Scott K. Burger

Scott is the founding member of Burger Legal, PLLC.  Prior to opening Burger Legal, PLLC, Scott worked for a mid-size (25 attorney) firm in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and a small (5 attorney) firm in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Scott represents both buyers and sellers in commercial real estate closings, including drafting purchase and sale contracts, evaluating title matters, and drafting closing documents.  He assists small businesses and entrepreneurs with business formation, commercial lease reviews, and general legal advice for starting and running their businesses.  Additionally, Scott assists individuals with their estate planning by drafting wills, powers of attorney, living wills and other estate planning documents as necessary or appropriate, and in the unfortunate event of a person’s death, the administration of that person’s estate with the state.

Scott was raised in Okemos, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in history.  He continued his education and obtained his Juris Doctor degree at Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing, Michigan.  While at MSU Law, Scott was an Articles Editor of the Journal of International Law and the Treasurer of the Intellectual Property Law Society.  His article entitled Eradication of a Secondary Infringer’s Safe Havens: The Need for a Multilateral Treaty Addressing Secondary Liability in Copyright Law was published by the Journal following his graduation (18 Mich. St. J. Int’l L. 143 (2009)).

Scott is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, a member of the North Carolina Bar Association (Real Property, Estate Planning, and Young Lawyers Division Sections) and the Forsyth County Bar Association.  He is also a Certified Beer Server in the Cicerone Certification Program.

In his spare time, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Christa, their daughter, Mia, and their two dogs, Yost and Maizey.  He spent Fall of 2013 and 2014 coaching JV Boys Soccer at Bishop McGuinness High School and regularly volunteers as a youth soccer coach with the Winston-Salem Optimist Club.  He also enjoys watching Michigan football and basketball, golfing, and playing other sports as much as his schedule (and knee) allows.

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