Alexander W. Scott

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Alex has been serving the citizens of Sullivan County since 1990.  Alex began trying cases in the District Courts as a police prosecutor starting in 1994 and as an attorney in the District and Superior Courts starting in 1998.  Prior to joining Buckley & Zopf, Alex was most recently an Assistant County Attorney at the Sullivan County Attorney’s Office and an Attorney at the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.  Alex focused on criminal litigation and criminal appeals.

Alex served as the Police Chief for the City of Claremont from 2003 to 2017.  Alex was the youngest known Chief to take on this challenge and in 2004 was named to the Union Leader’s annual Top 40 Under Forty.  During his tenure he represented the City in criminal matters and assisted the City Solicitor with civil cases, collective bargaining, contract drafting, municipal code drafting, code enforcement, and landlord/tenant issues.

Alex was appointed to Governor John Lynch’s Judicial Selection Committee and served thereon from 2004 to 2012.  Alex was an instructor of Constitutional Law for the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council and taught at River Valley Community College and Norwich University.

Alex grew up in Springfield, New Hampshire.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Norwich University, magna cum laude, in 1992 and attained the rank of Sergeant First Class in the Corp of Cadets.  He attended U.N.H. School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) where he graduated in the top twenty percent of his class in 1998.  Alex has been a member of the New Hampshire Bar since 1998.  While in law school, Alex worked for the Concord, New Hampshire law firms of Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. and Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.A.  While at Rath, Young and Pignatelli, Alex co-authored an article for the New Hampshire Bar Journal with Attorney Ann McLane Kuster, “Is Your Mama a Llama” The Brave New World of Reproductive Technology, March 1998, Volume 39, Number 1.  After graduation, Alex served as the Assistant Sullivan County Attorney from 1998 to 2003.

Alex and his wife Kathy live in Claremont and when they aren’t at work they are likely hiking, skiing, cycling, swimming, playing field hockey or camping with their two daughters.

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