Scott H. Wolpert has been with Timoney Knox since 1992 and was elected Managing Partner of the firm effective July 1, 2018. His practice focuses in the areas of special education and school law, students’ rights, and employment law. He regularly handles special education administrative hearings and civil litigation in state and federal court and has extensive experience in handling legal issues involving students and schools, including claims related to special education, bullying, harassment, sexual abuse, physical abuse, compliance with federal or state laws which protect students, and discrimination occurring in schools. He is a frequent speaker in his areas of practice.
He holds a degree in political science from Ursinus College, where he was a Dean’s List student and received the Trucksess Prize for the study of law. Scott earned his law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law.
Active in many civic and charitable organizations, Scott served as a mock trial coach through the Pennsylvania Bar Association between 1997 and 2009 and 2019 to the present. He is a past president of the LaSalle College High School Alumni Association and is a past member of the Board of Advisors of the Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. Scott currently serves on the Board of Directors of Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Pennsylvania, a non-profit organization that provides care management for persons with disabilities. Scott also currently serves on the Maxwell Football Club’s Board of Directors and he was a Division 1 NCAA football official between 2011 – 2018.
Before joining Timoney Knox, Scott was a law clerk for The Honorable Bernard A. Moore in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.