not engaged in practice, Scott is an avid golfer, hiker, and sports fan, who enjoys football and hockey in particular. He remains close to his three adult children, with whom he spends as much time as his busy schedule affords.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Liberal Arts Honors Program with Honors | Special Honors, University of Texas at Austin
  • Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Texas School of Law
  • Master of Arts in History of Ideas, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Literature, University of Texas at Dallas

Licenses & Admissions:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • All Courts of Appeal
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Federal Courts of Appeal for the Western, Southern, and Northern Districts of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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