Education: University of Tennessee at Martin, B.S., 1985, University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D., 1988
Membership: American Board of Trial Advocates (Past President-Western Missouri-Eastern Kansas Chapter); Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (President-Elect and Fellow of the Bar); Kansas and Tennessee Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member, Board of Governors); Kansas Association for Justice (Member,Board of Governors); American Association for Justice (Member, Product Liability Section).
Admissions: 1988, Missouri; 1989, Kansas; U.S. District Court, Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri and the District of Kansas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth and Tenth Circuits ; U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1995, Tennessee
Miscellaneous Information: Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Listed in The Best Lawyers Of America ® in the category of Personal Injury Litigation.
SCOTT S. BETHUNE is a founding member of the law firm of Davis, Bethune & Jones, LLC in Kansas City, MO. Mr. Bethune and his firm concentrate their trial practice in the areas of automobile/tractor-trailer litigation, lead paint litigation, product liability, professional negligence, railroad crossing litigation and mass tort litigation. Mr. Bethune received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee-Martin in 1985 and received a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1988.
Mr. Bethune is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri, Kansas and Tennessee. Mr. Bethune is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri and the District of Kansas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits.
Mr. Bethune is listed in The Best Lawyers Of America ® in the category of Personal Injury Litigation. He has also been recognized in the Kansas City Business Journal as “Best of the Bar” by his peers as well as a “Super Lawyer” by the Missouri Kansas Super Lawyer Magazine. In addition, Mr. Bethune has been inducted as a member of The American Board of Trial Advocates.He has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubble law directory,which is the highest given.
Mr. Bethune is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member Board of Governors), the Kansas Association for Justice (Member Board of Governors) the American Association for Justice (Member Products Liability Section), the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (President-Elect and Fellow of the Bar), the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, and a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.